South-Central Section - 46th Annual Meeting (8–9 March 2012)
Session No. 7 Thursday, 8 March 2012
1:30 PM-5:00 PM, Sul Ross University: Espino A & B

T1. Tectonic History of the Trans-Pecos Region

John Charles White, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
7-11:30 PM LOWER CRUST XENOLITHS FROM TEL THANNOUN, SYRIA: INSIGHTS INTO THE LOWER CRUST OF AFRO-ARABIA (AND MAYBE TRANS-PECOS TEXAS): STERN, Robert, Department of Geosciences, Univ of Texas at Dallas, P.O. Box 830688, MS FO21, Richardson, TX 75083-0688, rjstern@utdallas.edu, REN, Minghua, Dept. Goesciences, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, ALI, Kamal, Faculty of Earth Sciences, King Abdulaziz U, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, FÖRSTER, Hans-Juergen, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, 14472, Germany, AL SAFARJALANI, Abdulrahman, Dept. Environmental Sci, Damascus Univ, Damascus, Syria, NASIR, Sobhi, Dept. Earth Sci, Sultan Qabos University, Muscat, Oman, and WHITEHOUSE, Martin J., Laboratory for Isotope Geology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, SE-104 05, Sweden
7-21:45 PM ORIGIN OF A SEISMIC ANOMALY IN THE UPPER MANTLE BENEATH THE TRANS PECOS: PULLIAM, Jay1, ROCKETT, Carrie1, XIA, Yu2, and GRAND, Stephen P.3, (1) Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798, Jay_Pulliam@baylor.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station; C1160, Austin, TX 78712, (3) Department of Geological Science, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712
7-32:00 PM GEOCHEMISTRY AND TECTONIC SIGNIFICANCE OF VOLCANIC CLASTS CONTAINED IN LOWER, MIDDLE AND UPPER ORDOVICIAN OFF-SHELF SEDIMENT GRAVITY-FLOW DEPOSITS IN THE MARATHON FOLD-THRUST BELT, WEST TEXAS: ROBERTS, Jonathon M.1, DICKERSON, Patricia W.2, HANSON, Richard E.1, and FANNING, C. Mark3, (1) School of Geology, Energy and the Environment, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 76129, j.m.roberts@tcu.edu, (2) American Geological Institute and Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, (3) Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
7-42:15 PM TECTONIC RECONSTRUCTION OF LARAMIDE THRUST AND CRETACEOUS EXTENSION IN THE INDIO MOUNTAINS, TRANS PECOS TEXAS: LANGFORD, Richard P.1, PAVLIS, Terry2, PAGE, Seth J.3, and BUDHATHOKI, Pawan3, (1) The University of Texas at El Paso, 500W University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968, langford@utep.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, (3) Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University, El Paso, TX 79968
7-52:30 PM TRANS-PECOS MAGMATIC PROVINCE: AN INCONVENIENT MYTH: BARKER, Daniel S., Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, dbarker3@austin.rr.com
7-62:45 PM FLOOD RHYOLITE MAGMATISM OF THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS, TRANS-PECOS TEXAS: PARKER, Don F., Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, Don_Parker@baylor.edu
 3:00 PM Break
7-73:15 PM IS THE EASTERN ANATOLIAN HIGH PLATEAU A MODERN ANALOGUE FOR PALEOGENE TRANS-PECOS?: WHITE, John Charles, Department of Geography & Geology, Eastern Kentucky University, 521 Lancaster Ave, Roark 103A, Richmond, KY 40475, john.white@eku.edu and ÇUBUKÇU, H. Evren, Department of Geological Engineering, Hacettepe University, Beytepe-Ankara, 06800, Turkey
7-83:30 PM THE YIN AND YANG OF MAKING AND DESTROYING CONTINENTAL CRUST AND SHAPING THE ARCHITECTURE OF NORTH AMERICA BASEMENT ROCK: SCHOLL, David, Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks and U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, MS 999, Menlo Park, CA 94025, dscholl@usgs.gov and STERN, R.J., Geosciences Department, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

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