Southeastern Section–56th Annual Meeting (29–30 March 2007)
Session No. 27 Friday, 30 March 2007
8:00 AM-12:20 PM, Hyatt Regency Savannah on the Historic Riverfront: Scarborough 4

T14. Structural Geology, Metamorphism, and Geochronology of the Southern Appalachian Blue Ridge

Charles H. Trupe and Mark Steltenpohl, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
27-18:00 AM WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF THE MIDDLE ORDOVICIAN SEVIER BASIN, SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS?: EVENICK, Jonathan C., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, jevenick@tennessee.edu, HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Science Aliance Center of Excellence, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, and WHISNER, S. Christopher, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, 306 Geological Sciences Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
27-28:20 AM DETAILED GEOLOGIC MAPPING OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN BLUE RIDGE CONTACT IN THE GREAT BALSAM MOUNTAINS, WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: MERSCHAT, Arthur J., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, arthurmerschat@hotmail.com and HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Science Aliance Center of Excellence, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
27-38:40 AM THE GREAT BALSAM MOUNTAINS WINDOW AND RE-EVALUATION OF THE EXTENT OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE-HOLLAND MOUNTAIN FAULT: CYPHERS, Shawna R., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, scyphers@utk.edu, STAHR, Donald W. III, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, and HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Science Alliance Center of Excellence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
27-49:00 AM SYNKINEMATIC PLUTON EMPLACEMENT DURING ALLEGHANIAN REGIONAL DEFORMATION: EVIDENCE FROM DETAILED GEOLOGIC MAPPING IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: STAHR, Donald W. III and HATCHER, Robert D. Jr, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996, dstahr@utk.edu
27-59:20 AM LASER 40AR/39AR AGES OF MUSCOVITE AND EVIDENCE FOR MISSISSIPPIAN (VISEAN) DEFORMATION NEAR THE THRUST FRONT OF THE SOUTHWESTERN BLUE RIDGE PROVINCE: HAMES, W.E.1, TULL, J.F.2, BARBEAU, D.L. Jr3, MCDONALD, W.M.1, and STELTENPOHL, M.G.1, (1) Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, hameswe@auburn.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, (3) Geological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
27-69:40 AM SHRIMP U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY OF ZIRCON AND TITANITE AND 40AR/39AR OF HORNBLENDE AND MUSCOVITE FROM MESOPROTEROZOIC ROCKS OF THE WESTERN BLUE RIDGE, GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK AREA, TN AND NC: ALEINIKOFF, John N.1, SOUTHWORTH, Scott2, and KUNK, Michael J.2, (1) U.S. Geol Survey, Mail Stop 964, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, aleinikoff@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192
27-710:00 AM EVALUATION OF U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGIC EVIDENCE FOR THE NEOACADIAN IN THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS - A POSSIBLE CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY?: MILLER, Brent, Dept. Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, MS 3115, College Station, TX 77843-3115, bvmiller@geo.tamu.edu
27-810:20 AM ALLEGHANIAN FAULT ZONES OF THE WESTERN BLUE RIDGE NEAR ASHEVILLE, NC: BALL, Jacob B. and TRUPE, Charles H., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, P.O. Box 8149, Statesboro, GA 30460, jacob_b_ball@georgiasouthern.edu
27-910:40 AM HAFNIUM ISOTOPIC EVIDENCE FOR PALEOPROTEROZOIC CRUST IN THE MARS HILL TERRANE AND COMPARISON WITH OTHER TERRANES: HEATHERINGTON, Ann L., Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32601, aheath@geology.ufl.edu, MUELLER, Paul A., Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, KAMENOV, George, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32601, and CHERUKUMILLI, Katyayani, Student Science Training Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611
27-1011:00 AM THE PATTERN OF TECTONIC OVERPRINTING IN THE WESTERN-CENTRAL BLUE RIDGE BY DEFORMATION PROPAGATING FROM EASTERN BLUE RIDGE-INNER PIEDMONT CONVERGENCE: MOECHER, David P., ANDERSON, Eric D., CLEMONS, Kristopher, and MASSEY, Matthew A., Earth & Env. Sci, Univ. Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, moker@uky.edu
27-1111:20 AM TECTONIC EVENTS RECORDED IN THE MT. HAY BLOCK, CENTRAL AUSTRALIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERPRETATION OF HIGH-GRADE TECTONIC EVENTS IN THE NORTH CAROLINA BLUE RIDGE: WATERS-TORMEY, Cheryl, Geosciences and NRCM, Western Carolina University, 331 Stillwell Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723, cherylwt@wcu.edu
27-1211:40 AM ANDEAN SUBDUCTION INITIATION ALONG THE ALABAMA PROMONTORY CONTINENTAL MARGIN: BARINEAU, Clinton I., Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, 108 Carraway Building, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4100, barineau@gly.fsu.edu and TULL, James F., Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306
27-1312:00 PM DEFORMATION MECHANISMS AND KINEMATICS OF THE HILLABEE SHEAR ZONE, ALABAMA BLUE RIDGE: MCCLELLAN, Elizabeth A., Geology, Geography, and Physics, University of Tennessee at Martin, 215 Johnson EPS Bldg, Martin, TN 38238, bethmc@utm.edu

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