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Radiometric ages of the Gorgona Island (Colombia) komatiitic ophiolite

Published inOfioliti, no. 2/3, p. 237-238
Publication date1982
Abstract

A preliminary attempt to date the Gorgona Island komatiitic ophiolite with K-Ar has been made. Three gabbros give ages ranging from 86.2 ± 8.5 to 66.7 ± 8.0 m.y. which places the ophiolite in the Senonian (Upper Cretaceous).

Keywords
  • Komatiitic ophiolite
  • K-Ar dating
  • Senonian
  • Gorgona Island
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ESPINOSA, Armando, DELALOYE, Michel, WAGNER, Jean-Jacques. Radiometric ages of the Gorgona Island (Colombia) komatiitic ophiolite. In: Ofioliti, 1982, n° 2/3, p. 237–238.
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