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Argon data for Amazon Craton

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2015-03-11
End Date
2015-03-26

Citation

Morgan, L.E., 2020, Argon data for Amazon Craton: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9P6DU50.

Summary

This dataset accompanies planned publication 'Genesis of early Neoproterozoic gold deposits, southwestern Amazon Craton, western Brazil'. The Ar/Ar data is for samples that record the mineralization of the area. The geochronology provides time constraints for the mineralization studied in the manuscript. Samples were collected from the Amazon Craton region, and collection was done by Rodrigo Prudente de Melo of the Univ. Federal de Goias, who sent them to the USGS Denver Argon Geochronology Laboratory for Ar/Ar analysis.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Leah E Morgan
Originator :
Leah E Morgan
Metadata Contact :
Leah E Morgan
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Energy and Minerals

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ArgonData.csv 25.48 KB text/csv
ArgonSummary.csv 391 Bytes text/csv
DataDictionary.csv 4.42 KB text/csv

Purpose

Data were obtained in order to determine the timing of mineralization in the Amazon Craton. Data were shared to meet open data requirements.

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/P9P6DU50

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