Indian shield : Precambrian evolution and Phanerozoic reconstitution /
by Roy, Ashit Baran [author.]; Purohit, Ritesh [author.].Material type: BookPublisher: [Place of publication not identified] : ELSEVIER, 2018.Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations, color maps.ISBN: 9780128098400; 0128098406.Subject(s): Geology -- South Asia | Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian | Geology, Stratigraphic -- Paleozoic | Shields (Geology) -- South Asia | SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- General | Shields (Geology) | Precambrian Geologic Period | Paleozoic Geologic Period | Geology, Stratigraphic | Geology | South Asia | From 230 million to 5 billion years agoGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 555.4 Online resources: ScienceDirect
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Intro; Title page; Table of Contents; Copyright; Prologue; Part 1: Indian Shield: Concept and Perspective; Chapter 1: Concept of Indian Shield: Evolution and Reconstitution; Abstract; 1.1 The Concept of Indian Shield, Definition and Extent; 1.2 From Indian Shield to Indian Subcontinent: Story of Phanerozoic Reconstitution; Chapter 2: Indian Subcontinent: Geomorphic and Geophysical Traits; Abstract; 2.1 Geomorphic Characteristics of Indian Subcontinent; 2.2 Geophysical Characterization of Indian Shield (Indian Subcontinent); Chapter 3: Framework of Indian Shield: Tectonic Subdivisions.
Abstract3.1 Framework of Indian Shield; 3.2 Tectonic Subdivisions of the Indian Shield; Part 2: Precambrian Crustal Blocks of Indian Shield; Chapter 4: Dharwar Protocontinent; Abstract; 4.1 Geology of the Archaean Crust: Concepts and Perspectives; 4.2 Extent of the Dharwar Protocontinent; 4.3 Peninsular Gneiss: The Problem of Basement and Basement-Cover Relationship; 4.4 Charnockite-Granulite in Southern Part of Dharwar Protocontinent; 4.5 Geology of Schist Belt Rocks; 4.6 Lithostratigraphy of the Schist Belt Rocks.
4.7 Closepet Granites: A Unique Tectonic Feature in the Geology of Archaean Crust4.8 Intracratonic Proterozoic Basins: Cuddapah Basin; 4.9 Intracratonic Proterozoic Basins: Bhima Basin; 4.10 Intracratonic Proterozoic Basins: Kaladgi Basin; Chapter 5: Bastar Protocontinent; Abstract; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Granites, Gneisses, and Granulites; 5.3 The Archaean Greenstone Belts; Chapter 6: Singhbhum Protocontinent; Abstract; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Singbhum Granite Complex; 6.3 Chhotanagpur Gneissic Complex; 6.4 North Singhbhum Fold Belt; 6.5 Summary of the Tectono-Stratigraphic Evolutionary History.
Chapter 7: Rajmahal ProtocontinentAbstract; 7.1 Introduction: Defining Rajmahal Protocontinent; 7.2 North Chhotanagpur Gneissic Complex; 7.3 Bihar Mica Belt; 7.4 Summary of Geological Evolution of the Rajmahal Protocontinent; Chapter 8: Bundelkhand Protocontinent; Abstract; 8.1 Introduction: Extent and Geological Constituents; 8.2 Geology of Bundelkhand Granite; 8.3 Geology of the Vindhyan Basin; Chapter 9: Aravalli Protocontinent; Abstract; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Recognition and Age of the Archaean Basement; 9.3 Aravalli Supergroup: The Oldest Cover Succession.
9.4 Delhi Supergroup: History of Mesoproterozoic Rift Basin Evolution9.5 Nepheline Syenite of Kishengarh; 9.6 Sirohi Group; 9.7 Malani Group; 9.8 Marwar Supergroup; 9.9 Geochronologic Framework of the Constituents of the Aravalli Protocontinent; Chapter 10: Southern Granulite Belt; Abstract; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Palghat-Cauvery Shear Zone: A Zone of Crustal Interaction; 10.3 Lithology and Lithostratigraphy of the Southern Granulite Belt; 10.4 Geochronology and Tectono-Magmatic/Metamorphic Evolutionary History; 10.5 The Chanockite Riddle; Chapter 11: Eastern Ghats Granulite Belt; Abstract.
Indian Shield: Precambrian Evolution and Phanerozoic Reconstitution highlights unique evolutionary trends covering a period of over 3,500 million years, from the oldest crust to the most recent geological activity of the Indian Subcontinent. The book discusses regional terrain geology in terms of the evolutionary history of the crust, describing how the Precambrian Shield evolved from a stable continental region to a tectonically unstable zone marked by frequent high-intensity earthquakes in a Plate-interior setting. It is a complete and readable account of the history of growth and evolution of the Indian Subcontinent, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan. The book is intended for graduate students, researchers, and teachers in the geosciences, especially geophysics, geomorphology and geology. The book also serves as an important resource for tectonics and petrology researchers, as well as those involved in exploration of mineral resources.
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