Table 3. 

References to Nd and Hf isotope data* for possible source areas of the Patagonian sediments

AreaRef.AreaRef.AreaRef.
Argentine Patagonia (n = 5)West Antarctica (n = 4)Northern Chile, northern and central Argentina (n = 177)
Colohuincul Complex1Haag Nunatak8†‡, 9Chilean Precordillera17
Deseado Massif2Target Hill10Cordillera de la Costa, northern Chile17
Cuyania terrane, NW Argentina18
Falkland Islands and Plateau (n = 11)East Antarctica (n = 116)Las Matras Block, central Argentina19
Cape Meredith Complex3, 4Coats Land9Las Termas Belt, NW Argentina20
Maurice Ewing Bank4Dronning Maud Land4, 11Pie de Palo Block, northern Argentina21†
Mawson Coast12Precordillera xenoliths, northern Argentina21†
Southernmost Africa (n = 19)Prince Charles Mts13Puna, NW Argentina and northern Chile17, 22
Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa5Shackleton Range14San Rafael Block, central Argentina23
Cape Granite suite, South Africa6Transantarctic Mts15Sierra de Medina, NW Argentina17
Mkhondo suite, Swaziland7Sierras Pampeanas, northern Argentina17, 24
Natal Metamorphic Province, South Africa4Sierra de la Ventana, Argentina (n = 9)16
  • Nd isotope data were recalculated to Embedded Image, where Ts is the rock age, λ=6.54×10−12a−1, 143Nd/144NdDM,today=0.51315 and 147Sm/144NdDM,today=0.217. 147Sm/144Ndcrust,Ts was calculated assuming 147Sm/144Ndcrust,today=0.11. References: 1, Dalla Salda et al. (1991); 2, Pankhurst et al. (2003); 3, Thistlewood et al. (1997), Thomas et al. (1998); 4, Wareham et al. (1998); 5, Kröner et al. (1996); 6, da Silva et al. (2000); 7, Condie et al. (1996); 8, I. Millar (pers. comm.); 9, Storey et al. (1994); 10, Milne & Millar (1989); 11, Arndt et al. (1991), Jacobs et al. (1998), Paulsson & Austrheim (2003), Ravikant et al. (2004); 12, Young et al. (1997); 13, Zhao et al. (1997); 14, Brommer et al. (1999); 15, Wareham et al. (2001); 16, Rapela et al. (2003); 17, Lucassen et al. (2000); 18, Porcher et al. (2004); 19, Sato et al. (2000); 20, Höckenreiner et al. (2003); 21, Kay et al. (1996); 22, Bock et al. (2000), Poma et al. (2004); 23, Cingolani et al. (2003); 24, Pankhurst et al. (1998), Rapela et al. (1998), Steenken et al. (2004).

  • *The literature data form the basis for TDMHf* and TDMNd* of rocks from possible source areas shown in Figure 7.

  • †Isotope values used as published.

  • ‡Hf-isotope data. All other data are Nd-isotope data.