Stratigraphic and structural architecture of late-basin depositional systems in the Eastern Goldfields Province, Yilgarn Craton
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With the aim of unravelling the stratigraphic and structural development of “late basin” depositional systems in the eastern Yilgarn Craton, this project undertook a new U-Pb age-dating technique for detrital zircons.
The method successfully yielded dates more cheaply and as much as ten times faster than SHRIMP dating, which in turn led the researchers to a dramatically revised interpretation of how the late basins developed.
Keywords: Eastern Goldfields, Yilgarn Craton, U-Pb dating, detrital zircon, late clastic basins
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