Late Cretaceous-earliest Paleogene deformation in the Longmen Shan fold-and-thrust belt, eastern Tibetan Plateau margin: Pre-Cenozoic thickened crust?
Yuntao Tian, Barry P Kohn, David Phillips, Shengbiao Hu, Andrew JW Gleadow, Andrew Carter
Tectonics | AMER GEOPHYSICAL UNION | Published : 2016
Y.T. is grateful to Z. Tian and Z. Yan for field assistance, to S. Szczepanski for assistance with the <SUP>40</SUP>Ar/<SUP>39</SUP>Ar analyses, to C. Seiler for his expert advice on structural geology, and A. Beard of Birkbeck for his assistance in microprobe analyses. The University of Melbourne <SUP>40</SUP>Ar/<SUP>39</SUP>Ar facility is supported by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy AuScope program. This manuscript was improved substantially by constructive reviews of A. Webb, A. Robinson, D. Kellett, P. Kapp, and an anonymous reviewer and editorial work by N. Niemi. A more detailed discussion of the analytical methodology can be found in the supporting information [Steiger and Jager, 1977; Renne et al., 1998; McDougall and Harrison, 1999]. The data for this paper are included in the manuscript and the associated supporting information.