Author: Kürşad ASAN, Hüseyin KURT
Publishing Date: 2008
Volume 23 Issue 2
Volcanic rocks named as Kulu-Karacadağ volcanites cover large areas in the Kulu(Konya)-Haymana (Ankara) area. This volcanites are composed of large volumes of andesitic-daciticlavas and pyroclastics with small volumes of alkali basalt to trachydacite lavas. In this study, 40Ar/39Arage data of nine samples obtained from the Kulu-KaracadaÂ volcanites were presented. Obtained informations reveal the plato age of the volcanites. Results conforming to field observations pointthat the Kulu-KaracadaÂ volcanites are Early Miocene (18-21 Ma) in age.
Key Words: Kulu-Karacadağ Volcanites; 40Ar/39 Geochronology