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  1. The thermo-kinematic evolution of the eastern Aar Massif, Swiss Alps, was investigated using peak temperature data estimated from Raman spectroscopy of carbonaceous material and detailed field analyses. New an...

    Authors: Lukas Nibourel, Alfons Berger, Daniel Egli, Stefan Heuberger and Marco Herwegh

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:9

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  2. The Voirons Flysch (Caron in Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 69:297–308, 1976), is a flysch sequence aggregated into the sedimentary accretionary prism of the Chablais and Swiss Prealps. Its palaeogeographic loca...

    Authors: Jérémy Ragusa, Lina Maria Ospina-Ostios, Pascal Kindler and Mario Sartori

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:8

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  3. The Rocca Canavese Thrust Sheets Unit (RCTU) is a subduction-related mélange that represents the eastern-most complex of the Sesia–Lanzo Zone (SLZ), bounded by the Periadriatic (Canavese) Lineament that separa...

    Authors: Manuel Roda, Michele Zucali, Luca Corti, Roberto Visalli, Gaetano Ortolano and Maria Iole Spalla

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:6

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  4. Exhumation of basement rocks on the seafloor is a worldwide feature along passive continental margins and (ultra-) slow-spreading environments, documented by dredging, drilling or direct observations by diving...

    Authors: Thierry Decrausaz, Othmar Müntener, Paola Manzotti, Romain Lafay and Carl Spandler

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:3

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  5. Microscale dating of distinct domains in minerals that contain relics of multiple metamorphic events is a key tool to characterize the polyphase evolution of complex metamorphic terranes. Zircon and allanite f...

    Authors: Alice Vho, Daniela Rubatto, Pierre Lanari and Daniele Regis

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:24

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  6. A revision of late Palaeozoic tectonics recorded in Tuscany, Calabria and Corsica is here presented. We propose that, in Tuscany, upper Carboniferous-Permian shallow-marine to continental sedimentary basins, c...

    Authors: Giancarlo Molli, Andrea Brogi, Alfredo Caggianelli, Enrico Capezzuoli, Domenico Liotta, Amalia Spina and Ivan Zibra

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:23

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  7. Many metamorphosed basement complexes in the Alps are polymetamorphic and their origin and geological history may only be deciphered by detailed geochronology on the different members including oceanic element...

    Authors: Franz Neubauer, Yongjiang Liu, Ruihong Chang, Sihua Yuan, Shengyao Yu, Johann Genser, Boran Liu and Qingbin Guan

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:21

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  8. The pre-Alpine history of the Venaco-Ghisoni Unit, a continental unit belonging to the Alpine Corsica (France), was reconstructed on the basis of U–Pb dating of zircon and allanite. Zircon was separated from a...

    Authors: Maria Di Rosa, Federico Farina, Pierre Lanari and Michele Marroni

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:19

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  9. The Grobgneis complex, located in the eastern Austroalpine unit of the Eastern Alps, exposes large volumes of pre-Alpine porphyric metagranites, sometimes associated with small gabbroic bodies. To better under...

    Authors: Sihua Yuan, Franz Neubauer, Yongjiang Liu, Johann Genser, Boran Liu, Shengyao Yu, Ruihong Chang and Qingbin Guan

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:18

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  10. In the Western Alps, different shear zones acting at different depths have been investigated for explaining multistage exhumation of (U)HP units, and several exhumation models have been proposed for explaining...

    Authors: Stefano Ghignone, Gianni Balestro, Marco Gattiglio and Alessandro Borghi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:17

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  11. Metamorphic olivine formed by the reaction of antigorite + brucite is widespread in serpentinites that crop out in glacier-polished outcrops at the Unterer Theodulglacier, Zermatt. Olivine overgrows a relic ma...

    Authors: Elias D. Kempf, Jörg Hermann, Eric Reusser, Lukas P. Baumgartner and Pierre Lanari

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:16

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:20

  12. Ion probe 208Pb/232Th fissure monazite ages from the Argentera External Massif and from the high-pressure units of the Western Alps provide new insights on its Cenozoic tectonic evolution. Hydrothermal monazite c...

    Authors: Emmanuelle Ricchi, Edwin Gnos, Daniela Rubatto, Martin John Whitehouse and Thomas Pettke

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:15

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:22

  13. This study presents geochronological and geochemical data from newly dated Permian granitic orthogneisses associated with the Eclogite-Gneiss unit (EGU) from the southernmost part of the Austroalpine nappe sta...

    Authors: Ruihong Chang, Franz Neubauer, Yongjiang Liu, Johann Genser, Wei Jin, Sihua Yuan, Qingbin Guan, Qianwen Huang and Weimin Li

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:14

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  14. The Mont Fort nappe, former uppermost subunit of the Grand St-Bernard nappe system, is an independent tectonic unit with specific structural and stratigraphic characteristics (Middle Penninic, NW Italy and SW ...

    Authors: Adrien Pantet, Jean-Luc Epard and Henri Masson

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:13

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  15. The Briançonnais Domain (Western Alps) represented the thinned continental margin facing the Piemonte-Liguria Ocean, later shortened during the Alpine orogeny. In the external part of the External Briançonnais...

    Authors: Michel Ballèvre, Audrey Camonin, Paola Manzotti and Marc Poujol

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:12

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