OFIOLITI, vol.31, no.1, pp.25-38, 2006 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
neotethys, Izmir-Ankara Ocean, geochemistry, radiolarian dating, tectonic evolution, NW Turkey, ANATOLIAN CRYSTALLINE COMPLEX, CENTRAL SAKARYA, VOLCANIC-ROCKS, OPHIOLITES, MELANGE, PETROGENESIS, EMPLACEMENT, GENESIS, SUBDUCTION, SEDIMENTS
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The Dagkuplu Melange in the Central Sakarya Valley represents the northernmost outcrops of the Izmir-Ankara Suture Belt in northwest Anatolia. In addition to blocks and slivers of serpentinite, gabbro, blueschist, neritic and pelagic limestones, it includes blocks of basic volcanic rocks associated with radiolarian cherts, pelagic carbonates and mudstones.