Subduction and obduction: two stages in the Eo-Alpine tectonometamorphic evolution of the Oman Mountains

  title={Subduction and obduction: two stages in the Eo-Alpine tectonometamorphic evolution of the Oman Mountains},
  author={J. Le M{\'e}tour and D. Rabu and M. Tegyey and François B{\'e}chennec and M. Beurrier and Michel Villey},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  pages={327 - 339}
Abstract The platform unit of the Oman Mountains is composed of shelf sedimentary and volcanic rocks, ranging in age from late Proterozoic to late Turonian-Coniacian, that were deformed mainly during the polyphase Eo-Alpine tectogenesis. In the late Turonian-Coniacian tangential shearing deformation with NE (oceanward) vergence occurred under HP/LT conditions of regional metamorphism. This tectonic phase was largely responsible for the structural and metamorphic zonation of the platform unit. A… 

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