postorogenic

postorogenic

[‚pōst‚ȯr·ə′jen·ik]
(geology)
Of a geologic process or event, occurring after a period of orogeny.
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Structural denudation of Silurian-Devonian high-grade metamorphic rocks and postorogenic detachment faulting in the Maritimes Basin, northern Nova Scotia.
2011b) date the end of the San Rafael orogeny in relation to the age of intrusion of the postorogenic Huinganco Granite, i.
These postorogenic magmatites, mostly A-type granites of Neoproterozoic/early Cambrian age, have been thoroughly studied in continental sectors of the Nubian/Arabian Shield by Harris and Mariner (1980), Radain et al.
As the Saaremaa zone crosscuts the post-orogenic plutonic rocks, it can be considered as formed during postorogenic and anorogenic faulting phases.
Beginning with physical parameters, the list also included important aspects of orogenic and postorogenic evolution.
The representatives of postorogenic magmatism, small monzonite-type mafic-felsic plutons of shoshonitic geochemical affinity, originating from the enriched lithospheric mantle, intruded into southern Finland 1.
The Estonian postorogenic and anorogenic infracrustal igneous bodies formed 1.
In cases of small units, as the rapakivi intrusions and postorogenic granitoids the spatial configuration was taken from the Map of the Precambrian Basement (Koistinen 1994).
Their deposits constitute a postorogenic sedimentary sequence, formed between early Miocene and late Pliocene, that cover Mesozoic and Paleogene deformed materials.
1991): Hercynian syn-orogenic and postorogenic successions in the Cantabrian and Palentian zones (NW Spain).