GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 82
Monday, 23 September 2019: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 229B, North Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T54. Origin and Evolution of Proterozoic Lithosphere in the Western United States

GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Geochronology Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Geophysics and Geodynamics Division

 

Graham B. Baird, Kevin H. Mahan, Yvette D. Kuiper and Richard M. Palin, Advocates
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
IN SITU U-PB ZIRCON GEOCHRONOLOGY OF XENOLITHS FROM THE GERONIMO VOLCANIC FIELD, SE ARIZONA: IMPLICATIONS FOR LOWER CRUSTAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOUTHERN BASIN AND RANGE
RADER, Mikaela A.1, KEMPTON, Pamela D.1 and MÖLLER, Andreas2, (1)Department of Geology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, (2)Department of Geology, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045
8:20 AM
LINKING LITHOLOGY, STRUCTURE, AND ROCK PROPERTIES TO OBSERVED SEISMIC ANISOTROPY IN COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAIN CRUST
FROTHINGHAM, Michael G., Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, MAHAN, Kevin H., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, 2200 Colorado Avenue, UCB 399, Boulder, CO 80309-0399, SCHULTE-PELKUM, Vera, Geological Sciences and CIRES, University of Colorado-Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80309 and CAINE, Jonathan S., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, DFC, MS 980, Denver, CO 80225
8:35 AM
THE YAVAPAI AND MAZATZAL PROVINCES ARE NOT JUVENILE OCEANIC ARC TERRANES: IMPLICATIONS FOR LAURENTIAN CRUSTAL EVOLUTION IN THE PALEOPROTEROZOIC
BICKFORD, Marion E., Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, 204 Heroy Geology Laboratory, Syracuse, NY 13244, MUELLER, Paul A., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611, CONDIE, Kent C., Earth and Environmental Science, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801, HANAN, Barry B., Department of Geological Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-1020 and KAMENOV, George D., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, PO Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611
8:50 AM
PROTEROZOIC ACCRETIONARY TECTONIC HISTORY OF SOUTHWESTERN LAURENTIA: MULTIPLE HYPOTHESES, AND THE SEARCH FOR ANALOGUES (Invited Presentation)
HOLLAND, Mark E., Life, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, West Texas A&M University, WTAMU NSB 348, Canyon, TX 79016, KARLSTROM, Karl E., Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, DOE, Michael F., MF Doe Geoscience LLC, 1653 S. Everett Street, Lakewood, CO 80232, JONES III, James V., U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, 4210 University Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508 and DANIEL, Christopher G., Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, Bucknell University, 1 Dent Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837
 
9:10 AM
Break
9:25 AM
CONSTRAINING PALEOPROTEROZOIC TIMING AND SETTINGS OF DEPOSITION AND TECTONISM IN THE BIG THOMPSON AND RIST CANYON AREAS, NORTHERN COLORADO FRONT RANGE
BAIRD, Graham B.1, PREMO, Wayne R.2, MULLER, Simone R.1, HOOKER, Jacob C.1 and CHUMLEY, Adam S.1, (1)Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 100, Greeley, CO 80639, (2)USGS,MS 963, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225
9:40 AM
TAKING THE TECTONIC PULSE OF PALEOPROTEROZOIC OROGENESIS: U–TH–PB MONAZITE GEOCHRONOLOGY OF METASEDIMENTS IN THE COLORADO FRONT RANGE
LEHMAN, Miranda R., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois Street, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401 and PALIN, Richard, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401
9:55 AM
PROTEROZOIC SEDIMENTARY BASINS AS SENSITIVE RECORDERS OF THE GROWTH, CRATONIZATION, AND PLATE INTERACTIONS OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA (Invited Presentation)
JONES III, James V., U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, 4210 University Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
10:15 AM
NEW EVIDENCE FOR ~1.62 GA AND ~1.43 GA DEFORMATION AND METAMORPHISM IN PROTEROZOIC METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS IN THE MOUNT EVANS AREA, CENTRAL COLORADO FRONT RANGE
KUIPER, Yvette D.1, MAHATMA, Asha A.1 and HOLM-DENOMA, Christopher S.2, (1)Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 1516 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401, (2)U.S. Geological Survey, Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225
 
10:30 AM
Break
10:45 AM
1680 TO 1580 MA, 400 KM LONG, NORTH-SOUTH MEGASHEAR IN CENTRAL COLORADO PUTS A NEW SPIN ON THE MAZATZAL OROGENY
CUBRICH, Bart T.1, CHAMBERLAIN, Kevin R.2, DUEBENDORFER, Ernest3, WILLIAMS, Michael L.4, STRICKLAND, Ariel2 and HAMLIN, Jeffre5, (1)Division of Air Quality, Utah Deparment of Environmental Quality, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, (2)Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, (3)School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, (4)Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, (5)Kodiak Oil and Gas, 1625 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202
11:00 AM
THE ROLE OF THE PICURIS OROGEN IN THE TECTONIC CONFIGURATION OF MESOPROTEROZOIC NORTH AMERICA (Invited Presentation)
ARONOFF, Ruth F.1, WILLIAMS, Mikaela1, DANIEL, Christopher2, JONES III, James V.3 and VERVOORT, Jeffrey D.4, (1)Earth & Environmental Sciences, Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613, (2)Geology & Environmental Geosciences, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, (3)Alaska Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 4210 University Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508, (4)School of the Environment, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164
11:20 AM
ROCKY MOUNTAINS RIDE HIGH ON ANCIENT RIFTED MARGIN
MURRAY, Kendra E., Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 S. 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209; Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, 1100 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, CLARK, Marin K., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, 1100 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 and NIEMI, Nathan A., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, 2534 North University Building, 1100 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
 
11:35 AM
Discussion
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