By André Michard, Omar Saddiqi, Ahmed Chalouan, Dominique Frizon de Lamotte
Morocco is without doubt one of the so much interesting lands on the planet from the viewpoint of its geological constitution and evolution. Our wisdom at the geology of the rustic has been significantly more desirable over the past many years, according to various seismic profiles and boreholes, seismological research of focal mechanisms, seismic tomography, gravimetric/geodetic modelling and, nevertheless, according to an incredible nationwide software of Geological Mapping together with sleek geochemical analyses (trace components) and trustworthy isotopic datings (39Ar-40Ar, U-Pb zircon, Sm-Nd, etc). furthermore, a couple of educational stories were played in relation with the expanding variety of Moroccan universities. therefore, there has been an utmost urgency to adopt a brand new treatise of Moroccan geology which may alternative for the classical El?ments de g?ologie marocaine, released in 1976 via A. Michard within the Notes et M?moires du carrier g?ologique du Maroc (re-edited two times for the reason that 1976, with greater than 6000 copies bought, and… translated in jap for engineers!). a brand new treatise has been ready among April 2006 and July 2007 lower than the coordination of A. Michard, assisted by way of O. Saddiqi, and A. Chalouan, by way of a large panel of authors from Morocco, France or Belgium among the finest connoisseurs of the rustic. with a view to emphasize the final curiosity of the ebook, we ultimately continue the next name: Continental Evolution: The Geology of Morocco. constitution, Stratigraphy, and Tectonics of the Africa-Atlantic-Mediterranean Triple junction. The enhancing and creation of this ebook was once supported by way of the next corporations: The Geological Society of France (SGF) The nationwide place of work of Hydrocarbons and Mines of Morocco (ONHYM) The foreign Lithosphere software (ILP)
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A. Ziegler (Eds), The TRANSMED Atlas – the Mediterranean region from crust to mantle, Springer, Berlin, 2004. , Lithospheric structure in the AtlanticMediterranean transition zone (southern Spain, northern Morocco): a simple approach from regional elevation and geoid data, in: D. Frizon de Lamotte, O. Saddiqi, A. ), Some recent Developments on the Maghreb Geodynamics. C. R. Geoscience 338 (2006) 140–151. , Contribution to a geodynamic reconstruction of the Anti-Atlas (Morocco) during Pan-African times with the emphasis on inversion tectonics and metallogenic activity at the Precambrian-Cambrian transition, Precambr.
2005) and Li´egeois et al. (2006), and redrawn In contrast, Eburnian exposures are lacking in the northeastern group of Precambrian inliers, north of the AAMF (J. Siroua, Ouzellarh, J. Saghro, Ougnat). These “boutonni`eres” no longer display Neoproterozoic platform metasediments, but comprise only oceanic or island arc lithologies below the Pan-African late orogenic formations. This has been considered, and is still considered by some, as the evidence of an ophiolitic suture zone between the WAC and a northern Neoproterozoic continent or island arc, mainly 760–700 Ma in age, represented in the 2 The Pan-African Belt 37 north by the Saghro volcano-sedimentary Group (formerly labelled “PII”) and by the granitoids intrusive into this group.
Thanks are also due to all the colleagues who kindly provided the original files of many of the figures of this chapter, and kindly reviewed the corresponding paragraph. – Serv. Carte g´eol. Maroc, 1985, 260 (2 sheets). – Serv. Carte g´eol. Maroc, 1980, 245a. Other maps: see Catalogue 2004, Minist`ere de l’Energie et des Mines, Direction de la G´eologie, Service Documentation et Publications. Books and special issues Note: The ancient books or special issues available in digitized versions are referenced in Chap.