Late Eocene Uplift of the Al Hajar Mountains, Oman, Supported by Stratigraphy and Low‐Temperature Thermochronology

@article{Hansman2017LateEU,
  title={Late Eocene Uplift of the Al Hajar Mountains, Oman, Supported by Stratigraphy and Low‐Temperature Thermochronology},
  author={Reuben J. Hansman and Uwe Ring and Stuart N. Thomson and Bas den Brok and Konstanze St{\"u}bner},
  journal={Tectonics},
  year={2017},
  volume={36},
  pages={3081 - 3109}
}
Uplift of the Al Hajar Mountains in Oman has been related to either Late Cretaceous ophiolite obduction or the Neogene Zagros collision. To test these hypotheses, the cooling of the central Al Hajar Mountains is constrained by 10 apatite (U‐Th)/He (AHe), 15 fission track (AFT), and four zircon (U‐Th)/He (ZHe) sample ages. These data show differential cooling between the two major structural culminations of the mountains. In the 3 km high Jabal Akhdar culmination AHe single‐grain ages range… 

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