Petrology, magnetostratigraphy and geochronology of the Miocene volcaniclastic Tepoztlán Formation: implications for the initiation of the Transmexican Volcanic Belt (Central Mexico)

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Lenhardt, Nils; Böhnel, Harald; Wemmer, Klaus; Torres-Alvarado, Ignacio; Hornung, Jens; Hinderer, Matthias; (2010)
  • Publisher: Berlin/Heidelberg
  • Journal: 817-832issn: 0258-8900
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s00445-010-0361-z
  • Subject: 550 | Earth Sciences; Sedimentology; Mineralogy; Geophysics/Geodesy; Geology | Magnetostratigraphy; K-Ar Geochronology; Volcaniclastics; Miocene; Tepoztlán Formation; Transmexican Volcanic Belt; Central Mexico | Geochemistry and Petrology

The volcaniclastic Tepoztlán Formation (TF) represents an important rock record to unravel the early evolution of the Transmexican Volcanic Belt (TMVB). Here, a depositional model together with a chronostratigraphy of this Formation is presented, based on detailed field... View more
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