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Table of Contents - Memoir 206

From Rodinia to Pangea: The Lithotectonic Record of the Appalachian Region

Edited by Richard P. Tollo, Mervin J. Bartholomew, James P. Hibbard, and Paul M. Karabinos

Cover Photo Caption vii
Richard P. Tollo, Mervin J. Bartholomew, James P. Hibbard, and Paul M. Karabinos
Acknowledgments xi

Introduction to the Appalachian Region
1. The Appalachian orogen: A brief summary
Robert D. Hatcher Jr.

Overview of the Precambrian Orogen
2. Review of the Proterozoic evolution of the Grenville Province, its Adirondack outlier, and the Mesoproterozoic inliers of the Appalachians
James M. McLelland, Bruce W. Selleck, and M.E. Bickford

Overview of the Paleozoic Orogen
3. Comparative analysis of the geological evolution of the northern and southern Appalachian orogen: Late Ordovician–Permian
James P. Hibbard, Cees R. van Staal, and Douglas W. Rankin

Northern Section
4. The Laurentian margin of northeastern North America
John S. Allen, William A. Thomas, and Denis Lavoie
5. Magmatism in the Vermont Appalachians
Raymond A. Coish
6. Orogenic curvature in the northern Taconic allochthon and its relation to footwall geometry
Jean M. Crespi, H. Ray Underwood, and Yu-Chang Chan
7. The Rivière-des-Plante ultramafic Complex, southern Québec: Stratigraphy, structure, and implications for the Chain Lakes massif
Stéphane De Souza and Alain Tremblay
8. The tectono-thermal evolution of the Waterbury dome, western Connecticut, based on U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar ages
Craig Dietsch, Michael J. Kunk, John Aleinikoff, and John F. Sutter
9. Evidence for an orogen-parallel, normal-sense shear zone around the Chester dome, Vermont: A possible template for gneiss dome formation in the New England Appalachians, USA
Paul Karabinos, Elizabeth S. Mygatt, Sean M. Cook, and Matthew Student
10. The tectono-stratigraphic framework and evolution of southwestern Maine and southeastern New Hampshire
Arthur M. Hussey II, Wallace A. Bothner, and John Aleinikoff
11. High-precision U-Pb zircon dates for Ediacaran granitoid rocks in SE New England: Revised magmatic chronology and correlation with other Avalonian terranes
M.D. Thompson, J. Ramezani, S.M. Barr, and O.D. Hermes
12. Lessons from the foreland basin: Northern Appalachian basin perspectives on the Acadian orogeny
Charles A. Ver Straeten
13. Geochemistry and origin of Neoproterozoic ironstone deposits in the New Jersey Highlands and implications for the eastern Laurentian rifted margin in the north-central Appalachians, USA
Richard A. Volkert, Donald H. Monteverde, Kurt C. Friehauf, Alexander E. Gates, Richard F. Dalton, and Robert C. Smith II
14. Tectonic, magmatic, and metamorphic history of the New Jersey Highlands: New insights from SHRIMP U-Pb geochronology
Richard A. Volkert, John N. Aleinikoff, and C. Mark Fanning
15. Lithochemistry of the Lower Paleozoic Goldenville and Halifax groups, southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada: Implications for stratigraphy, provenance, and tectonic setting of the Meguma terrane
Chris E. White and Sandra M. Barr
16. Middle Cambrian to Ordovician arc-backarc development on the leading edge of Ganderia, Newfoundland Appalachians
A. Zagorevski, C.R. van Staal, N. Rogers, V.J. McNicoll, and J. Pollock

Southern Section
17. Stratigraphy and geochemistry of the Catoctin volcanics: Implications for mantle evolution during the breakup of Rodinia
Robert L. Badger, Kyle T. Ashley, and Brian L. Cousens
18. Orphans of the far-traveled Pulaski thrust sheet: Exotic detached duplexes and their implications for original fold-and-thrust geometry
Mervin J. Bartholomew and Sharon E. Lewis
19. The Alleghanian deformational sequence at the foreland junction of the Central and Southern Appalachians
Mervin J. Bartholomew and Amy E. Whitaker
20. A model for Iapetan rifting of Laurentia based on Neoproterozoic dikes and related rocks
William C. Burton and Scott Southworth
21. Temporal and spatial changes in deformation conditions during the formation of the Central Appalachian fold-and-thrust belt: Evidence from joints, vein mineral paragenesis, and fluid inclusions
Mark A. Evans
22. Crustal fluid evolution during deformation, uplift, and exhumation of the southeastern Piedmont of the Southern Appalachians: Late Paleozoic through Mesozoic rifting
Mark A. Evans and Mervin J. Bartholomew
23. Extensional structures of the Alabama Promontory and Black Warrior foreland basin: Styles and relationship to the Appalachian fold-thrust belt
Richard H. Groshong Jr., W. Brown Hawkins Jr., Jack C. Pashin, and Dennis L. Harry
24. Alleghanian plutonism in the Suwannee terrane, USA: Implications for late Paleozoic tectonic models
Ann L. Heatherington, Paul A. Mueller, and Joseph L. Wooden
25. Ordovician volcanic-arc terrane in the Central Appalachian Piedmont of Maryland and Virginia: SHRIMP U-Pb geochronology, field relations, and tectonic significance
J. Wright Horton Jr., John N. Aleinikoff, Avery Ala Drake Jr., and C. Mark Fanning
26. Detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of southern Appalachian Blue Ridge and Inner Piedmont crystalline terranes
Arthur J. Merschat, Robert D. Hatcher Jr., Brendan R. Bream, Calvin F. Miller, Heather E. Byars, Matthew P. Gatewood, and Joseph L. Wooden
27. Three tectonothermal pulses recorded in eclogite and amphibolite of the Eastern Blue Ridge, Southern Appalachians
Brent V. Miller, Kevin G. Stewart, and Donna L. Whitney
28. Geochemical and geochronological evidence for Devonian magmatism revealed in the Maidens gneiss, Goochland terrane, Virginia
Brent E. Owens, Robert Buchwaldt, and Catherine R. Shirvell
29. Depositional and tectonic setting of the Neoproterozoic–early Paleozoic rocks of the Virgilina sequence and Albemarle Group, North Carolina
Jeffrey C. Pollock, James P. Hibbard, and Paul J. Sylvester
30. S and Z buckle folds as shear-sense indicators in the ductile realm: Field examples from the Grenville Province of Ontario and the Appalachians of South Carolina
Walfried M. Schwerdtner, Sheng J. Lu, and Daniel Landa
31. Mesoproterozoic magmatism and deformation in the northern Blue Ridge, Virginia and Maryland: Application of SHRIMP U-Pb geochronology and integrated field studies in the definition of Grenvillian tectonic history
Scott Southworth, John N. Aleinikoff, Richard P. Tollo, Christopher M. Bailey, William C. Burton, Paul C. Hackley, and C. Mark Fanning
32. Geologic history of the Pine Mountain window, Alabama and Georgia: Insights from a new geologic map and U-Pb isotopic dates
M.G. Steltenpohl, R.D. Hatcher Jr., P.A. Mueller, A.L. Heatherington, and J.L. Wooden
33. Thermomagmatic evolution of Mesoproterozoic crust in the Blue Ridge of SW Virginia and NW North Carolina: Evidence from U-Pb geochronology and zircon geothermometry
Richard P. Tollo, John N. Aleinikoff, Joseph L. Wooden, Frank K. Mazdab, Scott Southworth, and C. Mark Fanning
34. Interactions between the southern Appalachian–Ouachita orogenic belt and basement faults in the orogenic footwall and foreland
William A. Thomas
35. Heterogeneous wrench-dominated transpression in the deep crust recorded by the Burnsville fault and related structures, Blue Ridge, North Carolina: Implications for the Acadian orogeny in the Southern Appalachians
Cheryl Waters-Tormey and Kevin Stewart
36. Southern Appalachian Laurentian margin initial drift-facies sequences: Implications for margin evolution
James F. Tull, David T. Allison, Stephen E. Whiting, and Nick L. John