Table 1.

Summary of samples analysed in this study

Sample numberLatitude (S)Longitude (E)DescriptionAnalytical data presented
Chewore–Rufunsa Terrane
Z16-2614°59'09"29°59'11"Quartz–K feldspar–biotite–garnet gneissZircon U–Pb, Lu–Hf, REE
Z16-2714°59'09"29°59'11"Plagioclase–quartz–biotite gneissZircon U–Pb, Lu–Hf, REE
Kacholola Terrane
Z16-5214°53'24"30°36'09"Quartz–K feldspar–plagioclase gneissZircon REE
Nyimba Sinda Terrane
Z16-3314°18'06"31°32'09"GraniteZircon Lu–Hf and whole-rock geochemistry
Z16-5014°14'08"31°41'48'GraniteZircon U–Pb, REE and whole-rock geochemistry
Z16-5114°19"16'31°15"32'GraniteWhole-rock geochemistry
Chipata Terrane
Z16-3513°59"38'32°08"04'QuartziteZircon U–Pb, Lu–Hf, REE
Z16-4013°42"25'32°29"21'Quartz–K feldspar–plagioclase–garnet gneissZircon U–Pb, Lu–Hf, REE
Z16-4113°40"23'32°32"57'Clinopyroxene charnockiteZircon U–Pb, Lu–Hf, REE
Z16-4213°40"23'32°32"57'Clinopyroxene–garnet charnockiteZircon U–Pb, Lu–Hf, REE
Z16-4513°52"53'32°22"22'Biotite graniteZircon REE