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Easter Field Class (Geological Science), 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Andrew McCaig
a.m.mccaig@leeds.ac.uk
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Theme 0: Regional context of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean

Ambraseys, N.N. & Adams, R.D. 1993. Seismicity of the Cyprus region. Terra nova. , 5, 85-94.

Robertson, A.H.F. 1998. Mesozoic-Tertiary tectonic evolution of the Easternmost Mediterranean area: integration of marine and land evidence. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. scientific results. , 160, 723-782.

Robertson, A.H.F. 2000. Tectonic evolution of Cyprus in its Easternmost Mediterranean setting. In: Proceedings of the third International Conference on the Geology of the Eastern Mediterranean (eds. Panayides, I., Xenophontos, C. & Malpas, J.), 11-44.

Robertson, A.H.F. & Grasso, M. 1995. Overview of the Late Tertiary - Recent tectonic and palaeoenvironmental development of the Mediterranean region. Terra nova. , 7, 114-127.

Robertson, A.H.F., Clift, P.D., Degnan, P.J. & Jones, G. 1991. Palaeogeographic and palaeotectonic evolution of the Eastern Mediterranean Neotethys. Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology , 87, 289-343.

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Theme 1: Introduction to the geology of the island

Gass, I.G. 1990. Ophiolites and oceanic lithosphere . In: Ophiolites: oceanic crustal analogues (eds. Malpas, J., Moores, E.M., Panayiotou, A.& Xenophontos, C.) Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp 1-12.

Mukasa, S.B. & Ludden, J.N. 1987. Uranium-lead isotopic ages of plagiogranites from the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus and their tectonic significance. Geology. , 15, 825-828.

Robinson, P.T. & Malpas, J. 1990. The Troodos ophiolite of Cyprus, new perspectives on its origin and emplacement. In: Ophiolites: oceanic crustal analogues (eds. Malpas, J., Moores, E.M., Panayiotou, A.& Xenophontos, C.) Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp 13-36.

Robertson, A.H.F. & Xenophontos, C. 1993. Development of concepts concerning the Troodos ophiolite and adjacent units in Cyprus. In: Magmatic processes and plate tectonics (eds. Prichard, H.M., Alabaster, T., Harris N.B.W & Neary, C.R.) Geol. Soc. Lond. Spec. Publ., 76, 85-119.

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Theme 2: Crustal construction at a spreading centre

Agar, S.M. & Klitgord, K.A. 1995. Mechanism for decoupling within the oceanic lithosphere revealed in the Troodos ophiolite, Nature. , 374, 232-238.

Allerton, S. & Vine, F.J. 1987. Spreading structure of the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus: some palaeomagnetic constraints. Geology. , 15, 593-597.

Baragar, W.R.A., Lambert, M.B., Baglow, N. & Gibson, I.L. 1990. The sheeted dyke zone in the Troodos ophiolite. In: Ophiolites: oceanic crustal analogues (eds. Malpas, J., Moores, E.M., Panayiotou, A.& Xenophontos, C.) Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp 37-52.

Benn, K. & Lauent, R. 1987. Intrusive suite documented in the Troodos ophiolite plutonic complex, Cyprus. Geology. , 15, 821-824.

Cann, J.R. 2003. The Troodos ophiolite and the upper ocean crust; a reciprocal traffic in scientific concepts. In Ophiolite concept and the evolution of geological thought Geological Society of America, Special Papers, 373, 309-321. Also available online from http://www.gsajournals.org (Publications --> Books and Maps --> Online Publications --> Special Papers)

Dietrich, D. & Spencer, S. 1993. Spreading-induced faulting and fracturing of oceanic crust: examples from the sheeted dyke complex of the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. In: Prichard, H.M., Alabaster, T., Harris, N.B.W. and Neary, C.R. eds. Magmatic processes and plate tectonics , Geological Society Special Publication no 76, pp 121-139.

Hurst, S.D., Moores, E.M. & Varga, R.J. 1994. Structural and geophysical expression of the Solea Graben, Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Tectonics. , 13, 139-156.

Rautenschlein, M., Jenner, G.A., Hertogen, J., Hofmann, A.W., Kerrich, R., Schmincke, H.-U. & White, W.M. 1985. Isotopic and trace element compositions of volcanic glasses from the Akaki canyon, Cyprus: implications for the origin of the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Earth and Planetary Science Letters , 75, 369-383.

Schmincke, H.-U., Rautensclein, M., Robinson, P.T. & Mehegan, J.1983. Troodos extrusive series of Cyprus: a comparison with oceanic crust. Geology. , 11, 405-409.

Schmincke, H.-U. & Bednarz, U. 1990. Pillow, sheet flows and breccia flow volcanoes and volcano-tectonic hydrothermal cycles in the extrusive series of the northeastern Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. In: Ophiolites: oceanic crustal analogues (eds. Malpas, J., Moores, E.M., Panayiotou, A.& Xenophontos, C.) Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp 207-216.

Taylor, R.N. & Nesbitt, R.W. 1988. Light rare-earth enrichment of supra-subduction zone mantle: evidence from the Troodos ophiolite. Geology. , 16, 448-457.

Varga, R.J. 1991. Modes of extension at oceanic spreading centres: evidence from the Solea Graben, Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Journal of structural geology , 13, 517-537.

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Theme 3: Ore genesis in ophiolites

Bettison-Varga, L., Varga R.J. & Schiffman, P. 1992. Relation between ore-forming hydrothermal systems and extensional deformation in the Solea graben spreading center, Troodos ophiolite, Geology. , 20, 987-990.

Bickle, M.J., Teagle, D.A.H., Benyon, J. & Chapman, H.J. 1998. The structure and controls on fluid-rock interactions in ocean ridge hydrothermal systems: constraints from the Troodos ophiolite. In: Modern ocean floor processes and the geological record (eds. Mills, R.A. & Harrison, K.) Geol. Soc. Lond., Spec. Pub., 148, 127-152.

Cann, J.R. & Gillis, K. 2004. Hydrothermal insights from the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. In: Hydrogeology of the ocean lithosphere (eds. Davis, E.E. & Elderfield, H.) Camb. Uni. Press, 274-310.

Constantinou, G. & Govett, G.J.S. 1973. Geology, geochemistry, and genesis of Cyprus sulfide deposits. Economic geology. , 68, 843-858.

Cowan, J. & J.R. Cann, 1988. Supercritical two-phase separation of hydrothermal fluids in the Troodos ophiolite. Nature. , 333, 259-261.

Gillis, K.M. 2002. The rootzone of an ancient hydrothermal system exposed in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Journal of Geology , 110, 57-74.

Gillis, K.M. & Robinson, P.T. 1985. Low temperature alteration of the extrusive sequence, Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Canadian Mineralogist. , 23, 431-441.

Hannington, M.D., Galley, A.G., Herzig, P.M. & Petersen, S. 1998. Comparison of the TAG mound and stockwork complex with the Cyprus-type massive sulphide deposits. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. scientific results , 158, 389-415.

Little, C.T.S., Cann, J.R., Herrington, R.J. & Morisseau, M. 1999. Late Cretaceous hydrothermal vent communities from the Troodos Ophiolite, Cyprus. Geology. , 27, 1027-1030.

Prichard, H.M. & Maliotis, G. 1998. Gold mineralization associated with low-temperature, off-axis, fluid activity in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Journal of the Geological Society , 155, 223-231.

Richardson, C.J., Cann, J.R., Richards, H.G. & Cowan, J.G. 1987. Metal-depleted root zones of the Troodos ore-forming hydrothermal systems, Cyprus. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. , 84, 243-253.

Staudigel, H., Gillis, K. & Duncan, R. 1986. K/Ar and Rb/Sr ages of celadonites from the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Geology. , 14, 72-75.

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Theme 4: Transform fault processes

Bonhommet, N., Roperch, P. & Calza, F. 1988. Palaeomagnetic arguments for block rotations along the Arakapas Fault (Cyprus). Geology. , 16, 422-425.

Cann, J.R., Prichard, H.M., Malpas, J.G. & Xenophontos, C. 2001. Oceanic inside corner detachments of the Limassol Forest area, Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Journal of the Geological Society , 158, 757-767.

Gass, I.G., MacLeod, C.J., Murton, B.J., Panayiotou, A.. Simonian, K.O. & Xenophontos, C. 1994. The geology of the Southern Troodos Transform Fault Zone . Memoir 9, Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus.

MacLeod, C.J., Allerton, S., Gass, I.G. & Xenophontos, C. 1990. Structure of a fossil ridge-transform intersection in the Troodos ophiolite. Nature. , 348, 717-720.

MacLeod, C.J. & Murton, B.J. 1993. Structure and tectonic evolution of the Southern Troodos Transform Fault Zone, Cyprus. In: Magmatic processes and plate tectonics (eds. Prichard, H.M., Alabaster, T., Harris, N.B.W. & Neary, C.R.) Geological Society Special Publication, 76, 141-176.

MacLeod, C.J. & Murton, B.J. 1995. On the sense of slip of the Southern Troodos transform fault zone, Cyprus. Geology. , 23, 257-260.

Morris, A., Creer, K.M. & Robertson, A.H.F. 1990. Palaeomagnetic evidence for clockwise rotations related to dextral shear along the southern Troodos transform fault. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. , 99, 250-262.

Simonian, K.O. and Gass, I.G. 1978. Arakapas fault belt, Cyprus: a fossil transform fault. Geological Society of America bulletin. , 89, 1220-1230.

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Theme 5: Ophiolitic melange formation and obduction

Al-Riyami, K.K., Danelian, T. & Robertson, A.H.F. 2002. Radiolarian biochronology of Mesozoic deep-water sucessions in NW Syria and Cyprus: implications for south-Tethyan evolution. Terra nova. , 14, 271-280.

Lapierre, H., Bosch, D., Narros, A., Mascle, G.H., Tardy, M. & Demant, A. 2007. The Mamonia Complex (SW Cyprus) revisited: remnant of Late Triassic intra-oceanic volcanism along the Tethyan southwestern passive margin. The geological magazine. , 144, 1-19.

Malpas, J. Xenophontos, C. & Williams, D. 1992. The Ayia Varvara Formation of SW Cyprus, a product of complex collisional tectonics. Tectonophysics. , 212, 193-211.

Malpas, J., Calon, T. & Squires, G. 1993. The development of a Late Cretaceous microplate suture zone in SW Cyprus In: Magmatic processes and plate tectonics (eds. Prichard, H.M., Alabaster, T., Harris, N.B.W. & Neary, C.R.) Geological Society Special Publication, 76, 177-195.

Robertson, A.H.F. 1977. The Moni melange, Cyprus: an olistostrome formed at a destructive plate margin. Journal of the Geological Society. , 133, 447-466.

Robertson, A.H.F. & Woodcock, N.H. 1979. The Mamonia complex, southwest Cyprus: the evolution and emplacement of a Mesozoic continental margin. Geological Society of America bulletin. , 90, 651-665.

Spray, J.G. & Roddick, J.C. 1981. Evidence for Upper Cretaceous transform fault metamorphism in West Cyprus. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. , 55, 273-291.

Swarbrick, R.E. 1980. The Mamonia complex of SW Cyprus: a Mesozoic continental margin and its relationship to the Troodos complex. In: Ophiolites : proceedings International Ophiolite Symposium, Cyprus 1979 (ed. A. Panayiotou) Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp 86-92.

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Theme 6: Microplate tectonics and arc volcanism

Abrahamsen, N. & Schonharting, G. 1987. Palaeomagnetic timing of the translation and rotation of Cyprus. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. , 81, 409-418.

Clube, T.M.M., Creer, K.M. & Robertson, A.H.F. 1985. Palaeorotation of the Troodos microplate, Cyprus. Nature. , 317, 522-525.

Robertson, A.H.F. 1977. The Kannaviou Formation, Cyprus: volcaniclastic sedimentation of a probable Late Cretaceous volcanic arc. Journal of the Geological Society. , 134, 269-292.

Swarbrick, R.E. 1993. Sinistral strike-slip and transpressional tectonics in an ancient oceanic setting: Mamonia Complex. Journal of the Geological Society. , 150, 381-392.

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Theme 7: Pelagic sedimentary environments

Blome, C.D. & Irwin, W.P. 1985. Equivalent radiolarian ages from the ophiolitic terrains of Cyprus and Oman. Geology. , 13, 401-404.

Kahler, G. & Stow, D.A.V. 1998. Turbidites and contourites of the Palaeogene Lefkara Formation, southern Cyprus. Sedimentary geology. , 115, 215-231.

Robertson, A.H.F. 1976. Pelagic cherts and calciturbidites from Cyprus. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology. , 46, 1007-1016.

Robertson, A.H.F. 1977. The origin and diagenesis of cherts from Cyprus. Sedimentology. , 24, 11-30.

Urquhart, E. & Banner, F.T. 1994. Biostratigraphy of the supra-ophiolitic sediments of the Troodos massif, Cyprus: the Mesozoic Cretaceous Perapedhi, Kannaviou, Moni and Kathikas formations. The geological magazine. , 131, 499-518.

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Theme 8: Uplift and erposion history of the ophiolite

Eaton, S. & Robertson, A.H.F. 1993. The Miocene Pakhna formation and its relation to the Neogene tectonic evolution of the eastern Mediterranean. Sedimentary geology. , 86, 273-296.

Follows, E.J. 1992. Patterns of reef sedimentation and diagenesis in the Miocene of Cyprus. Sedimentary geology. 79, 225-253.

Follows, E.J. & Robertson, A.H.F. 1990. Sedimentology and structural setting of Miocene reefal limestones in Cyprus. In: Ophiolites: oceanic crustal analogues (eds. Malpas, J., Moores, E.M., Panayiotou, A.& Xenophontos, C.) Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp 207-216.

Haughton, S.D., Jenkins, D.G., Xenophontos, C. & Gass, I.G. 1990. Microfossil evidence for a latest Pliocene age for the Amathus and Khirokitia channel deposits, southern Cyprus and thereby the unroofing of the Troodos massif. In: Ophiolites: oceanic crustal analogues (eds. Malpas, J., Moores, E.M., Panayiotou, A.& Xenophontos, C.) Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp 231-234.

Poole, A. & Robertson, A.H.F. 1998. Pleistocene fanglomerate deposition related to uplift of the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. scientific results , 160, 545-566.

Poole, A. & Robertson, A.H.F. 2000. Quaternary marine terraces and aeolianites in coastal south and west Cyprus: implications for regional uplift and sea-level change. In: Proceedings of the third International Conference on the Geology of the Eastern Mediterranean (eds. Panayides, I., Xenophontos, C. & Malpas, J.), 105-123.

Robertson, A.H.F. 1977. Tertiary uplift history of the Troodos massif, Cyprus. Geological Society of America bulletin. , 88, 1763-1772.

Robertson, A.H.F., Kidd, R.B., Ivanov, M.K., Woodside, J.M., Galindo-Zaldivar, J., Nieto, L. & Scientific party of the 1993 TTR-3 cruise. 1995. Eratosthenes Seamount: collisional processes in the easternmost Mediterranean in relation to the Plio-Quaternary uplift of southern Cyprus. Terra nova. , 7, 254-264.

Schirmer, W. 2000. Neogene submarine relief and Troodos uplift in southeastern Cyprus. In: Proceedings of the third International Conference on the Geology of the Eastern Mediterranean (eds. Panayides, I., Xenophontos, C. & Malpas, J.), 125-134..

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Theme 9: Evaporite genesis, Miocene and Recent

Krijgsman, W., Blanc-Valleron, M-M, Flecker, R., Hilgen, F.J., Kouwenhoven, T.J., Merle, D., Orszag-Sperber, F. & Rouchy, J-M. 2002. The onset of the Messimian salinity crisis in the eastern Mediterranean (Pissouri Basin, Cyprus). Earth and Planetary Science Letters. , 194, 299-310.

Robertson, A.H.F., Eaton, S., Follows, E.J. & Payne, A.S. 1995. Depositional processes and basin analysis of Messinian evaporites in Cyprus. Terra nova. , 7, 233-253.

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Theme 10: Evolution of sedimentary basins

McCallum, J.E. & Robertson, A.H.F. 1990. Pulsed uplift of the Troodos massif - evidence from the Plio-Pleistocene Mesaoria basin. In: Ophiolites: oceanic crustal analogues (eds. Malpas, J., Moores, E.M., Panayiotou, A.& Xenophontos, C.) Geological Survey Department, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp 217-230.

McCallum, J.E. & Robertson, A.H.F. 1995. Late Pliocene-early Pleistocene Athalassa formation, north central Cyprus: carbonate sand bodies in a shallow seaway between two emerging landmasses. Terra nova. , 7, 265-277.

Payne, A.S. & Robertson, A.H.F. 1995. Neogene supra-subduction zone extension in the Polis graben system, west Cyprus. Journal of the Geological Society. , 152, 613-628.

This list was last updated on 15/07/2009