Precambrian ages in the range 1200–1500 m.y. have been found by the Rb-Sr method for basement rocks in Arizona. The data extend the “1350 m.y.” orogeny to northwestern Arizona (Chloride granite) and southern Arizona (Oracle granite) near Tucson. Cretaceous-Tertiary ages were obtained from basement rocks in southern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico.

This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.

First Page Preview

First page PDF preview
You do not have access to this content, please speak to your institutional administrator if you feel you should have access.