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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (4): 1198–1223.
...Ryan Leary; Devon A. Orme; Andrew K. Laskowski; Peter G. DeCelles; Paul Kapp; Barbara Carrapa; Matt Dettinger Abstract The Oligocene–Miocene Kailas Formation is exposed along strike for ∼1300 km within the southernmost Lhasa terrane. In this study, we documented the sedimentology, structure...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2011
GSA Bulletin (2011) 123 (7-8): 1337–1362.
...P.G. DeCelles; P. Kapp; J. Quade; G.E. Gehrels Abstract The Kailas basin developed during late Oligocene–early Miocene time along the Indus-Yarlung suture zone in southwestern Tibet. The >2.5-km-thick basin-filling Kailas Formation consists of a lower coarse-grained proximal conglomerate...
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Photographs of <b>Kailas</b> <b>Formation</b> outcrops. (A) Middle member at section 2KS,...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 10. Photographs of Kailas Formation outcrops. (A) Middle member at section 2KS, Lazi locality showing lateral accretion elements. (B) Weakly imbricated clast-supported cobble conglomerate from the lower member of section 1KS, Lazi locality. (C) Upper member at 3KS, Lazi locality. (D
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(A) Spatio-temporal distribution of <b>Kailas</b> <b>Formation</b> sedimentation within t...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 14. (A) Spatio-temporal distribution of Kailas Formation sedimentation within the India-Asia suture zone from this study, DeCelles et al. (2011) , and Carrapa et al. (2014) . Age control is shown with arrows. Basin initiation was calculated using average sedimentation rates from
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U-Pb zircon ages from samples of <b>Kailas</b> <b>Formation</b> tuffs (7KR465, PD3, PD4) ...
Published: 01 July 2011
Figure 4. U-Pb zircon ages from samples of Kailas Formation tuffs (7KR465, PD3, PD4) and from the Kailas magmatic complex. See text for discussion and Table DR 1 for data. Note that all ages include both internal and external errors. MSWD—mean square of weighted deviates.
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Tentative correlation diagram for measured sections in the <b>Kailas</b> <b>Formation</b>...
Published: 01 July 2011
Figure 9. Tentative correlation diagram for measured sections in the Kailas Formation. See Figure 2 for locations of sections. No horizontal scale is implied. Correlations were established by tracing key beds in the field and on satellite images. Locations of samples for geochronological
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 2014
Geology (2014) 42 (5): 443–446.
... the Oligocene–Miocene Kailas Formation, within the India-Asia collision zone, show a synchronous cooling signal at 17 ± 1 Ma, which is younger than the ca. 26–21 Ma depositional age of the Kailas Formation, constrained by U-Pb and 40 Ar/ 39 Ar geochronology, and requires heating (burial) after ca. 21 Ma...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 23 February 2018
GSA Bulletin (2018) 130 (7-8): 1355–1376.
... the crystallization ages of Jurassic–Paleocene Gangdese arc rocks, the provenance of Tethyan Himalayan and Oligocene–Miocene Kailas Formation strata, and the minimum age (ca. 10 Ma) of the Great Counter thrust system. We supplement these data with a compilation of 124 previously published thermochronologic ages from...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2016
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2016) 57 (5): 756–772.
...S.A. Sasim; S.I. Dril; A.V. Travin; T.A. Vladimirova; N.S. Gerasimov; Yu.V. Noskova Abstract The paper presents new data on age, geochemistry, and Sr and Nd isotope composition of rocks from the Akatui massif and comagmatic rocks from the lower unit of the Kailas Formation (Akatui volcano-plutonic...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 October 2011
Geosphere (2011) 7 (5): 1249–1268.
...(?)-extensional leucogranites, and by a 40 Ar/ 39 Ar muscovite age of 18.10 ± 0.05 Ma for a rhyolitic dike. This rhyolite dike crosscuts a widespread siliciclastic unit that was deposited across the detachment, which we correlate to the Kailas Formation. The Great Counter thrust defines the surface trace...
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Top: Compiled thermochronological data for Gangdese batholith and <b>Kailas</b> Fo...
Published: 23 February 2018
Figure 7. Top: Compiled thermochronological data for Gangdese batholith and Kailas Formation rocks in the southern Lhasa terrane, and an Early Cretaceous pluton in the northern Lhasa terrane, with thermochronological system indicated by the symbol shape and age indicated by color. Zircon (U-Th
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(A) Mount <b>Kailas</b>, viewed from the south. Subhorizontally stratified rocks h...
Published: 01 July 2011
Figure 3. (A) Mount Kailas, viewed from the south. Subhorizontally stratified rocks holding up the peak and surrounding buttresses are the Kailas Formation; dark rocks in right foreground are in the hanging wall of the South Kailas (or Great Counter) thrust; and lighter-colored rocks
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2003
GSA Bulletin (2003) 115 (1): 21–34.
...-Yalu suture zone prior to slip on the Great Counter Thrust approximates that shown in stage F of Figure 5, in which the Kailas magmatic complex, in the hanging wall of the Gangdese thrust system (GTS), has been juxtaposed over the Yiema Formation (forearc deposits), in the thrust's footwall...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 2000
Geology (2000) 28 (5): 451–454.
...M.A. Murphy; An Yin; P. Kapp; T.M. Harrison; Ding Lin; Guo Jinghui Abstract The net slip on the southern portion of the Karakoram fault system in southwest Tibet is estimated by restoring a piercing line defined by two key surfaces in the South Kailas thrust system, a regional counter thrust along...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2016
GSA Bulletin (2016) 128 (1-2): 284–314.
... at three sites, as well as 74 new 10 Be surface-exposure ages to constrain the age of these offset geomorphic markers. The rate is >3 mm/yr at sites Gun and Chaxikang, and it is >1.7–2.2 mm/yr at the Gar fan site. Together with rates obtained along the southernmost Menshi-Kailas segment...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 12 July 2018
GSA Bulletin (2018) 130 (11-12): 2047–2061.
...). These resulted in late Eocene–early Miocene kyanite- and sillimanite-grade regional metamorphism, and Oligocene–Miocene crustal anatexis, which formed migmatites and leucogranites. We present new U-Pb monazite data for kyanite- and sillimanite-grade gneisses of the Neoproterozoic to Cambrian Tanawal Formation...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 28 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2540(30)
EISBN: 9780813795409
... by the Xigaze forearc basin ( Orme and Laskowski, 2016 ; Wang et al., 2017 ). The northern boundary of the forearc basin is the north-verging Great Counter thrust, which places forearc strata in thrust contact with the Oligocene–Miocene Kailas Formation. Figure 2. Geologic map of central Indus-Yarlung...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2004.226.01.13
EISBN: 9781862394742
... The Kailas Formation includes conglomerates similar to those of the Qiuwu Formation, which can be traced near-continuously westwards from Xigaze, at least as far (1500 km) as the 6714 m peak of Gangrinboche (Mount Kailas), where they outcrop spectacularly as subhorizontal beds on the upper...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2017
GSA Bulletin (2017) 129 (5-6): 570–581.
... of 33% Kailas Formation, 31% Xigaze forearc basin, 14% mélange, 12% Gangdese arc plutonic rocks, 9% Linzizong volcanic rocks, and only 1% Tethyan Himalayan strata ( Fig. 1B ; Table DR1 [see footnote 1 ]). Results show 68% of the zircon U-Pb ages are distributed between ca. 420 Ma and ca. 1860 Ma...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 08 January 2019
Geology (2019) 47 (2): 187–190.
... study on the 24–23 Ma Konglong A-type magmatism indicates a crustal high-temperature melting event within an extensional setting that was nearly coeval with the onset of the ultrapotassic magmatism and Kailas basin formation. Given the magmatic gap and inferred Indian plate flat subduction and the WLB...
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