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Adirondacks: References

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Chiarenzelli, J., Regan, S., Peck, W.H., Selleck, B.W., Cousens, B., Baird, G.B., and Shrady, C.H., 2010, Shawinigan arc magmatism in the Adirondack Lowlands as a consequence of closure of the Trans-Adirondack backarc basin: Geosphere, v. 6, p. 900–916.

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Dahl, P.S., Pomfrey, M.E., and Foland, K.A., 2004, Slow cooling and apparent tilting of the Adirondack Lowlands, Grenville Province, New York, based on 40Ar/39Ar ages, in Tollo, R.P., McLelland, J., Corriveau, L., and Bartholomew, M.J., eds., Proterozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Grenville Orogen in North America: Geological Society of America Memoirs, v. 197, p. 299–323.

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Hamilton, M.A., McLelland, J., and Selleck, B., 2004, SHRIMP U-Pb zircon geochronology of the anorthosite-mangerite-charnockite-granite suite, Adirondack Mountains, New York: Ages of emplacement and metamorphism, in Tollo, R.P., Corriveau, L., McLelland, J., and Bartholomew, M.J., eds., Proterozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Grenville Orogen in North America: Geological Society of America Memoir 197, p. 337–355.

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McLelland, J., 1992, Geological Relationships of the Anorthosite-Mangerite-Charnockite-Granite (AMCG) Suite and Related Ore Deposits, in New York State Geological Association Department of Geology Meeting Number 64, September 19-20, 1992 Adirondack Field Trips, p. 1-46.

McLelland, J., 2003, Geology and Geochronology of the Southern Adirondacks, in Johnson, E.L., Field Trip Guide for the 75th Annual Meeting of the New York State Geological Association, p. 177-198.

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McLelland, J.M., Chiarenzelli, J., and Perham, A., 1991, Age, field and petrological relationships of the Hyde School Gneiss, Adirondack Lowlands, New York: Criteria for an intrusive igneous origin: Journal of Geology, v. 100, p. 69-90.

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McLelland, J., Goldstein, A., Cunningham, B., Olson, C., and Orrell, S., 2002, Structural evolution of a quartz-sillimanite vein and nodule complex in a late- to post-tectonic leucogranite, western Adirondack Highlands, New York: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 24, p. 1157–1170.

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Mezger, K.; van der Pluijm, B. A.; Essene, E. J.; Halliday, A. N., 1992. The Carthage-Colton mylonite zone (Adirondack Mountains, New York): the site of a cryptic suture in the Grenville Orogen? : J. Geol., v. 100, p. 630–638.

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Peck, W.H., Selleck, B.W., and Wong, M.S., 2011, Geology of the Black Lake shear zone and Northwestern Adirondack Lowlands, Grenville Province, New York: Friends of the Grenville Annual Field Trip, September 10–11, 2011, Alexandria Bay, N.Y.: Hamilton, New York, Colgate University Department of Geology, 63 p.

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Roden-Tice, M.K., and Tice, S.J., Regional-Scale Mid-Jurassic to Late Cretaceous Unroofing from the Adirondack Mountains through Central New England Based on Apatite Fission-Track and (U‐Th)/He Thermochronology: J. Geol. v. 113, p. 535-552.

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Streepey, M.M., Johnson, E.L., Mezger, K., and van der Pluijm, B.A., 2001, Early history of the Carthage–Colton Shear Zone, Grenville Province, Northwest Adirondacks, New York (U.S.A.): J. Geol., v. 109, p.479–492.

Taylor J.P., and Fitzgerald P.G., 2011, Low-temperature thermal history and landscape development of the eastern Adirondack Mountains, New York: Constraints from apatite fission-track thermochronology and apatite (U-Th)/He dating: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 123, no. 3–4, p. 412–426.

Tollo, R.P., Corriveau, L., McLelland, J., and Bartholomew, M.J., 2004, Proterozoic tectonic evolution of the Grenville orogen in North America: An introduction, in Tollo, R.P., Corriveau, L., McLelland, J., and Bartholomew, M.J., eds., Proterozoic tectonic evolution of the Grenville orogen in North America: Geological Society of America Memoir 197, p. 1–18.

Wasteneys, H., McLelland, J.M., and Lumbers, S., 1999, Precise zircon geochronology in the Adirondack Lowlands and implications for revising plate-tectonic models of the Central Metasedimentary Belt and Adirondack Mountains, Grenville Province, Ontario and New York: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 36, p. 967–984.

1 Overview

2 Lowlands

3 Carthage-Colton Shear Zone

4 Highlands:
4.1 Older rocks

4.2 Highlands: AMCG suite

4.2 Highlands: AMCG suite (cont.)

4.3 Highlands: Miscellaneous rocks

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