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The Late Cretaceous Emplacement Age of Masan Hornblende-Biotite Granite

마산 각섬석-흑운모 화강암의 연령: 후기 백악기 정치연령

  • Lee, Tae-Ho (Division of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Park, Kye-Hun (Division of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Kim, Jeongmin (Division of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Korea Basic Science Institute) ;
  • Kim, Myoung Jung (Division of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Pukyong National University)
  • 이태호 (부경대학교 일반대학원 지구환경시스템과학부) ;
  • 박계헌 (부경대학교 일반대학원 지구환경시스템과학부) ;
  • 김정민 (한국기초과학지원연구원 지구환경연구부) ;
  • 김명정 (부경대학교 일반대학원 지구환경시스템과학부)
  • Received : 2017.01.23
  • Accepted : 2017.03.14
  • Published : 2017.03.31

Abstract

We have dated the K-Ar, Ar-Ar and U-Pb ages of the Masan hornblende-biotite granite in the southern Cretaceous Gyeongsang basin to constrain its emplacement age. The ~108 Ma hornblende K-Ar age obtained in the study is similar to the previously reported Rb-Sr age. However, the single grain total fusion $^{40}Ar/^{39}Ar$ dating on hornblende failed to yield statistically meaningful ages because the isotopic system was open during its alteration. Thus the hornblende K-Ar age in the study is also unlikely to be reliable. The single grain total fusion $^{40}Ar/^{39}Ar$ dating on biotite yielded an average age of $75.8{\pm}3.0Ma$. Apart from scattered data in the range of ~45-75 Ma, the average age increased to ~80 Ma. The SHRIMP and LA-MC-ICPMS U-Pb isotopic compositions of zircon from the Masan hornblende-biotite granite yielded its emplacement age as $87.6{\pm}2.7Ma$ and $86.8{\pm}0.4Ma$, respectively. It is thus likely that the ~80 Ma $^{40}Ar/^{39}Ar$ age of biotite might reflect the cooling age of Masan hornblende-biotite granite or the thermal influences from later intense igneous activities in the Gyeongsang basin.

백악기 경상분지 남부의 마산 각섬석-흑운모 화강암의 정치연령을 규명하기 위하여 K-Ar, Ar-Ar 및 U-Pb 연대측정을 수행하였다. 각섬석 K-Ar 연대측정으로 구한 약 108 Ma의 연령은 이전에 보고된 Rb-Sr 연령과 비슷하다. 그러나 단입자 전용융으로 구한 각섬석 $^{40}Ar/^{39}Ar$ 연대측정 결과는 분산이 심하여 의미있는 연령을 구할 수 없었으며 이는 각섬석의 변질에 의한 동위원소계의 교란영향으로 평가된다. 따라서 동일 암석에서 분리한 각섬석에 대한 K-Ar 연대측정 결과 역시 신뢰하기 어렵다. 흑운모에 대한 단입자 전용융 $^{40}Ar/^{39}Ar$ 연대측정 결과는 평균 $75.8{\pm}3.0Ma$의 결과가 구해졌으며, 젊은 쪽으로 분산되는 45-75 Ma 범위의 값을 제거하면 약 80 Ma의 연령이 산출된다. 한편 SHRIMP와 LA-MC-ICPMS로 저어콘에 대한 U-Pb 연대측정을 수행하여 구한 마산 각섬석-흑운모 화강암의 정치연령은 각각 $87.6{\pm}2.7Ma$$86.8{\pm}0.4Ma$이다. 약 80 Ma의 흑운모 $^{40}Ar/^{39}Ar$ 연령은 마산 각섬석-흑운모 화강암의 냉각연령을 반영하는 것이거나 또는 주변에서 일어난 경상분지 내의 강한 화성활동에 의한 열적 교란의 영향일 수 있다.

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Supported by : 부경대학교

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