Southeastern Section - 61st Annual Meeting (12 April 2012)
Session No. 25 Monday, 2 April 2012
1:30 PM-3:30 PM, Marriott Rennaissance: Windsor Ballroom

T1. Terranes of the Southern Appalachian Blue Ridge and Piedmont: Insights into Their Tectonic Heritage and Incorporation into the Orogen from Recent Geochronologic, Isotopic, Provenance, and Field Studies II (GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division)

Arthur Merschat, Brendan R. Bream and Richard Tollo, Presiding
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25-11:30 PM PALEOZOIC ASSEMBLY OF THE BLUE RIDGE AND INNER PIEDMONT RECORDED BY METAMORPHIC ZIRCON GEOCHRONOLOGY: MERSCHAT, Arthur J.1, BREAM, Brendan R.2, HATCHER, Robert D. Jr2, and HUEBNER, Matthew T.2, (1) Eastern Geology and Paleoclimate Science Center, U. S. Geological Survey, MS 926A, Reston, VA 20192, amerschat@usgs.gov, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
25-21:50 PM LONG-TERM MID-CRUSTAL RESIDENCE TIME OF THE NORTH CAROLINA EASTERN BLUE RIDGE: STAHR, Donald W. III, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, dstahr@vt.edu
25-32:10 PM ARGON THERMOCHRONOLOGY IN THE CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE AND PIEDMONT: JENKINS, Chelsea, Department of Geology, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, cejenkins@email.wm.edu, BAILEY, Christopher, Geology, College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, and KUNK, M.J., US Geological Survey, MS 926A, National Center, Reston, VA 20192
25-42:30 PM METAMORPHIC AND 40AR/39AR MUSCOVITE THERMOCHRONOLOGY STUDIES IN THE SMITH RIVER ALLOCHTHON AND LYNCHBURG GROUP, SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PALEOZOIC EVOLUTION OF THE EASTERN LAURENTIAN MARGIN: CARTER, Brad T., 1911 Post Oak Park Drive #5118, Houston, TX 77027, bt_carter@hotmail.com, HAMES, Willis E., Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, and STODDARD, Edward F., North Carolina Geological Survey, Raleigh, NC 27699-1620
25-52:50 PM NUCKOLS ANORTHOSITE: REDISCOVERY- REDEFINITION OF A GOOCHLAND TERRANE PLUTON: FARRAR, Stewart S., Geography and Geology, Eastern Kentucky University, 103 Roark, Richmond, KY 40475, stewart.farrar@eku.edu
25-63:10 PM FORMATION AND OCCURRENCES OF LAUMONTITE AND RELATED MINERALS IN THE CAROLINAS AND VIRGINIA, MIDDLE MESOZOIC ZEOLITE FACIES METAMORPHISM SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN PIEDMONT DONALD R. PRIVETT, P.G. S.T.A. R. ENVIRONMENTAL 1 CIRCLE STREET GREAT FALLS, SC 29055: PRIVETT, Donald R., 1 Circle St, Great Falls, SC 29055, drprivett@gmail.com

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