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Greater South China extended to the Khanka block: Detrital zircon geochronology of middle-upper Paleozoic sandstones in Primorye, Far East Russia

Research paper by YukioIsozakia, HirokiNakahataa, Yuri D.Zakharovb, Alexander M.Popovb, ShuheiSakataacd, TakafumiHiratace

Indexed on: 25 Oct '17Published on: 01 Sep '17Published in: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences



Abstract

•Detrital zircon U-Pb ages of Paleozoic sandstones recorded Paleozoic arc magmatism.•Age spectra of zircons in Paleozoic sandstones are common in Primorye and Japan.•Neoproterozoic detrital zircons suggest an intimate link to the South China block.•Greater South China included the Khanka/Jiamusi/Bureya blocks in Far East Asia.