Detrital zircon U-Pb geochronology of the Magallanes-Austral Basin, Australia

Leonard, Joel S
Fosdick, Julie C; ORCID: 0000-0002-5326-1517
VanderLeest, Rebecca A
In this dataset we present detrital zircon U-Pb geochronology from the Magallanes-Austral retroarc foreland basin of Chile and Argentina (51°30’S). Detrital zircon U-Pb geochronology data show mostly Neogene (~20-40 Ma) and Cretaceous (~70-110 Ma) age groups, with minor amounts of Jurassic (~145-155 Ma) and Paleozoic (~260-540 Ma) zircons that are consistent with a syndepositional arc and recycled external-fold-and thrust belt sources.
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Leonard, J. S., Fosdick, J. C., VanderLeest, R. A., 2020. Detrital zircon U-Pb geochronology of the Magallanes-Austral Basin, Australia, Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). Accessed 2021-09-20.
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Leonard, J.S., Fosdick, J.C., and VanderLeest, R.A., 2020, Erosional and tectonic evolution of a retroarc orogenic wedge as revealed by sedimentary provenance: case of the Oligocene – Miocene Patagonian Andes, Front. Earth Sci.,
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Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International [CC BY-SA 4.0]
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National Science Foundation: 1649585
Coverage Scope: Regional (Continents, Oceans)
Geographic Location: Patagonian Andes, Magallanes-Austral Basin,
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Detrital geochronology, Foreland Basins, Sedimentary provenance, Cenozoic
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