Eclogites and blueschists of the Sistan Suture Zone, eastern Iran: A comparison of P-T histories from a subduction mélange

G. R. Fotoohi Rad, Giles T R Droop, S. Amini, M. Moazzen

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    Abstract

    The Sistan Suture Zone of eastern Iran is a Cretaceous to Tertiary orogenic belt that formed by closure of a northwards-projecting arm of the Neo-Tethys ocean. Disrupted ophiolitic rocks within the subduction complex include a tectonic mélange of metamorphic rocks dominated by metabasites, metacherts, and metaspilites. The latter rocks occur as small (
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-24
    Number of pages23
    JournalLithos
    Volume84
    Issue number1-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005

    Keywords

    • Blueschist
    • Eclogite
    • Metachert
    • Ophiolite
    • P-T path

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