Publications incorporating the TerraneChron® methodology


    Andersen, T., Griffin, W.L. and Pearson, N.J.  2002.  Crustal evolution in the SW part of the Baltic Shield: The Hf isotope evidence. Journal of Petrology, 43, 1725-1747. pdf

    Belousova, E.A., Griffin, W.L., O’Reilly, S.Y. and Fisher, N.I.  2002.  Igneous zircon: trace-element composition as an indicator of source rock type.  Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 143, 602-622. pdf

    Andersen, T., Griffin, W.L., Pearson, N.J. and Andresen, A.  2003.  Scveconorwegian rejuvenation of lower crust in south Norway.  Norges Geol. Unders. Bulletin, 9, 51-53.

    Andersen, T., Laajoki, K. and Saeed, A. 2004. Age, provenance and tectonostratigraphic status of the Mesoproterozoic Blefjell quartzite, Telemark sector, southern Norway.  Precambrian Research, 135, 217-244.

    Andersen, T., Griffin, W.L., Jackson, S.E., Knudsen, T.-L. and Pearson, N.J.  2004.  Mid-Proterozoic magmatic arc evolution at the southwest margin of the Baltic Shield.  Lithos, 73, 289-318. pdf

    Griffin, W.L., Belousova, E.A., Shee, S.R., Pearson, N.J. and O’Reilly, S.Y.  2004.  Archean crustal evolution in the northern Yilgarn Craton: U-Pb and Hf-isotope evidence from detrital zircons.  Precambrian Research, 131, 231-282. pdf

    Zheng, J., Griffin, W.L., O’Reilly, S.Y., Lu, F., Yu, C., Zhang, M. and Li, H. 2004. U-Pb and Hf-isotope analysis of zircons in mafic xenoliths from Fuxian kimberlites: evolution of the lower crust beneath the North China Craton.  Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 148, 79-103.

    Zheng, J., Griffin, W.L., O’Reilly, S.Y., Lu, F., Wang, C., Zhang, M., Wang, F. and Li, H. 2004. 3.6 Ga lower crust in central China: New evidence on the assembly of the North China craton.  Geology, 32, 229-232.

    Andersen, T.  2005.  Detrital zircons as tracers of sedimentary provenance: Limiting conditions from statistics  and numerical simulation.  Chemical Geology, 216, 249-270. pdf

    Bingen, B., Griffin, W.L., Torsvik T.H. and Saeed, A. 2005. Timing of Late Neoproterozoic glaciation on Baltica constrained by detrital zircon geochronology in the Hedmark Group, south-east Norway.  Terra Nova, 17, 250-258.

    Veevers, J.J., Saeed, A., Belousova, E.A. and Griffin, W.L.  2005.  U-Pb ages and source composition by Hf-isotope and trace-element analysis of detrital zircons in Permian sandstone and modern sand from southwestern Australia and a review of the palaeogeographical and denudational history of the Yilgarn Craton.  Earth Science Reviews, 68, 245-279. pdf

    Belousova, E.A., Preiss, W.V., Schwarz, M.P. and Griffin, W.L. 2006. Tectonic affinities of the Houghton Inlier, South Australia: U-Pb and Hf-isotope data from zircons in modern stream sediments.   Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53, 971-989.

    Belousova, E.A., Griffin, W.L. and O'Reilly, S.Y. 2006. Zircon crystal morphology, trace element signatures and Hf isotope composition as a tool for petrogenetic modelling: examples from eastern Australian granitoids.    Journal of Petrology, 47, 329-353.

    Chu, M.-F., Chung, S.-L., Song, B., Liu, D., O’Reilly, S.Y., Pearson, N.J., Ji, J. and When, D.-J.  2006. Zircon U-Pb and Hf isotope constraints on the Mesozoic tectonics and crustal evolution of southern Tibet.  Geology, 34, 745–748.

    Griffin, W.L., Belousova, E., Walters, S.G and O'Reilly, S.Y.  2006.  Archaean and Proterozoic crustal evolution in the Eastern Succession of the Mt Isa district, Australia: U-Pb and Hf-isotope studies of detrital zircons.  Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, (Mt Isa Special Volume), 53, 125-149. pdf

    Veevers, J.J, Belousova, E.A., Saeed, A., Sircombe, K., Cooper, A.F. and Read, S.E.  2006.  Pan-Gondwanaland detrital zircons from Australia analysed for Hf-isotopes and trace elements reflect an ice-covered Antarctic provenance of 700-500 Ma age, TDM of 2.0-1.0 Ga, and alkaline affinity.  Earth-Science Reviews, 76, 135-174. pdf

    Zheng, J., Griffin, W.L., O'Reilly, S.Y., Zhang, M., Pearson, N.J. and Pan, Y.  2006.  Widespread Archean basement beneath the Yangtze craton.  Geology, 34, 417-420.pdf

    Zheng, J., Griffin, W.L., O'Reilly, S.Y., Yang, J.S. and Zhang, R.Y. 2006. A refractory mantle protolith in younger continental crust, east-central China: Age and composition of zircon in the Sulu ultrahigh-pressure peridotite.  Geology, 34, 705-708.

    Adams, C.J., Campbell, H.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2007. Provenance comparisons of Permian to Jurassic tectonostratigraphic terranes in New Zealand: perspectives from detrital zircon age patterns.  Geological Magazine, 144, 701-729..

    Andersen, T., Griffin, W.L. and Sylvester, A.G.  2007. Sveconorwegian crustal underplating in southwestern Fennoscandia: LAM-ICPMS U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotope evidence from granites and gneisses in Telemark, southern Norway.  Lithos, 93, 273-287. pdf

    Batumike, J.M., O’Reilly, S.Y., Griffin, W.L. and Belousova, E.A.  2007.  U-Pb and Hf-isotope analyses of zircon from the Kundelungu Kimberlites, D. R. Congo: Implications for crustal evolution.  Precambrian Research, 156, 195-225. pdf

    Bomparola, R.M., Ghezzo, C., Belousova, E., Griffin, W.L. and O’Reilly, S.Y. 2007. Resetting of the U-Pb zircon system in Cambro-Ordovician intrusives of the Deep Freeze Range, Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica.  Journal of Petrology, 48, 327-364.

    Griffin, W.L., Belousova, E.A. and O’Reilly, S.Y.  2007.  TerraneChron analysis of zircons from Western Australian samples.  Western Australia Geologial Survey, Record 2007/4, 51pp.

    Griffin, W.L., Belousova, E.A. and O’Reilly, S.Y. 2007. Crustal history and metallogenic fertility: Terrane-scale assessment with detrital zircons.  Proceedings of Exploration 07, 5th Decennial International Conference on Mineral Exploration, Toronto, September 2007, 311-315.

    Sapienza, G.T., Griffin, W.L., O’Reilly, S.Y. and Morten, L. 2007. Crustal zircons and mantle sulfides: Archean to Triassic events in the lithosphere beneath south-eastern Sicily.  Lithos, 96, 503-523.

    Veevers, J.J. and Saeed, A.  2007. Central Antarctic provenance of Permian sandstones in Dronning Maud Land and the Karoo Basin: Integration of U-Pb and TDM ages and host-rock affinity from detrital zircons.  Sedimentary Geology, 202, 653-676.

    Veevers, J.J. 2007. Pan-Gondwanaland post-collisional extension marked by 650-500 Ma alkaline rocks and carbonatites and related detrital zircons: A review.  Earth-Science Reviews, 83, 1-47.

    Wang, X.L., Zhou, J.C., Griffin, W.L., Wang, R.C., Qiua, J.S., O’Reilly, S.Y., Xua, X., Liuc, X.M. and Zhang, G.L.  2007.  Detrital zircon geochronology of Precambrian basement sequences in the Jiangnan orogen: Dating the assembly of the Yangtze and Cathaysia Blocks.  Precambrian Research, 159, 117-131.pdf

    Xu, X., O’Reilly, S.Y. Griffin, W.L., Wang, X.L., Pearson, N.J. and He, Z.  2007.  The crust of Cathaysia : Age, assembly and reworking of two terranes.  Precambrian Research, 158, 51-78. pdf

    Adams, C.J, Campbell, H.J., Griffin, W.L. 2008. Age and provenance of basement rocks of the Chatham Islands: an outpost of Zealandia.   New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 51, 245-259.

    Adams, C.J., Miller, H., Toselli, A.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2008. The Puncoviscana Formation of northwest Argentina: U-Pb geochronology of detrital zircons and Rb-Sr metamorphic ages and their bearing on its stratigraphic age, sediment provenance and tectonic setting.   Neues Jahrbuch  für  Geologie  und Paläontologie, 247: 341-352.

    O’Reilly, S.Y., Griffin, W.L., Pearson, N.J., Jackson, S.E., Belousova, E.A., Alard, O. and Saeed, A.  2008.  Taking the pulse of the earth:  linking crustal and mantle events.  Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 55, 983-995.

    Veevers, J.J. and Saeed, A. 2008. Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains provenance of Permian-Triassic sandstones in the Prince Charles Mountains and offshore Prydz Bay: Integrated U-Pb and TDM ages and host-rock affinity from detrital zircons.    Gondwana Research, 14, 316-342.

    Veevers, J.J., Saeed, A. and O’Brien, P.E. 2008. Provenance of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains from U-Pb and Hf-isotope analysis of detrital zircons in Cretaceous to Quaternary sediments in Prydz Bay and beneath the Amery Ice Shelf.   Sedimentary Geology, 211, 12-32.

    Veevers, J.J., Saeed, A., Pearson, N., Belousova, E. and Kinny, P. 2008. Zircons and clay from morainal Permian siltstone at Mt Rymill (73°S, 66°E), Prince Charles Mountains, Antarctica, reflect the ancestral Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains–Vostok Subglacial Highlands complex.   Gondwana Research, 14, 343-354.

    Wang, L., Yu, J., O’Reilly, S.Y., Griffin, W.L., Sun, T., Wei, Z., Jiang, S. and Shu, L. 2008. Grenvillian orogeny in the Southern Cathaysia Block: Constraints from U-Pb ages and Lu-Hf isotopes in zircon from metamorphic basement.   Chinese Science Bulletin, 53, 3037-3050.

    Yu, J.H., O’Reilly, S.Y., Wang, L., Griffin, W.L., Zhang, M., Wang, R., Jiang, S. and Shu, L. 2008. Where was South China in the Rodinia supercontinent? Evidence from U-Pb geochronology and Hf isotopes of detrital zircons.    Precambrian Research, 164, 1-15.

    Adams, C.J., Campbell, H.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2009. Tracing the Caples Terrane through New Zealand using detrital zircon age patterns and radiogenic isotope signatures.   New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 52, 223-245.

    Adams, C.J., Cluzel, D. and Griffin, W.L. 2009. Detrital zircon ages, geochemistry and provenances of volcano-sedimentary rocks in basement Mesozoic terranes and their cover rocks in New Caledonia.   Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 56, 1023-1047.

    Adams, C.J., Mortimer, N., Campbell, H.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2009. Age and isotopic characterisation of metasedimentary rocks from Torlesse Supergroup and Waipapa Group in the central North Island, New Zealand.   New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 52, 149-170.

    Belousova, E.A., Reid, A.J., Griffin, W.L. and O'Reilly, S.Y. 2009. Rejuvenation vs recycling of Archean crust in the Gawler Craton, South Australia: Evidence from U-Pb and Hf-isotopes in detrital zircon.   Lithos, 113, 3-4, 570-582. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2009.06.028

    Chung, S.-L., Chu, M.-F., Ji, J., O'Reilly, S.Y., Pearson, N.J., Liu, D., Lee, T.-Y. and Lo, C.-H. 2009. The nature and timing of crustal thickening in Southern Tibet: Geochemical and zircon Hf isotopic constraints from postcollisional adakites.   Tectonophysics, 477, 1-2, 36-48. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2009.08.008

    Condie, K.C., Belousova, E.A., Griffin, W.L. and Sircombe, K.N. 2009. Granitoid events in space and time: Constraints from igneous and detrital zircon age spectra.   Gondwana Research, 15, 228-242.

    Howard, K.E., Hand, M., Barovich, K.M., Reid, A., Wade, B.P. and Belousova, E.A. 2009. Detrital zircon ages: Improving interpretation via Nd and Hf isotopic data.   Chemical Geology, 262, 3-4, 277-292.

    Korsch, R.J., Adams, C.J., Black, L.P., Foster, D.A., Fraser, G.L., Murray, C.G., Foudoulis, C. and Griffin, W.L. 2009. Geochronology and provenance of the Late Paleozoic accretionary wedge and Gympie Terrane, New England Orogen, eastern Australia.   Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 56, 665-685.

    Kostitsyn, Y.A., Belousova E.A., Bortnikov, N.S. and Sharkov, E.V. 2009. Zircons in gabbroids from the axial zone of the mid-atlantic ridge: U-Pb age and 176Hf/177Hf ratio (Results of investigations by the laser ablation method).   Doklady Earth Science, 429, 1, 1305-1309.

    Kuznetsov, N.B., Natapov, L.M., Belousova, E.A., Griffin, W.L., O’Reilly, S.Y. Soboleva, A.A., Kulikova, K.V., Udoratina, O.V. and Morgunova, A.A. 2009. First results of isotopic dating of detrital zircons from the clastic rocks of the Pre-Uralides-Timanides complexes: Contribution in the Late Precambrian stratigraphy of the Enganepe Uplift, Western Polar Urals.   Doklady Earth Sciences, 424, 1, 41- 46. DOI: 10.1134/S1028334X09010097

    Kuznetsov, N.B., Natapov, L.M., Belousova, E.A., Griffin, W.L. and O’Reilly S.Y. 2009. First isotopic data on detrital zircons from the Engane-Pe Uplift (western Polar Urals): Implications for the primary tectonic position of the Pre-Uralides-Timanides.   Doklady Earth Science, 426, 1, 567-573. doi: 10.1134/S1028334X09040138

    Pedersen, S., Andersen, T., Konnerup-Madsen, J. and Griffin, W.L. 2009. Recurrent Mesoproterozoic continental magmatism in south-central Norway.   International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98, 1151–1171.

    Reid, A., Flint, R., Maas, R., Howard, K. and Belousova E.A. 2009. Geochronological and isotopic constraints on Palaeoproterozoic skarn base metal mineralisation in the central Gawler Craton, South Australia.   Ore Geology Reviews, 36, 4, 350-362.

    Scott, J.M., Cooper, A.F., Palin, J.M., Tulloch, A.J., Kula, J., Jongens, R., Spell, T.L. and Pearson, N.J. 2009. Tracking the influence of a continental margin on growth of a magmatic arc (Fiordland, New Zealand) using thermobarometry, thermochronology, and zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopes. Tectonics, 28. TC6007. doi:10.1029/2009TC002489.

    Veevers, J.J. 2009. Mid-Carboniferous Centralian uplift linked by U-Pb zircon chronology to the onset of Australian glaciation and glacio-eustasy.   Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 56, 711-717.

    Veevers, J.J. and Saeed, A. 2009. Permian–Jurassic Mahanadi and Pranhita–Godavari Rifts of Gondwana India: Provenance from regional paleoslope and U–Pb/Hf analysis of detrital zircons.   Gondwana Research, 16, 633-654.

    Xu, X., Griffin, W.L., Ma, X., O’Reilly, S.Y., He, Z. and Zhang, C. 2009. The Taihua Group on the southern margin of the North China Craton: further insights from U–Pb ages and Hf isotope compositions of zircons.   Mineralogy and Petrology, 97, 43-59. DOI 10.1007/s00710-009-0062-5.

    Yu, J.-H., Wang, L., O'Reilly, S.Y., Griffin, W.L., Zhang, M., Li, C. and Shu, L. 2009. A Paleoproterozoic orogeny recorded in a long-lived cratonic remnant (Wuyishan terrane), eastern Cathaysia Block, China.   Precambrian Research, 174, 3-4, 347-363.

    Yu, J.-H., Wang, L.J., O’Reilly, S.Y., Shu, L. and Sun, T. 2009. Paleoproterozoic basement beneath the southern Jiangxi Province: Evidence from U-Pb ages and Lu-Hf isotopes in zircons from the Doushui lamprophyre.   Chinese Science Bulletin, 54, 1555-1563, doi: 10.1007/s11434-009-0095-5.

    Zhang, R.Y., Liou, J.G., Zheng, J.P., Griffin, W.L. Yang, Y-H. and Jahn, B-M. 2009. Petrogenesis of eclogites enclosed in mantle-derived peridotites from the Sulu UHP terrane: constraints from trace elements in minerals and Hf isotopes in zircon.   Lithos, 109, 176-192.

    Zheng, J.P., Griffin, W.L., O’Reilly, S.Y., Zhao, J.H., Wu, Y.B., Liu, G.L., Pearson, N., Zhang, M., Ma, C.Q., Zhang, Z.H., Yu, C.M., Su, Y.P. and Tang, H.Y. 2009. Neoarchean (2.7-2.8 Ga) accretion beneath the North China Craton: U-Pb age, trace elements and Hf isotopes of zircons in diamondiferous kimberlites.   Lithos, 112, 188-202.

    Zheng, J.P., Griffin, W.L., Qi, L., O’Reilly, S.Y., Sun, M., Zheng, S., Pearson, N.J., Yu, M., Su, Y.P. and Tang, H.Y. 2009. Age and composition of granulite and pyroxenite xenoliths in Hannuoba basalts reflect Paleogene underplating beneath the North China Craton.   Chemical Geology, 264, 266-280.

    De Waele, B., Fitzsimons, I.C.W., Wingate, M.T.D., Tembo, F., Mapani, B. and Belousova, E. A. 2010. The geochronological framework of the Irumide Belt: A prolonged crustal history along the margin of the Bangweulu Craton.   American Journal of Science, 309, 132-187. doi:10.2475/02.2009.03

    Deckart, K., Godoy, E., Bertens, A., Jerez, D. and Saeed, A. 2010. Barren Miocene granitoids in the Central Andean metallogenic belt, Chile: Geochemistry and Nd-Hf and U-Pb isotope systematics.   Andean Geology, 37, 1, 1-31

    Hu, X., Jansa, L., Chen, L., Griffin, W.L., O'Reilly, S.Y. and Wang, J. 2010. Provenance of Lower Cretaceous Wölong Volcaniclastics in the Tibetan Tethyan Himalaya: Implications for the final breakup of Eastern Gondwana.   Sedimentary Geology, 223, 193-205. doi:10.1016/j.sedgeo.2009.11.008

    Kuznetsov, N.B., Natapov, L.M., Belousova, E.A., O’Reilly, S.Y. and Griffin, W. 2010. Geochronological, geochemical and isotopic study of detrital zircon suites from late Neoproterozoic clastic strata along the NE margin of the East European Craton: Implications for plate tectonic models.   Gondwana Research, 17, 583-601. Doi:10.1016/

    Malitch, K.N., Belousova, E.A., Griffin, W.L., Badanina, I.Y., Pearson, N.J., Presnyakov, S.L. and Tuganova, E.V. 2010. Magmatic evolution of the ultramafic-mafic Kharaelakh intrusion (Siberian Craton, Russia): insights from trace-element, U-Pb and Hf-isotope data on zircon.   Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 159, 6, 753-768. 10.1007/s00410-009-0452-z

    Wang, L., Griffin, W.L., Yu, J.-H. and O'Reilly, S.Y. 2010. Precambrian crustal evolution of the Yangtze Block tracked by detrital zircons from Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks.   Precambrian Research, 177, 131-144. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2009.11.008

    Yu, J.-H., O’Reilly, S.Y., Wang, L., Griffin, W.L., Zhou, M.-F., Zhang, M. and Shu, L. 2010. Components and Episodic growth of Precambrian crust in the Cathaysia Block, South China: evidence from U-Pb ages and Hf isotopes of zircons in Neoproterozoic sediments.   Precambrian Research, 181, 97-114. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2010.05.016

    Zheng, J.P., Griffin, W.L., Sun, M., O'Reilly, S.Y., Zhang, H.F., Zhou, H.W., Xiao, L., Tang, H.Y. and Zhang, Z.H. 2010. Tectonic affinity of the West Qinling terrane (central China): North China or Yangtze?   Tectonics, 29, TC2009 doi:10.1029/2008TC002428

    Adams, C.J., Miller, H., Acenolaza, F.G., Toselli, A.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2011. The Pacific Gondwana margin in the late Neoproterozoic-early Paleozoic: Detrital zircon U-Pb ages from metasediments in northwest Argentina reveal their maximum age, provenance and tectonic setting.   Gondwana Research, 19, 71-83.

    Adams, C.J., Mortimer, N., Campbell, H.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2011. Recognition of the Kaweka Terrane in northern South Island, New Zealand: preliminary evidence from Rb-Sr metamorphic and U-Pb detrital zircon ages.   New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 54, 291-309.

    Andersen, T., Saeed, A., Gabrielsen, R.H. and Olaussen, S. 2011. Provenance characteristics of the Brumunddal sandstone in the Oslo Rift derived from U-Pb, Lu-Hf and trace element analyses of detrital zircons by laser ablation ICMPS.   Norwegian Journal of Geology, 91, 1-2, 1-18.

    Glen, R.A., Saeed, A., Quinn, C.D. and Griffin, W.L. 2011. U-Pb and Hf isotope data from zircons in the Macquarie Arc, Lachlan Orogen: Implications for arc evolution and Ordovician palaeogeography along part of the east Gondwana margin.   Gondwana Research, 19, 670-685.

    Howard, K.E., Hand, M., Barovich, K.M., Payne, J.L., Cutts, K.A. and Belousova, E.A. 2011. U-Pb zircon, zircon Hf and whole-rock Sm-Nd isotopic constraints on the evolution of Paleoproterozoic rocks in the northern Gawler Craton.   Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 58, 615-638.

    Morag, N., Avigad, D., Gerdes, A., Belousova, E. and Harlavan, Y. 2011. Detrital zircon Hf isotopic composition indicates long-distance transport of north Gondwana Cambro-Ordovician sandstones.   Geology, 39, 10, 955-958.  DOI: 10.1130/G32184.1.

    Phillips, G., Landenberger, B., Belousova, E.A. 2011. Building the New England Batholith, eastern Australia—Linking granite petrogenesis with geodynamic setting using Hf isotopes in zircon.   Lithos, 122, 1-2, 1-12.

    Portner, R.A., Daczko, N.R., Murphy, M.J. and Pearson, N.J. 2011. Enriching mantle melts within a dying mid-ocean spreading ridge: Insights from Hf-isotope and trace element patterns in detrital oceanic zircon.   Lithos, 126, 355-368.

    Sevastjanova, I., Clements, B., Hall, R., Belousova, E.A., Pearson, N. and Griffin, W.L. 2011. Granitic magmatism, basement ages, and provenance indicators in the Malay Peninsula: Insights from detrital zircon U-Pb and Hf-isotope data.   Gondwana Research, 19, 1024-1037.

    Tulloch, A., Ireland, T., Kimbrough, D. and Griffin, W.L. 2011. Autochthonous inheritance of zircon through Cretaceous partial melting of Carboniferous plutons : the Arthur River Complex, Fiordland, New Zealand.   Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 161, 401-421.

    Veevers, J.J. and Saeed, A.S. 2011. Age and composition of Antarctic bedrock reflected by detrital zircons, erratics, and recycled microfossils in the Wilkes Land-Ross Sea-Marie Byrd Land sector (100°-240° E).   Gondwana Research, 20, 710-738.

    Villaseca, C., Orejana D., Belousova E.A., Armstrong R.A., Pérez-Soba C. and Jeffries T.E. 2011. U–Pb isotopic ages and Hf isotope composition of zircons in Variscangabbros from central Spain: evidence of variable crustal contamination.   Mineralogy and Petrology, 101, 3-4, 151-167.

    Abduriyim, A., Sutherland, F.L. and Belousova, E.A. 2012. U-Pb age and origin of gem zircon from the New England sapphire fields, New South Wales, Australia.   Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 59, 1067-1081.

    Adams, C.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2012. Rodinian detrital zircons in Late Cretaceous sandstones indicate a possible Precambrian basement under southern Zealandia.   Precambrian Research, 212, 13-20.

    Kirkland, C.L., Smithies, R.H., Woodhouse, E., Howard, H.M., Wingate, M.T.D., Belousova, E.A., Cliff, J.B., Murphy, R.C. and Spaggiari, C.V. 2012. A multi-isotopic approach to the crustal evolution of the west Musgrave Province, central Australia.   Geological Survey of Western Australia, Report 115, Geological Survey of Western Australia, 47p.

    Malitch, K.N., Badanina, I. Y., Belousova, E.A. and Tuganova, E.V. 2012. Results of U-Pb dating of zircon and baddeleyite from the Noril'sk-1 ultramafic-mafic intrusion (Russia).   Russian Geology and Geophysics, 53, 123-130.

    Sarma, D.S., McNaughton, N.J., Belousova, E., Ram Mohan, M.R. and Fletcher, I.R. 2012. Detrital zircon U-Pb ages and Hf-isotope systematics from the Gadag Greenstone Belt: Archean crustal growth in the western Dharwar Craton, India.   Gondwana Research, 22, 843-854.

    Tang, H.Y., Zheng, J.P., Griffin, W.L., Su, Y.P., Yu, C.M. and Ren, H.W. 2012. Complex Precambrian crustal evolution beneath the northeastern Yangtze Craton reflected by zircons from Mesozoic volcanic rocks of the Fanchang basin, Anhui Province.   Precambrian Research, 220, 91-106.

    Wang, L.J., Yu, J.H., Griffin, W.L. and O'Reilly, S.Y. 2012. Early crustal evolution in the western Yangtze Block: Evidence from U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotopes on detrital zircons from sedimentary rocks.   Precambrian Research, 222, 368-385.

    Yu, J.H., O'Reilly, S.Y., Zhou, M.F., Griffin, W.L. and Wang, L.J. 2012. U-Pb geochronology and Hf-Nd isotopic geochemistry of the Badu Complex, Southeastern China: Implications for the Precambrian crustal evolution and paleogeography of the Cathaysia Block.   Precambrian Research, 222, 424-449.

    Zheng, J.P., Griffin, W.L., Ma, Q., O'Reilly, S.Y., Xiong, Q., Tang, H.Y., Zhao, J.H., Yu, C.M. and Su, Y.P. 2012. Accretion and reworking beneath the North China Craton.   Lithos, 149, 61-78.

    Reid, A., Keeling, J., Boyd, D., Belousova, E. and Hou, B.H. 2013. Source of zircon in world-class heavy mineral placer deposits of the Cenozoic Eucla Basin, southern Australia from LA-ICPMS U-Pb geochronology.   Sedimentary Geology, 286-287, 1-19.

    Adams, C.J., Mortimer, N., Campbell, H.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2013. Detrital zircon geochronology and sandstone provenance of basement Waipapa Terrane (Triassic-Cretaceous) and Cretaceous cover rocks (Northland Allochthon and Houhora Complex) in northern North Island, New Zealand.   Geological Magazine, 150, 89-109.

    Adams, C.J., Mortimer, N., Campbell, H.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2013. The mid-Cretaceous transition from basement to cover within sedimentary rocks in eastern New Zealand: evidence from detrital zircon age patterns.   Geological Magazine, 150, 455-478.

    Adams, C.J., Korsch, R.J. and Griffin, W.L. 2013. Provenance comparisons between the Nambucca Block, Eastern Australia and the Torlesse Composite Terrane, New Zealand: connections and implications from detrital zircon age patterns.   Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 60, 241-253.

    Gao, Q., Zhang, N., Xia, W., Feng, Q., Chen, Z.-Q., Zheng, J., Griffin, W.L., O'Reilly, S.Y., Pearson, N.J., Wang, G., Wu, S., Zhong, W. and Sun, X. 2013. Origin of volcanic ash beds across the Permian-Triassic boundary, Daxiakou, South China: petrology and U-Pb age, trace elements and Hf-isotope composition of zircon.   Chemical Geology, 360-361, 41-53.

    Glen, R.A., Korsch, R.J., Hegarty, R., Saeed, A., Poudjom Djomani, Y., Costelloe, R.D. and Belousova E. 2013. Geodynamic significance of the boundary between the Thomson Orogen and the Lachlan Orogen, northwestern New South Wales and implications for Tasmanide tectonics.   Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 60, 371-412.

    Hollis, J.A., Kirkland, C.L., Spaggiari, C.V., Tyler, I.M., Haines, P.W., Wingate, M.T.D., Belousova, E.A. and Murphy, R.C. 2013. Zircon U–Pb–Hf isotope evidence for links between the Warumpi and Aileron Provinces, west Arunta region.   Geological Survey of Western Australia, Record 2013/9, 30p.

    Kirkland, C.L., Smithies, R.H., Woodhouse, A. ., Howard, H.M., Wingate, M.T.D., Belousova, E.A., Cliff, J.B., Murphy, R.C. and Spaggiari, C.V. 2013. Constraints and deception in the isotopic record; the crustal evolution of the west Musgrave Province, central Australia.   Gondwana Research, 23, 759-781.

    Kirkland, C.L., Johnson, S.P., Smithies, R.H., Hollis, J., Wingate, M.T.D., Tyler, I.M., Hickman, A.H., Cliff, J.B., Tessalina, S., Belousova, E.A. and Murphy, R.C. 2013. Not-so suspect terrane: Constraints on the crustal evolution of the Rudall Province.   Precambrian Research, 235, 131-149.

    Konopelko, D., Seltmann, R., Apayarov, F., Belousova, E., Izokh, A. and Lepekhina, E. 2013. U-Pb-Hf zircon study of two mylonitic granite complexes in the Talas-Fergana fault zone, Kyrgyzstan, and Ar-Ar age of deformations along the fault.   Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 73, 334-346.

    Veevers, J.J. and Saeed, A. 2013. Age and composition of Antarctic bedrock reflected by detrital zircons and hornblendes, erratics, and recycled microfossils in the Ellsworth Land – Antarctic Peninsula – Weddell Sea – Dronning Maud Land sector (240°E – 015°E).   Gondwana Research, 23, 296-332.

    Chicharro, E., Villaseca, C., Valverde-Vaquero, P., Belousova, E. and López-García, J.Á. 2014. Zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopic constraints on the genesis of a post-kinematic S-type Variscan tin granite: the Logrosán cupola (Central Iberian Zone).   Journal of Iberian Geology, 40, 451-470.

    Griffin, W.L., Belousova, E.A., O’Neill, C., O’Reilly, S.Y., Malkovets, V., Pearson, N.J., Spetsius, S.A. and Wilde, S.A. 2014. The World Turns Over: Hadean – Archean crust-mantle evolution. Lithos, 189, Elsevier, 2-15.

    Hollis, J.A., Kemp, A.I.S., Tyler, I.M., Kirkland, C.L., Wingate, M.T.D., Phillips, C., Sheppard, S., Belousova, E. and Greau, Y. 2014. Basin formation by orogenic collapse: zircon U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotope evidence from the Kimberley and Speewah Groups, northern Australia.   Geological Survey of Western Australia Report 137, pp 46.

    Kuznetsov, N.B., Belousova, E.A., Alekseev, A.S. and Romanyuk, T.V. 2014. New data on detrital zircons from the sandstones of lower Cambrian Brusov Formation (White Sea region, East-European craton): unravelling the timing of the onset of the Arctida-Baltica collision.   International Geology Review, 56, 1945-1963.

    Merino Martínez, E., Villaseca, C.,Orejana, D., Pérez-Soba, C., Belousova, E. and Andersen, T. 2014. Tracing magma sources of three different S-type peraluminous granitoid series by in situ U-Pb geochronology and Hf-isotope zircon composition: the Variscan Montes de Toledo batholith (central Spain).   Lithos, 200-201, 273-298.

    Su, Y., Zheng, J., Griffin, W.L., Zhao, J., Li, Y., Wei, Y. and Huang, Y. 2014. Zircon U-Pb ages and Hf isotope of gneissic rocks from the Huai'an Complex: Implications for crustal accretion and tectonic evolution in the northern margin of the North China Craton.   Precambrian Research, 255, 335-354.

    Gao, Q., Chen, Z.-Q., Zhang, N., Griffin, W.L., Xia, W., Wang, G., Jiang, T., Xia, X. and. O’Reilly, S.Y. 2015. Ages, trace elements and Hf-isotopic compositions of zircons from claystones around the Permian-Triassic boundary in the Zunyi section, South China: implications for nature and tectonic setting of the volcanism.   Journal of Earth Science, 26, 872-882.

    Holland, M.E., Karlstrom, K.E., Griffin, W.L., Doe, M.F. and Belousova, E. 2015. An imbricate midcrustal suture zone: The Mojave-Yavapai Province boundary in Grand Canyon, Arizona.   Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 127, 1391-1410.

    Kirkland, C.L., Spaggiari, C., Smithies, R., Wingate, M., Belousova, E., Greau, Y., Sweetapple, M., Watkins, R., Tessalina, S. and Creaser, R. 2015. The affinity of Archean crust on the Yilgarn Albany-Fraser Orogen boundary: implications for gold mineralization in the Tropicana Zone.   Precambrian Research, 266, 260-281.

    Kostitsyn, Y.A., Belousova, E.A., Silant’ev, S.A., Bortnikov, N.S. and Anosova, M.O. 2015. Modern problems of geochemical and U-Pb geochronological studies of zircon in oceanic rocks.   Geochemistry International, 53, 759-785.

    Malitch K.N., Khiller V.V., Badanina I.Yu. and Belousova E.A. 2015. Results of dating thorianite and baddeleyite from carbonatite of the Guli massif (Russia).   Doklady Earth Sciences, 464, 1029-1032.

    Navarro, E.L., Astini, R.A., Belousova, E., Guler, M.V. and Gehrels, G 2015. Detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of the Chubut Group in the northeast of Patagonia, Argentina.   Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 63, 149-161.

    Nedosekova, I. L., Belousova, E.A. and Belyatsky, B.V. 2015. Hf Isotopes and Trace Elements as Indicators of Zircon Genesis in the Evolution of the Alkaline–Carbonatite Magmatic System (Il’meno–Vishnevogorskii Complex, Urals, Russia).   Doklady Earth Sciences, 461, 384-389.

    Spaggiari, C.V., Kirkland, C.L., Smithies, R.H., Wingate, M.T.D. and Belousova, E.A. 2015. Transformation of an Archaean craton margin during Proterozoic basin formation and magmatism: The Albany-Fraser Orogen, Western Australia.   Precambrian Research, 266, 440-466.

    Tang, H., Zheng, J.-P., Griffin, W.L., O′Reilly, S.Y., Yu, C., Pearson, N., Ping, X., Xia, B. and Yang, H. 2015. Complex evolution of the lower crust beneath the southeastern North China Craton: the Junan xenoliths and xenocrysts. Reply.   Lithos, 234-235, 96-99.

    Wang, K.L., Prikhodko, V., O’Reilly, S.Y., Griffin, W.L., Pearson, N.J., Kovach, V., Iizuka, Y. and Chien, Y.-H. 2015. Ancient mantle lithosphere beneath the Khanka massif in the Russian Far East: in situ Re-Os evidence.   Terra Nova, 27, 277–284.

    Haines, P. W., Kirkland, C. L., Wingate, M. T. D., Allen, H., Belousova, E. A., & Gréau, Y. 2016. Tracking sediment dispersal during orogenesis: A zircon age and Hf isotope study from the western Amadeus Basin, Australia.   Gondwana Research, 37, Gondwana Research, 324–347.

    Parra-Avila, L.A., Belousova, E., Fiorentini, M.L., Baratoux, L., Davis, J., Miller, J. and McCuaig, T.C. 2016. Crustal Evolution of the Paleoproterozoic Birimian terranes of the Baoulé-Mossi domain, southern West African Craton: U-Pb and Hf-isotope studies of detrital zircons.   Precambrian Research, 274, 25-60.

    Shatsky, V.S., Malkovets, V.G., Belousova, E.A., Tretiakova, I.G., Griffin, W.L., Ragozin, A.L., Gibsher A.A. and O’Reilly, S.Y. 2016. Tectonothermal evolution of the continental crust beneath the Yakutian diamondiferous province (Siberian craton): U-Pb and Hf isotopic evidence on zircons from crustal xenoliths of kimberlite pipes.   Precambrian Research, 282, 1-20.

    Veevers, J.J., Belousova, E.A. and Saeed A. 2016. Zircons traced from the 700–500 Ma Transgondwanan Supermountains and the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains to the Ordovician Lachlan Orogen, Cretaceous Ceduna Delta, and modern Channel Country, central-southern Australia. Sedimentary Geology, 334, 115-141.   Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 127, 1391-1410.

    Villaseca, C., Merino Martínez, E., Orejana, D., Andersen, T. and Belousova, E. 2016. Zircon Hf signatures from granitic orthogneisses of the Spanish Central System: Significance and sources of the Cambro-Ordovician magmatism in the Iberian Variscan Belt.   Gondwana Research, 34, 60-83.

    Kuznetsov, N.B., Belousova, E.A., Krupenin, M.T., Romanyuk ,T.V. and Maslov, A.V. 2017. The results of geochronological and isotope-geochemical study of zircons from tuffs of Sylvitsa Group (western slope of the Middle Urals): the origin of ash layers in Vendian strata of the Eeast European Platform.   Doklady Earth Sciences, 473, 359-362.

    Rud’ko, S.V., Kuznetsov, N.B., Belousova, E.A. and Romanyuk T.V. 2017. Structure and based on the results of the first U/Pb-dating of detrital zircons the age of conglomerates MNT Southern Demerdzhi (upper Jurassic, Mountain Crimea).   Doklady Earth Sceinces, (in press).

    Veevers, J.J. 2018. Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains: Age and composition from morainal clasts and U–Pb and Hf-isotopic analysis of detrital zircons in the Lambert Rift, and potential provenance of East Gondwanaland sediments. Earth-Science Reviews, 180, 206-257.

    Romanyuk, T.V., Kuznetsov, N.B., Belousova, E.A., Gorozhanin, V.M. and Gorozhanina, E.N. 2018. Paleotectonic and paleogeographic conditions for the accumulation of the Lower Riphean Ai Formation in the Bashkir Uplift (Southern Urals): the TerraneChrone® detrital zircon study. Geodynamics & Tectonophysics, 9, 1-37.

    Griffin, W.L., Gain, S.E.M., Huang, J-X., Belousova, E.A., Toledo, V. and O’Reilly, S.Y. 2018. Permian to Quaternary magmatism beneath the Mt Carmel area, Israel: Zircons from volcanic rocks and associated alluvial deposits. Lithos, 314–315, 307-322.

    Kremenetskiy, A.A., Gromalova, N.A., Skolotnev S.G., Shuliatin, O.G. and Belousova, E.A. 2018. Sources of magmatic rocks from the deep-sea floor of the Arctic Ocean and the Central Atlantic: evidence from data on the U–Pb age, Hf isotopes, and REE geochemistry of zircons. Doklady Earth Sciences, 481, 852-856.

    Moghadam, H.S., Griffin, W.L., Kirchenbaur, M., Garde-Schönberg, Zaki Khedr, M., Kimura, J.-I., Stern, R.J., Ghorbani, G., Murphy, R., O’Reilly, S.Y., Arai, S. and Maghdour-Mashhour, R. 2018. Roll-back extension and mantle upwelling triggered Eocene potassic magmatism in NW Iran. Journal of Petrology, 59, 1417-1465.

    Romanyuk T.V., Kuznetsov N.B., Belousova E.A., Maslov A.V., Gorozhanin V.M., Gorozhanina Ye.N. 2019. The first results of U-Pb dating of detrital zircons from the lower Riphean Bakaly formation (Bashkir Uplift, Southern Urals): constraints on position of a large magmatic province within Columbia. Doklady Earth Sciences, 467, 325-330.

    Ryazantsev, A.V., Kuznetsov, N.B., Degtyarev, K.E.,. Romanyuk, T.V., Tolmacheva, T.Yu. and Belousova, E.A. 2019. A reconstruction of a Vendian–Cambrian active continental margin within the Southern Urals: Results of detrital zircons studying from Ordovician Terrigenous rocks. Geotectonics, 53, 485-499.

    Rud'ko, S.V., Kuznetsov, N.B., Belousova, E.A. and Romanyuk, T.V. 2019. Age, Hf-isotope systematic of detrital zircons and the sources of conglomerates of the Southern Demerdzhi Mountain, Mounatinous Crimea. Geotectonics, 53, 569-587.

    Romanyuk, T.V., Belousova, E.A., Kuznetsov, N.B., Gorozhanin, V.M. and Gorozhanina, E.N. 2019. A search for sources of the detritus of Ordovician sandstones from the Sol-Iletsk block (Ordovician-2 borehole) based on the first data of the geochemical and Lu/Hf isotopic systematics of zircons. Doklady Earth Sciences, 487, 795-799.

    Sinh, V.B.T., Osanai, Y., Lenz, C., Nakano, N., Adachi, T., Belousova, E. and Kitano, I. 2019. Gem-quality zircon megacrysts from placer deposits in the central highlands, Vietnam - potential source and links to cenozoic alkali basalts. Minerals, 9, 1-18.

    Lara, P., Oyhantcabal, P. and Belousova, E. 2020. Two distinct crustal sources for Late Neoproterozoic granitic magmatism across the Sierra Ballena Shear Zone, Dom Feliciano Belt, Uruguay: whole-rock geochemistry, zircon geochronology and Sr-Nd-Hf isotope evidences. Precambrian Research, 341, 105625.

    Adams, C., Campbell, H. and Griffin, W.L. 2020. Detrital zircon age studies of Haast Schist in western Otago and Marlborough, New Zealand: constraints on their protolith age, terrane ancestry and Au-W mineralisation. Australian Journal of Earth Science, 68, 381-396.

    Kuznetsov, N.B., Romanyuk, T.V. and Belousova, E.A. 2021. A composite structure of the Bashkir Anticlinorium: Insights from detrital zircons search in Ordovician sandstones of the Uraltau Uplift, Southern Urals. Special volume dedicated to Prof. P.S. Saklani ”Geological and Geo-Environmental Processes on Earth". Eds: A.K.Shandilya, V.K.Singh, S.C.Bhatt, C.S.Dubey (Eds.), Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd, 7-24.

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