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Título Earth's oldest rocks [Recurso electrónico] / edited by Martin J. Van Kranendonk, R. Hugh Smithies, Vickie C. Bennett.

Publicación Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2007.
Edición 1st ed.
Descripción física 1 online resource (xxi, 1307 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.))
Colección Developments in Precambrian geology ; 15
Nota Title from e-book title screen (viewed Sept. 8, 2008).
Bibliografía Includes bibliographical references (p. 1117-1290) and index.
Contiene: Earth's Oldest Rocks -- Series: Developments in Precambrian Geology -- Publisher: Elsevier -- Series Editor: Kent Condie -- Edited by: Martin J. Van Kranendonk, R. Hugh Smithies, and Vickie Bennett -- Dedication -- Preface -- 1. Aims, scope and outline of the book: Martin J. Van Kranendonk, R. Hugh Smithies, and Vickie Bennett -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Planetary Accretion and the Hadean to Eoarchaean Earth - Building the Foundation -- Chapter 3: Eoarchean Gneiss Complexes -- Chapter 4: The Paleoarchean Pilbara Craton, Western Australia -- Chapter 5: The Paleoarchean Kaapvaal Craton, Southern Africa -- Chapter 6: Paleoarchean Gneiss Terranes -- Chapter 7: Life on Early Earth -- Chapter 8: Tectonics on Early Earth.
Overview and history of investigation of early earth rocks / Brian Windley -- The distribution of Paleoarchean crust / Kent Condie -- The formation of the earth and moon / Stuart Ross Taylor -- Early solar system materials, processes, and chronology / Alex W.R. Bevan -- Dynamics of the Hadean and Archean mantle / Geoffrey F. Davies -- The enigma of the terrestrial protocrust : evidence for its former existence and the importance of its complete disappearance / Balz S. Kamber -- The oldest terrestrial mineral record : a review of 4400 to 4000 Ma detrital zircons from Jack Hills, Western Australia / Aaron J. Cavosie, John W. Valley and Simon A. Wilde -- Evidence of pre-3100 Ma crust in the Youanmi and South West terranes, and Eastern Goldfields superterrane, of the Yilgarn Craton / Stephen Wyche -- The early Archean Acasta gneiss complex : geological, geochronological and isotopic studies and implications for early crustal evolution / Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Tsuyoshi Komiya and Shigenori Maruyama -- Ancient Antarctica : the Archean of the East Antarctic shield / Simon L. Harley and Nigel M. Kelly -- The Itsaq gneiss complex of southern West Greenland and the construction of Eoarchean crust at convergent plate boundaries / Allen P. Nutman ... [et al.] -- The geology of the 3.8 Ga Nuvvuagittuq (Porpoise Cove) greenstone belt, northeastern Superior Province, Canada / Jonathan O'Neil ... [et al.] -- Eoarchean rocks and zircons in the North China Craton / Dunyi Y. Liu ... [et al.] -- The Narryer terrane, Western Australia : a review / Simon A. Wilde and Catherine Spaggiari -- Paleoarchean development of a continental nucleus : the East Pilbara terrane of the Pilbara Craton, Western Australia / Martin J. Van Kranendonk ... [et al.] -- The oldest well-preserved felsic volcanic rocks on earth : geochemical clues to the early evolution of the Pilbara Supergroup and implications for the growth of a Paleoarchean protocontinent / R. Hugh Smithies, David C. Champion and Martin J. Van Kranendonk -- Geochemistry of Paleoarchean granites of the East Pilbara terrane, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia : implications for early Archean crustal growth / David C. Champion and R. Hugh Smithies -- Palaeoarchaean mineral deposits of the Pilbara Craton : genesis, tectonic environment and comparisons with younger deposits / David L. Huston ... [et al.] -- An overview of the pre-Mesoarchean rocks of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa / Marc Poujol -- The ancient gneiss complex of Swaziland and environs : record of early Archean crustal evolution in southern Africa / Alfred Kr�oner -- An overview of the geology of the Barberton greenstone belt and vicinity : implications for early crustal development / Donald R. Lowe and Gary R. Byerly -- Volcanology of the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa : inflation and evolution of flow fields / Jesse C. Dann and Timothy L. Grove -- Silicified basalts, bedded cherts and other sea floor alteration phenomena of the 3.4 Ga Nondweni greenstone belt, South Africa / Axel Hoffman and Allan H. Wilson -- TTG plutons of the Barberton granitoid-greenstone terrain, South Africa / Jean-Fran�cois Moyen ... [et al.] -- Metamorphism in the Barberton granite greenstone terrain : a record of Paleoarchean accretion / Gary Stevens and Jean-Fran�cois Moyen -- Tectono-metamorphic controls on Archaean gold mineralization in the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa : an example from the New Consort gold mine / Annika Dziggel ... [et al.] -- Paleoarchean gneisses in the Minnesota River Valley and northern Michigan, USA / Marion E. Bickford ... [et al.] -- The Assean Lake Complex : ancient crust at the northwestern margin of the Superior Craton, Manitoba, Canada / Christian O. B�ohm, Russell P. Hartlaub and Larry M. Heaman -- Oldest rocks of the Wyoming Craton / Kevin R. Chamberlain and Paul A. Mueller -- The oldest rock assemblages of the Siberian Craton / Oleg M. Rosen and O.M. Turkina -- Searching for earth's earliest life in southern West Greenland : history, current status, and future prospects / Martin J. Whitehouse and Christopher M. Fedo -- A review of the evidence for putative Paleoarchean life in the Pilbara Craton, Western Australia / Martin J. Van Kranendonk -- Stable carbon and sulphur isotope geochemistry of the ca. 3490 Ma Dresser Formation hydrothermal deposit, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia / Yuichiro Ueno -- Organic geochemistry of Archean carbonaceous cherts from the Pilbara Craton, Western Australia / Craig P. Marshall -- Sulphur on the early earth / Steven J. Mojzsis -- The marine carbonate and chert isotope records and their implications for tectonics, life and climate on the early earth / Graham A. Shields -- Venus : a thin-lithosphere analog for early earth? / Vickie L. Hansen -- The earliest subcontinental lithospheric mantle / W.L. Griffin and Suzanne Y. O'Reilly -- Ancient to modern earth : the role of mantle plumes in the making of continental crust / Franco Pirajno -- Eo- to Mesoarchean terranes of the Superior Province and their tectonic context / John A. Percival -- Early Archean asteroid impacts on earth : stratigraphic and isotopic age correlations and possible geodynamic consequences / Andrew Glikson -- Tectonics of early earth / Martin J. Van Kranendonk.
Materia Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian.
Autor secundario Van Kranendonk, Martin.
Smithies, R. H.
Bennett, Vickie C.
ISBN 9786611058029
"target=_new" 0444528105 (Cloth)
"target=_new" 0080552471 (electronic bk.)