Petrology and Geodynamics

Publications

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Papers, divided by working regions

Caribbean Region
 

  • 2018. Proenza, J.A., González-Jiménez, J.M., García-Casco, A., Belousova, E., Dr; Griffin, W.L., Talavera, C. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Aiglsperger, Th.H., Navarro-Ciurana, D., Pujol-Solà, N. Cold plumes trigger contamination of oceanic mantle wedges with continental crust-derived sediments: evidence from chromitite zircons of eastern Cuban Ophiolites. Geoscience Frontiers: 9, Pages 1921-1936.

  • 2017. Torró, L., Proenza, J.A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y.; García-Casco, A.; Yang, Jin-Hui, Yang, Yue-Heng. Recycling in the subduction factory: Archaean to Permian zircons in the oceanic Cretaceous Caribbean island-arc (Hispaniola). Gondwana Research 54, 23-37.
  • 2017. Rojas-Agramonte, Y.; Williams, I.R.; Kröner, A.; Arculus, R.; García-Casco, A.; Jeffries, T.; Geng H., Wong, J.; Buhre, S.; Lázaro, C.; Mertz, R.; Morales Echeverría, C.; Xie, H. Ancient xenocrystic zircon in young volcanic rocks of the southern Lesser Antilles island arc. LITHOS v. 290–291, p. 228-252.
  • 2016. Iturralde-Vinent, M.A., García-Casco, A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Proenza, J.A., Murphy, J.B., Stern, R.J. The geology of Cuba: A brief overview and synthesis. GSA Today, v. 26, no. 10, doi: 10.1130/GSATG296A.1.
  • 2016. Rojas-Agramonte, Y.; García-Casco, A.; Kemp T.; Kröner A.; Proenza J., Lázaro C., Liu D. Recycling and transport of continental material through the mantle wedge above subduction zones: A Caribbean example. In press EPSL (Earth and Planetary Science Letter), 436, 93-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.040
  • 2016. Lázaro, C., Blanco-Quintero, I.F., Proenza, J.A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Neubauer, F., Núñez-Cambra, K., Garcia-Casco, A., Petrogenesis and 40Ar/39Ar dating of proto-forearc crust in the Early Cretaceous Caribbean arc: The La Tinta mélange (eastern Cuba) and its easterly correlation in Hispaniola. IGR (International Geology Review), 58 (8), 1020-1040. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2015.1118647
  • 2015. Lázaro, C., García-Casco, A., Blanco-Quintero, I.F., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Corsini, M., Proenza, J.A., Did the Turonian–Coniacian plume pulse trigger subduction initiation in the Northern Caribbean? Constraints from 40Ar/39Ar dating of the Moa-Baracoa metamorphic sole (eastern Cuba). IGR (International Geology Review). v. 57, p. 919–942.
  • 2013. Lázaro, C., Blanco-Quintero, I.F., Rojas-Agramonte Y., Proenza, J.A., Núñez-Cambra, K., García-Casco, A., First description of a metamorphic sole related to ophiolite obduction in the northern Caribbean: Geochemistry and Petrology of the Güira de Jauco amphibolite Complex (Eastern Cuba) and tectonic implications. LITHOS. v. 179. p. 193-210.
  • 2013. Escuder-Viruete, J., Valverde-Vaquero, P., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Jabites, J., Castillo-Carrión, M., Pérez-Estaún, A. Timing of deformative events in the Río San Juan complex, Hispaniola: implications for the tectonic controls on the exhumation of high-P rocks in the northern Caribbean subduction accretionary wedge. LITHOS. v. 177, p. 416–435.
  • 2013. Escuder-Viruete, J., Valverde-Vaquero, P., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Jabites, J., Pérez-Estaún, A. From intra-oceanic subduction to arc accretion and arc-continent collision: Insights from the structural evolution of the Río San Juan metamorphic complex, northern Dominican Republic. Journal of Structural Geology. v. 46, p. 34-56.
  • 2011. Cárdenas-Párraga, J., García-Casco, A., Harlow, G. E., Blanco-Quintero, I. F., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A. Hydrothermal origin and age of jadeitites from Sierra del Convento Mélange (Eastern Cuba): European Journal of Mineralogy. v. 24, p. 313 - 331.
  • 2011. Lázaro, C, Blanco-Quintero, I. F., Marchesi, C., Bosch, D., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., García-Casco, A. The imprint of subducion fluids on subducted MORB-derived melts (Sierra del Convento mélange, Cuba): LITHOS. V. 126 (3-4), p. 341-354.
  • 2011. Blanco-Quintero, I. F., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., García-Casco, A., Kröner, A., Mertz, D.F., Lázaro, C., Blanco-Moreno, J., Renne, P.R. Timing of onset of subduction and rates of exhumation in a subduction channel: evidence from slab melts from La Corea mélange (eastern Cuba). LITHOS. v. 127 (1-2), p. 86-100.
  • 2011. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., García-Casco, A., Somin, M., Iturralde-Vinent, M., Mattinson, J.M., Millán Trujillo, G., Sukar, K., Pérez Rodríguez, M., Carrasquilla, S., Wingate, M.T.D., Liu, D. Y., Timing and Evolution of Cretaceous Island Arc Magmatism in Central Cuba: Implications for the History of Arc Systems in the Northwestern Caribbean. The Journal of Geology. v. 119, No. 6, p. 619-640.
  • 2011. Blanco-Quintero, I. F., Lázaro, C., García-Casco, A., Proenza, J.A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Barium-rich fluids and melts in the subduction environment (La Corea and Sierra del Convento mélanges, eastern Cuba). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. v. 162 (2), p. 395-413.
  • 2010. Blanco-Quintero, I. F., García-Casco, A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Rodríguez Vega, A., Lázaro, C., Iturralde-Vinent, M. A. Metamorphic evolution of subducted hot oceanic crust, La Corea mélange, Cuba. American Journal of Science. v. 310, p. 889-915.
  • 2010. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., García-Casco, A., Kemp, T., Hegner, E., Pérez, M., Barth, M., Liu, D., Fonseca-Montero, A. Zircon ages, Sr-Nd-Hf isotopic compositions and geochemistry for granitoids associated with the northern ophiolite mélange of central Cuba: Tectonic implication for late Cretaceous magmatism in the northwestern Caribbean. American Journal of Science. v. 310 (10), p. 1453-1479.
  • 2009. Tait, J., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., García-Delgado, D., Kröner, A., Pérez-Aragón, R., Palaeomagnetism of the Central Cuban Cretaceous Arc Sequences and Geodynamic Implications. Tectonophysics. v. 470, p. 284–297.
  • 2009. Lázaro, C., García-Casco, A., Rojas Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Neubauer, F., Iturralde-Vinent, M., Fifty-five-million-year history of oceanic subduction and exhumation in the northern edge of the Caribbean plate (Sierra del Convento mélange, Cuba). Journal of Metamorphic Geology. v. 27 (1), p. 19-40.
  • 2008. García-Casco, A., Lázaro, C., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Torres-Roldán, R.L., Núñez, K., Neubauer, F., Millán, G., Blanco-Quintero, I., Partial melting and counterclockwise P-T path of subducted oceanic crust (Sierra del Convento me´lange, Cuba). Journal of Petrology. v. 49, p. 128-161.
  • 2008. García-Casco, A., Rodríguez Vega, A., Cárdenas Párraga, J., Iturralde-Vinent, M., Lázaro, C., Blanco Quintero, I., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Núñez, K., Millán, G., Torres-Roldán, R. L., A new jadeitite jade locality (Sierra del Convento, Cuba): First report and some petrological and archaeological implications. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. v. 158 (1), p. 1-16.
  • 2008. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Neubauer, F., Garcia-Delgado, D. E., Handler, R., Friedl, G., Delgado-Damas, R. Tectonic evolution of the Sierra Maestra Mountains, SE Cuba, during Tertiary times: From arc-continent collision to transform motion. Journal of South American Earth Science. v. 26 (2), p. 125-151.
  • 2008. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Pindell, J., García-Casco, A., García-Delgado, D., Liu, D., Wang, Y., Detrital zircon geochronology of Jurassic sandstones of western Cuba (San Cayetano Formation): Implications for the Jurassic paleogeography of the NW Proto-Caribbean. American Journal of Science. v. 308, p. 639-656.
  • 2006. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Neubauer, F., Bojar, A. V., Hejl, E., Handler, R., García-Delgado, D. E., Geology, age and tectonic evolution of the Sierra Maestra Mountains, southeastern Cuba: a review. In: E. Lidiak & M. Iturralde-Vinent (eds.) Geodynamic evolution of the Caribbean region. Geologica Acta: Special volume 4, Nº1-2, p. 123-150. 
  • 2005. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Neubauer, F., Handler, R., García-Delgado, D. E., Friedl, G., Delgado-Damas, R., Variation of palaeostress patterns along the Oriente Transform Fault, Cuba: Significance for Neogene-Quaternary tectonics of the Caribbean Realm. Tectonophysics. v. 396, p. 161-180.
  • 2004. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Neubauer, F., Kröner, A., Wan, Y. S., Liu, D. Y., García-Delgado, D. E., Handler, R., Geochemistry and age of late orogenic island arc granitoids in the Sierra Maestra, Cuba: evidence for subduction magmatism in the early Palaeogene. Chemical Geology. v. 213, p. 307-324.

 

 

South America

  • 2019. Häger, T., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Charris Leal, F., Villalobos Balser, J.D., Gonzalez Pinzón, M.A., Colombian Emeralds - an update. Gemmologie (Zeitschrift der DGemG). 1/2, p. 43-47.
  • 2019. Cala, A., Caro, S., Lleras, M., Rojas-Agramonte, Y. Impact of the chemical composition of aggregates on the adhesion quality and durability of asphalt-aggregate systems. Construction and Building Materials, 216, 661-672.
  • 2019. Suhr, N., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Chew, D. M., Pinto, A. J., Villagómez-Díaz, D., Toulkeridis, T., & Mertz-Kraus, R. Detrital-zircon geochronology and provenance of the El Oro Metamorphic Complex, Ecuador: Geodynamic implications for the evolution of the western Gondwana margin. Journal of South American Earth Sciences. v. 90, p. 520-539
  • 2016. Rojas-Agramonte, Y.; Th. Toulkeridis, A. Kröner, T. Kemp, A. García-Casco, N. Suhr, H. Xie, L. Dunyi. 2016. Palaeozoic to Archaean zircons in rocks derived from the Galapagos mantle hotspot: where do they come from?. Paper Number: 5295. Abstract, 35th International Geological Congress, Cape Town, South Africa. (http://www.americangeosciences.org/information/igc)

 

 

Asia and the CAOB (Central Asian Orogenic Belt)

  • 2019. Alexeiev, D.V., Biske, Yu.S., Kröner, A., Tretyakov, A.A., Kovach, V.P., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Ediacaran, Early Ordovician and early Silurian arcs in the South Tianshan orogen of Kyrgyzstan: insights from U-Pb zircon ages, geochemical and Sm-Nd-isotopic data. In press Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.
  • 2019. Yang, Yue-Heng; Wu, Fu-Yuan; Li, Qiuli; Rojas-Agramonte, Y.; yang, jinhui; Li, Yang; ma, qian; Xie, Liewen; Huang, Chao; Fang, Hongrui; zhao, zifu; Xu, Cheng; liu, yan; wang, kaiyi. In Situ U-Th-Pb Dating and Sr-Nd Isotope Analysis of Bastnäsite by LA-(MC)-ICP-MS. In Press Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research.
  • 2019. Alexeiev, D. V., A. Kröner, V. P. Kovach, A. A. Tretyakov, Y. Rojas-Agramonte, K. E. Degtyarev, A. V. Mikolaichuk, J. Wong, and V. V. Kiselev. "Evolution of Cambrian and Early Ordovician arcs in the Kyrgyz North Tianshan: Insights from U-Pb zircon ages and geochemical data." Gondwana Research 66 (2019): 93-115.
  • 2018. Yu, Y., Sun, M., Yuan, C., Zhao, G., Huang, X. L., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., & Chen, Q. (2018). Evolution of the middle Paleozoic magmatism in the Chinese Altai: Constraints on the crustal differentiation at shallow depth in the accretionary orogen. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.
  • 2017. Konopelko, D., Seltmann, R., Mamadjanov, Y., Romer, R.L., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Jeffries, T., Fidaev, D., Niyozov, A. A geotraverse across two paleo-subduction zones in Tien Shan, Tajikistan. Gondwana Research. v. 47, p. 110-130
  • 2017. Kröner, A., Alexeiev, D.V., Kovach, V.P., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Tretyakov, A.A., Mikolaichuk, A.V., Xie, H.,  Sobel, E.R., Zircon ages, geochemistry and Nd isotopic systematics for the Palaeoproterozoic 2.3–1.8 Ga Kuilyu Complex, East Kyrgyzstan–The oldest continental basement fragment in the Tianshan orogenic belt. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. v. 135, p. 122-135
  • 2016. Alexeiev, D.V., Kröner, A., Hegner, E., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Biske, S., Wong, J., Geng, H.Y., Ivleva, E.A., Mühlberg, M. Mikolaichukh, A.V. Liu, D. Middle to Late Ordovician arc system revealed in the Kyrgyz Middle Tianshan: From arc-continent collision to subsequent evolution of a Palaeozoic continental margin. Gondwana Research. v. 39, p. 261-291.2015.
  • 2015. Kröner, A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Herwartz, D., Corsini, M., Alexeiev, D.V. 2015. Early Palaeozoic Deep Subduction of Continental Crust in the Kyrgyz North Tianshan: Evidence from Field Relationships and Geochronology. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition) 89 (s2), 36-36.
  • 2014. Kröner, A., Rojas-Agramonte Y., The ALTAIDS as seen by Eduard Suess, and present thinking on the late Mesoproterozoic to Palaeozoic evolution of central Asia. Accepted: Special Volume: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences. v. 107. p. 156-168.
  • 2014. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Alexeiev, D.V., Jeffreys,T., Khudoley, A.K., Wong, J., Geng, H., Shu, L., Semiletkin, S.A., Mikolaichuk, A.V., Kiselev, V.V., Yiang, J., Seltmann, R., Detrital and igneous zircon ages for supracrustal rocks of the Kyrgyz Tianshan and implications for crustal growth in the southern Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Gondwana Research. v. 26. p. 957–974.
  • 2013. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Herwartz D., García-Casco, A., Kröner, A., Alexeiev, A. D. V., Klemd, R., Buhre, S., Barth, M., Early Palaeozoic subduction of continental crust in Kyrgyz North Tianshan: evidence from Lu-Hf garnet geochronology and petrology of mafic dykes from the Aktyuz and Makbal metamorphic terranes. Contrib Mineral Petrol V. 166, p. 525–543.
  • 2012a. Kröner, A., Alexeiev, A. D. V., Hegner, E., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Corsini, M., Chao, Y., Windley, B. F., Liu, D., Tretyakov, A.A. Zircon and muscovite ages, geochemistry, and Nd-Hf isotopes for the Aktyuz metamorphic terrane: Evidence for an Early Ordovician collisional belt in the northern Tianshan of Kyrgyzstan. Gondwana Research. v. 21 (4), p. 901-927.
  • 2012b. Kröner, A., Alexeiev, A. D. V., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Hegner, E., Wong, J., Xia, X., Belousova, E., Mikolaichuk, A.V., Seltmann, R., Liu, D., Kiselev, V.V. Mesoproterozoic (Grenville-age) terranes in the Kyrgyz North Tianshan: Zircon ages and Nd-Hf isotopic constraints on the origin and evolution of basement blocks in the southern Central Asian Orogen. Gondwana Research: v. 23, Issue 1, p. 272–295.
  • 2011. Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Demoux, A., Xia, X., Wang, W., Donskaya, T., Liu, D., Sun, M., Detrital and xenocrystic zircon ages from Neoproterozoic to Palaeozoic arc terranes of Mongolia: Significance for the origin of crustal fragments in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Gondwana Research. v. 19, p. 751–763.
  • 2011. Kröner, A., Demoux, A., Zack, T., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Jian, P., Tomurhuu, D., Barth, M., Zircon ages for a felsic volcanic rock and arc-related early Palaeozoic sediments on the margin of the Baydrag microcontinent, central Asian orogenic belt, Mongolia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. v. 42, p. 1008-1017.
  • 2010. Wang, Q. C.,  Shu, L. S., Charvet, J.,Faure, M., Ma, H. D., Natal'in, B., Gao, J., Kroner, A., Xiao, W. J., Li, J. Y., Windley, B., Chen, Y., Glen, R., Jian, P., Zhang, W., Seltmann, R., Wilde, S., Choulet, F., Wan, B., Quinn, C., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Shang, Q. H., Zhang, W., Wang, B., Lin, W., Understanding and study perspectives on tectonic evolution and crustal structure of the Paleozoic Chinese Tianshan. EPISODES. v. 33 (4), p. 242-266.

 

 

South Asia

  • 2013. Kröner, A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kehelpannala, K.V.W., Zack, T., E., Hegner, Geng, H., Wong, J., Age and geochemistry of the Vijayan Complex of eastern and southern Sri Lanka: A Grenville-age magmatic arc of unknown derivation. Precambrian Research. v. 34, p. 288–321.

 

 

Southern Africa

  • 2017. A Kröner, Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Mesoproterozoic (Grenville-age) granitoids and supracrustal rocks in Kaokoland, northwestern Namibia. Precambrian Research. v. 298, p. 572-592.
  • 2015. Kröner, A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Wong, J., Wilde, S.A. Zircon reconnaissance 1 dating of Proterozoic gneisses along the Kunene River of northwestern Namibia. Tectonophysics. v. 662, p. 125–139.
  • 2010. Kröner, A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Hegner, E., Hoffmann, K.-H., Wingate, M.T.D., SHRIMP zircon dating and Nd isotope systematics of Palaeoproterozoic migmatitic orthogneisses in the Epupa Metamorphic Complex of NW Namibia. Precambrian Research. v. 183 (1), p. 50-69.

 

Media and outreach

  • 2010. Islands of Gold in an Ocean of Land, Geological Survey of New South Wales (Australia) (DVD) Clive Willman & Davide Michielin.
  • 2009/04: Rojas-Agramonte, Y., 2009. Salzburg opened the door to my scientific career. ÖAD Alumni Newsletter. April 2009, p. 12. http://www.iap.tuwien.ac.at/~gebeshuber/alumni1-09.pdf 
  • 2008: TV report in a German TV broadcast (DW-Deutsche Welle) about my work in Cuba. http://www.dw.com/en/yamirka-rojas-agramonte-cuba/a-3693184 
  • 2006: Rojas-Agramonte, Y. Gucklöcher in die Erdgeschichte (Peepholes into the Earth's Past). Humboldt-Kosmos. Vol. 88, p. 46-49. https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/2730.html