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The Lausitz Group in the easternmost part of Saxo-Thuringia, Germany, forms the largest exposure of partly anchimetamorphic Cadomian basement in Germany. In common with adjoining units to the west, it was deposited in a convergent-margin basin of northern peri-Gondwana. Sedimentary features within the turbiditic graywacke successions suggest continuous accumulation during a deepening stage that followed basaltic-andesitic arc-volcanic activity. The turbidites are irregularly intercalated with tuffaceous graywacke, which was derived from reworked, but only slightly older, basic volcanic material. Petrological and geochemical data reveal a broadly uniform source area for the graywackes with a dissected magmatic arc signature containing exhumed pre-Cadomian...

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