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Florida and Treinta e Tres mafic dyke swarms (Uruguay): sampling and U-Pb geochronology in baddeleyite (additional activites at USP have been planned)

Grant number: 18/04690-5
Support Opportunities:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: June 03, 2018 - June 16, 2018
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Geosciences - Geology
Principal Investigator:Wilson Teixeira
Grantee:Wilson Teixeira
Visiting researcher: Michael Andrew Hamilton
Visiting researcher institution: University of Toronto (U of T), Canada
Host Institution: Instituto de Geociências (IGC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:15/03737-0 - The Rio de La Plata Craton and the Western Gondwana Assembly, AP.TEM


This proposal aims the cooperation of Prof. Mike Hamilton (University of Toronto/Dept of Earth Sciences), Director of the Jack Satterly Geochronological Laboratory in the sampling and U-Pb baddeleyite dating of two Precambrian Mafic Dyke Swarms in the Uruguayan Shield. The study has an important bearing in the geodynamic model of the Rio de La Placa Craton in the Proterozoic which is the ocus of the on-going Thematic Project 2015/03737-0. (AU)

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