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Metamorphic modeling and petrochronology of metapelitic rocks from the Luminarias Nappe, southern Brasilia belt (SE Brazil)

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Regiane Andrade Fumes ; George Luiz Luvizotto ; Renato Moraes ; Monica Heilbron ; Silvio Roberto Farias Vlach
Total Authors: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY; v. 49, n. 2, p. -, 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 0

Abstract The Luminárias Nappe was formed in the agglutination of West Gondwana. A high-pressure metamorphic gradient oblique to the geological contacts is recorded in metapelitic rocks from this Nappe. In the northern portion, the metamorphic peak conditions are at high-pressure lower-amphibolite facies at 580 ± 4°C and ca. 0.9 GPa (Chl + Ky + St + Ms + Qtz + Rt); in the central portion, they are at high-pressure amphibolite facies at 600 ± 15°C and 1.1 ± 0.3 GPa (St + Bt + Grt + Ms + Qtz + Rt); and in the southern portion, they reach the eclogite facies at 630 ± 13°C and 1.4 ± 0.6 GPa (St + Ky + Grt + Ms + Qtz + Rt). Clockwise metamorphic P-T-t paths are registered in the studied rocks, with temperature and pressure increase followed by a strong decompression with retrograde phases as chloritoid (northern portion), chlorite and ilmenite (central portion) and biotite, chlorite and ilmenite (southern portion). U-Th-PbT monazite ages range from 632 ± 4 Ma (southern portion) to 600 ± 8 Ma (northern portion included crystals in garnet and staurolite). The metamorphic age, the high-pressure conditions calculated in this paper and the clockwise metamorphic path indicate that the tectonic evolution of the Luminárias Nappe rocks is tightly associated with the subduction and collision processes of the southern Brasília belt. The overprint of the younger Ribeira belt is interpreted to be responsible for rock pile tilting, thus producing the oblique metamorphic gradient. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/22627-3 - Metamorphism and partial melting in ancient orogens II
Grantee:Renato de Moraes
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/05230-0 - Metamorphic, partial melting and deformation studies in high-pressure metapelitic rocks
Grantee:George Luiz Luvizotto
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/07750-0 - Metamorphic modelling of high aluminum pelites with mineral chemistry and pseudo-sections: example of Luminárias Nappe - MG
Grantee:Regiane Andrade Fumes
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master