2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 121 Tuesday, 30 October 2007
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 601

Precambrian Geology

Stephen W. Grimes and Robert J. Malcuit, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
121-18:15 AM EARLY ARCHEAN OPHIOLITES AND THE COOL EARLY EARTH: CAN THEY BE EXPLAINED IN THE CONTEXT OF A TIDAL CAPTURE MODEL FOR THE ORIGIN OF THE MOON?: MALCUIT, Robert J., Dept. of Geosciences, Denison Univ, Granville, OH 43023-1372, malcuit@denison.edu and WINTERS, Ronald R., Phys-Astron. Dept, Denison Univ, Granville, OH 43023
121-28:30 AM RECONSTRUCTING ARCHEAN CLIMATE WITH HARD AND MODIFIED KINFLOW: RYE, Rob, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, 3651 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740, rye@usc.edu and BOLTON, Edward W., Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520-8109
121-38:45 AM PROTOLITH FORMATION ACROSS THE CAUVERY SHEAR ZONE IN SOUTHERN GRANULITE TERRAIN, SOUTHERN INDIA: EVIDENCE FROM U-PB ZIRCON GEOCHRONOLOGY: BHUTANI, Rajneesh1, PENG, Zhan X.1, BUCHWALDT, Robert1, BALAKRISHNAN, S.2, and PODOSEK, Frank A.1, (1) Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, Campus Box 1169, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, rbhutani@gmail.com, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry, 605014, India
121-49:00 AM SYN-TECTONIC INJECTION OF ~3.65 GA GRANITOID MAGMAS INTO A DEVELOPING GNEISS COMPLEX, ISUKASIA REGION, INNER GODTHÅBSFJORD, GREENLAND: MAGNITUDE, POSSIBLE MECHANISMS OF EMPLACEMENT, AND LACK OF CAUSAL RELATIONSHIP TO SUBSEQUENT DOMING: GRIMES, Stephen W., Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Brownsville, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520, steve.grimes@utb.edu
121-59:15 AM U-PB ZIRCON AGE CONSTRAINTS ON PROTEROZOIC GRANITIC MAGMATISM AND SHEAR ZONE DEVELOPMENT IN THE GLENWOOD SPRINGS AREA, COLORADO: JONES, James V. III1, SHAW, Colin A.2, GOODFELLOW, Robert E.1, and HOUSH, Todd3, (1) Geology Discipline, University of Minnesota Morris, 600 E 4th St, Morris, MN 56267, jonesjv@morris.umn.edu, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, (3) Department of Geological Sciences, The Univ of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712
121-69:30 AM SUB-GLACIAL GEOLOGY OF PRINCESS ELIZABETH LAND, EAST ANTARCTICA- A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION AND RESULTS: ITS TECTONIC IMPLICATION: ZHAO, Yue and ZHANG, Shuanhong, Institute of Geomechanics, 11# Zhong-Yang-Min-Zu-Da-Xue-Nan-Lu, Beijing, 100081, China, yuezhao@public3.bta.net.cn
 9:45 AM Break
121-710:00 AM RECOGNITION OF OCEANIC CRUST IN THE ADIRONDACK LOWLANDS: CHIARENZELLI, Jeffrey R.1, LUPULESCU, Marian2, COUSENS, Brian3, THERN, Eric4, and NELSON, David4, (1) Department of Geology, St. Lawrence University, 147 Brown Hall, Canton, NY 13617, jchiaren@stlawu.edu, (2) New York State Museum, Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, (3) Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada, (4) Department of Applied Physics, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, 6107, Australia
121-810:15 AM ZIRCON GEOCHRONOLOGY OF THE LAC PICHÉ ANORTHOSITE, FORÊT MONTMORENCY COMPLEX, GRENVILLE PROVINCE, QUEBEC: IMPLICATIONS FOR MASSIF ANORTHOSITE DEVELOPMENT IN THE CRUML BELT: BUCHWALDT, Robert, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington Univ, St. Louis, MO 63130, buchwaldt@levee.wustl.edu, DYMEK, Robert F., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, and FEININGER, Tomas, Département de géologie, Université Laval, Québec, QC G1K7P4, Canada
121-910:30 AM LATE MESOPROTEROZOIC BASIN FORMATION AND DEFORMATION OF THE UNKAR GROUP OF GRAND CANYON, AZ: NEW INSIGHTS FROM INTRACRATONIC GRENVILLE-AGE DEPOSITS: TIMMONS, J. Michael, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, mtimmons@gis.nmt.edu, BLOCH, John D., Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Univ. of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, SCHOLLE, Peter A., Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Pl, Socorro, NM 87801, and ULMER-SCHOLLE, Dana S., Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Pl, Socorro, NM 87801
121-1010:45 AM EVOLUTION OF THE SUNSÁS OROGEN, A GRENVILLIAN EQUIVALENT IN SOUTH AMERICA, BASED ON DETRITAL ZIRCON U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY: SANTOS, João O.S., South America, Redstone Resources, 110 East Parade, East perth, Perth, 6004, Australia, orestes.santos@bigpond.com, POTTER, Paul E., Department of Geology, Univ of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013, mcdadea@ucmail.uc.edu, RIZZOTTO, Gilmar J., Geology, CPRM, Lauro Sodré 2561, Tanques, Porto Velho, 78904-300, Brazil, and MCNAUGHTON, Neal J., School of Earth and Geographic Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, 6009, Australia
121-1111:00 AM NEOPROTEROZOIC PALEOGEOGRAPHY, RODINIA BREAKUP, AND STURTIAN GLACIATION: CONSTRAINTS FROM RE-OS BLACK SHALE AGES FROM SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA AND NORTHWESTERN TASMANIA: KENDALL, Brian1, CREASER, Robert A.1, CALVER, Clive R.2, RAUB, Timothy D.3, and EVANS, David A.D.4, (1) Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada, bkendall@ualberta.ca, (2) Hydrocarbons and Industrial Minerals, Mineral Resources Tasmania, Hobart, 7018, Australia, (3) Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, MC 170-25, 1200 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, (4) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 210 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511
121-1211:15 AM CRYOGENIAN CARBONATE-SLATE SEQUENCES OF THE TAMBIEN GROUP, N. ETHIOPIA: PRE-“STURTIAN” CHEMOSTRATIGRAPHY AND REGIONAL CORRELATIONS: MILLER, Nathan R., Environmental Research Center & Geological Sciences & Engineering, University of Missouri - Rolla, Rolla, MO 65409-0410, millernr@umr.edu, STERN, Robert J., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Texas at Dallas, P.O. Box 830688, MS FO21, Richardson, TX 75083-0688, AVIGAD, Dov, Institute of Earth Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 95501, Israel, and BEYTH, Michael, Geol Survey of Israel, 30 Malkhe Yisrael Street, Jerusalem, 95501, Israel
121-1311:30 AM TECTONIC IMPLICATIONS OF EARLY E-W ORIENTED STRUCTURES IN THE SOUTHERN ARABIAN-NUBIAN SHIELD, NORTHERN ETHIOPIA: ADMASSU, Yonathan1, HOLM, Daniel1, and FRIBERG, La Verne2, (1) Department of Geology, Kent State Univ, Kent, OH 44242, yadmassu@kent.edu, (2) Dept. of Geology, University of Akron, Akron, OH OH 44325-410
 11:45 AM Discussion

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