Precambrian Evolution of the North China Craton
  • Release Date : 16 November 2013
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Categories : Science
  • Pages : 204 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780124076525
  • ISBN 10 : 0124076521
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Synopsis : Precambrian Evolution of the North China Craton written by Guochun Zhao, published by Newnes which was released on 16 November 2013. Download Precambrian Evolution of the North China Craton Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The North China Craton is one of the oldest cratonic blocks in the world, containing rocks as old as 3.85 billion years. Focusing on Neoarchean mantle plumes and Paleoproterozoic plate tectonics, this book combines the results from modern geological research to provide you with a detailed synthesis of the geology, structure, and evolution of the North China Craton. It will be of value to anyone interested in the evolution of cratonic blocks and Precambrian geology as well as geoscientists interested in applying tectonic models to other cratonic blocks globally. This work will also be of interest to geologists concerned with the problems of structure and evolution of the Precambrian continents and supercontinents. The first book to apply mantle plume and plate tectonics models to understanding the Neoarchean accretion and Paleoproterozoic amalgamation of a craton Features more than 75 geologic maps, illustrations, diagrams, and microphotographs depicting the progressive stages of the North China Craton’s Precambrian evolution Authored by one of the world’s foremost experts in cratonic evolution and mantle plume and plate tectonic modeling