Published papers

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  1. De Waele, B., Lacorde, M., Bischoff, K., Loveday, G. and Linares, F. 2017. Geological and Metallurgical characteristics of banded iron ore formation associated detrital iron mineralisation in Central West Africa. Proceedings Iron Ore 2017, Building Resilience, 24-26 July 2017, Perth, Australia, pp 259-268. Full PDF
  2. Archibald, D.B., Collins, A.S., Foden, J.D., Payne, J.L., Holden, P., Razakamanana, T., De Waele, B., Thomas, R.J. and Pitfield P.E.J. 2016. Genesis of the Tonian Imorona–Itsindro magmatic Suite in central Madagascar: Insights from U–Pb, oxygen and hafnium isotopes in zircon. Precambrian Research 281: 312-337. First page PDF - Full PDF

  3. De Waele, B., Lacorde. M., Vergara, F. and Chan, G. 2014. New insights on Proterozoic tectonics and sedimentation along the peri-Gondwanan West African margin based on zircon U-Pb SHRIMP geochronology. Precambrian Research . First page PDF - Full PDF

  4. Pisarevsky, S.A., De Waele, B., Jones, S., Söderlund, U. and Ernst, R.E. 2014. Paleomagnetism and U–Pb age of the 2.4 Ga Erayinia mafic dykes in the south-western Yilgarn, Western Australia: Paleogeographic and geodynamic implications. Precambrian Research DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2014.05.023. First page PDF - Full PDF

  5. Gladkochub, D.P., Kostrovitskii, S.I., Donskaya, T.V., De Waele, B. and Mazukabzov, A.M. 2013.  Age of Zircons from DiamondBearing Lamproites of the East Sayan as an Indicator of Known and Unknown Endogenous Events in the South Siberian Craton. Doklady Earth Sciences 450, 597-601. First page PDF - Full PDF

  6. Morelli, C., Marocchi, M., Moretti, A., Bargossi, G.M., Gasparotto, G., De Waele, B., Klötzli, U. and Mair, V. 2012. Volcanic stratigraphy and radiometric age constraints at the northern margin of a mega-caldera system: Athesian Volcanic Group (Southern Alps, Italy). GeoActa 11, 51-67. First page PDF - Full PDF

  7. Sundaralingam, K., De Waele, B., Thirukumaran, V., Thakur, S.S., Mahadani, T. and Biswal, T.K. 2012. Deformation, metamorphism and geochronology of the Palaeoproterozoic Salem-Namakkal fold thrust belt and implications for the Gondwanaland continental assembly. International Journal of Geology, Earth and Environmental Sciences ISSN: 2277
    -2081, 2012, 2, pp. 266-283. First page PDF - Full PDF
  8. Donskaya, T.V., Gladkochun, D.P., Mazukabzov, A.M., De Waele, B. and Presnyakov, S.J. 2012, The Late Triassic Kataev volcanoplutonic association in western Transbaikalia, a fragment of the active continental margin of the Mongol-Okhotsk Ocean. Russian Geology and Geophysics 53,  22-36. First page PDF - Full PDF

  9. Pisarevsky, S.A., Biswal, T.K., Wang, X.-C., De Waele, B., Ernst, R., Söderlund, U., Tait, J.A., Ratre, K., Singh, Y.K. and Cleve, M., 2012. Palaeomagnetic, geochronological and geochemical study of Mesoproterozoic Lakhna Dykes in the Bastar Craton, India: implications for the Mesoproterozoic supercontinent. Lithos 174, 125-143. First page PDF - Full PDF

  10. Fernandez-Alonso, M., Cutten, H., De Waele, B., Tack, L., Tahon, A., Baudet, D. and Barritt, S.D., 2012. The Mesoproterozoic Karagwe-Ankole Belt (formerly the NE Kibara Belt): The result of prolonged extensional intracratonic basin development punctuated by two short-lived far-field compressional events. Precambrian Research, 216-219: 63-86. First page PDF - Full PDF

  11. Key, R.M.; Pitfield, P.E.J.; Thomas, R.J.; Goodenough, K.M.; De Waele, B.; Schofield, D.I.; Bauer, W.; Horstwood, M.S.A.; Styles, M.T.; Conrad, J.; Encarnacion, J.; Lidke, D.J.; O'Connor, E.A.; Potter, C.; Smith, R.A.; Walsh, G.J.; Ralison, A.V.; Randrianamananjara, T.; Rafahatelo, J-M.; Rabarimanana, M. 2011. Polyphase Neoproterozoic orogenesis within the East Africa-Antarctica Orogenic Belt in central and northern Madagascar. In: Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J.; Buiter, S.J.H.; Torsvik, T.H.; Gaina, C. and Webb, S.J. (eds) The Formation and Evolution of Africa: A Synopsis of 3.8 Ga of Earth History. Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 357, 49-68. First page PDF
  12. Vander Auwera, J., Bolle, O., Bingen, B., Liegeois, J.-P., Bogaerts, M., Duchesne, J.C., De Waele, B. and Longhi, J., 2011. Sveconorwegian massif-type anorthosites and related granitoids result from post-collisional melting of a continental arc root. Earth-Science Reviews, 107: 375-397. First page PDF - Full PDF

  13. Bauer, W., Walsh, G., De Waele, B., Thomas, R.J., Horstwood, M.S.A., Bracciali, L., Schofield, D.I., Wollenberg, U., Lidke, D., Rasaona, I.T. and Rabarimanana, M.H., in press. Cover Sequences at the Northern Margin of the Antongil Craton, NE Madagascar. Precambrian Research. 189, 292-312. First page PDF - Full PDF
  14. De Waele, B., Thomas, R.J., Macey, P.H., Horstwood, M.S.A., Tucker, R.D., Pitfield, P.E.J., Schofield, D.I., Goodenough, K.M., Bauer, W., Key, R.M., Potter, C.J., Armstrong, R.A., Miller, J.A., Randriamananjara, T., Ralison, V., Rafahatelo, J.-M., Rabarimanana, M. and Bejoma, M., 2011. Provenance and tectonic significance of the Palaeoproterozoic metasedimentary successions of central and northern Madagascar. Precambrian Research 189, 18-42. First page PDF - Full PDF

  15. Pisarevsky, S.A., De Waele, B., Söderlund , U. and Ernst, E., 2010. 2401+/-3 Ma age of dyke subswarm in the southeastern Yilgarn craton: new member of the Widgiemooltha swarm. Confidential Report.

  16. Bogdanova, S.V., De Waele, B., Belousova, E.A., Bibikova, E.V., Postnikov, A.V., Fedotova, A.A. and Popova, L.P., 2010. Volgo-Uralia: the first U-Pb, Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd isotopic evidence of preserved Paleoarchean crust. American Journal of Science, 310, 1345-1383. First page PDF - Full PDF

  17. Wingate, M.T.D., Pisarevsky, S.A. and De Waele, B., 2010. Paleomagnetism of the 765 Ma Luakela volcanics in northwest Zambia and implications for Neoproterozoic positions of the Congo Craton American Journal of Science 310, 1333-1344. First page PDF - Full PDF

  18. Singh, Y.K., De Waele, B., Karmakar, S., Sarkar, S. and Biswal, T.K., 2010. Tectonic setting of the Balaram-Kui-Surpagla-Kengora granulites of the South Delhi Terrane of the Aravalli Mobile Belt, NW India and its implication on correlation with the East African Orogen in the Gondwana assembly. Precambrian Research 183, 669-688. First page PDF - Full PDF

  19. Key, R.M., Pitfield, P.E.J., Thomas, R.J., Tucker, R.T., De Waele, B., Horstwood, M.S.A. and Styles, M.T., accepted. Polyphase Neoproterozoic orogenesis within the East Africa-Antarctica Orogenic Belt in Madagascar. Geological Society of London Special Publication 357, The Formation and Evolution of Africa.
  20. Schofield, D.I., Thomas, R.J., Goodenough, K.M., De Waele, B., Pitfield P.E.J., Key, R.M., Bauer, W., Walsh, G.J., Lidke, D.J., Ralison, A.V., Rabarimanana, M., Rafahatelo, J.M. and Randriamananjara, T. 2010. Geological evolution of the Antongil Craton, NE Madagascar. Precambrian Research 182: 187-203. First page PDF - Full PDF

  21. Fezaa, N; Liégeois, J-P; Abdallah, N, Cherfouh, E H, De Waele, B; Bruguier, O and Ouabadi, A. (2010).  Late Ediacaran geological evolution (575–555 Ma) of the Djanet Terrane, Eastern Hoggar, Algeria, evidence for a Murzukian intracontinental episode, Precambrian Research 180, 299-327. First page PDF - Full PDF

  22. Ratre, K., De Waele, B.Biswal, T.K. and Sinha, S. (2010). SHRIMP geochronology for the 1450 Ma Lakhna dyke swarm: its implication for the presence of Eoarchaean crust in the Bastar Craton and 1450-517 Ma depositional age for Purana basin (Khariar), Eastern Indian Peninsula. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 39, 565-577.  First page PDF - Full PDF
  23. Tack, L.; Wingate, M.T.D.; De Waele, B.; Meert, J.; Belousova, E., Griffin, B., Tahon, A. and Fernandez-Alonso, M. (2010). The 1375 Ma ”Kibaran Event” in Central Africa: prominent emplacement of bimodal magmatism under extensional regime. Precambrian Research 180, 63-84. First page PDF - Full PDF

  24. Goodenough, K.M., Thomas, R.J., De Waele, B., Key, R.M., Schofield, D.I., Bauer, W., Tucker, R.M., Rafahatelo, J-M., Rabarimanana, M., Ralison, A.V. and Randriamananjara, T. (2010). Post-collisional magmatism in the central East African Orogen: the Maevarano Suite of north Madagascar. Lithos 116, 18-34. First page PDF - Full PDF

  25. Li, Z.X., Bogdanova, S., Collins, A.S., Davidson, A., De Waele, B., Ernst, R.E., Evans, D.A.D., Fitzsimons, I.C.W., Fuck, R.A., Gladkochub, D.P., Jacobs, J., Karlstrom, K.E., Lu, S., Natapov, L.M., Pease, V.L., Pisarevsky, S.A., Thrane, K. and Vernikovsky, V., (2009). How not to assemble a Precambrian supercontinent - Reply to comment by J.D.A. Piper on “Assembly, configuration, and break-up history of Rodinia: A synthesis” Precambrian Research 174, 208-214. First page PDF - Full PDF

  26. Thomas, R.J., De Waele, B., Schofield, D.I., Goodenough, K.M., Horstwood, M., Tucker, R.D., Bauer, W., Annels, R.A., Howard, K., Walsh, G., Rabarimanana, M., Rafahatelo, J.M., Ralison, A.V. and Randriamananjara, T. (2009). Geological Evolution of the Neoproterozoic Bemarivo Belt, northern Madagascar. Precambrian Research  172, 279-300. First page PDF - Full PDF

  27. Danderfer, A., De Waele, B., Pedreira, A.J. and Nalini, H.A.Jnr. (2009) New geochronological constraints on the geological evolution of Espinhaço Basin within the São Francisco Craton. Precambrian Research 170, 116-128. First page PDF - Full PDF

  28. De Waele, B.; Fitzsimons, I.C.W.; Wingate, M.T.D.; Tembo, F. and Mapani, B.S.E. (2009).The geochronological frameworkof the Irumide Belt of Zambia: A prolongued crustal history along the margin of the Bangweulu Craton. American Journal of Science 309, 132-187 (TSRC#365) First page PDF - Full PDF

  29. Gladkochub D.P., Mazukabzov A.M., Donskaya T.V., De Waele B., Stanevich A.M., Pisarevsky S.A. (2008) Structural position, age and composition of the volcanics considered to be a lower part of the Riphean passive continental margin of the Siberian craton. Russian Geology and Geophysics 49, 749-758. First page PDF - Full PDF

  30. Donskaya T.V., Bibikova E.V., Gladkochub D.P., Mazukabzov A.M., Bayanova T.B., De Waele B., Didenko A.N., Bukharov A.A., Kirnozova T.I. (2008) Petrogenesis and age of felsic volcanics of the North-Baikal volcanic-plutonic belt. Petrology.16, 422-447. First page PDF - Full PDF

  31. De Waele, B. and Pisarevsky , S.A. (2008). Geochronology, palaeomagnetism and magnetic fabric of metamorphic rocks in the NE Fraser Belt, Western Australia . Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 55, 605-621. First page PDF - Full PDF

  32. Pedreira, A.J. and De Waele, B. (2008) Contemporaneous evolution of the Palaeo/Mesoproterozoic sedimentary basins of the São Francisco - Congo Craton. In: Pankhurst, R.J.; Trouw, R.A.J.; Brito Noves, B.B. and De Wit, M.J. (Eds.), West Gondwana: Pre-Cenozoic Correlations Across the South Atlantic Region. Special Publication, Geological Society of London 294, 33-48. (TSRC#380). First page PDF - Full PDF

  33. De Waele, B.; Johnson, S.P.; Pisarevsky, S.A. (2008). Palaeoproterozoic to Neoproterozoic growth and evolution of the eastern Congo Craton: its role in the Rodinia puzzle. Precambrian Research 160, 127-141(TSRC#363). First page PDF - Full PDF

  34. Li, Z.X.; Bogdanova, S.V.; Collins, A.S.; Davidson, A.; De Waele, B.; Ernst, R.E.; Fitzsimons, I.C.W.; Fuck, R.A.; Gladkochub, D.P.; Jacobs, J.; Karlstrom, K.E.; Lu, S.; Natapov, L.M.; Pease, V.; Pisarevsky, S.A.; Thrane, K.; Vernikovsky, V. (2008). Assembly, configuration and break-up history of Rodinia: A synthesis. Precambrian Research 160, 179-210 (TSRC#387). First page PDF - Full PDF

  35. Abdallah, N., Liégeois, J.P., De Waele, B., Fezaa, N. and Ouabadi, A. (2007). The Temaguessine Fe-cordierite orbicular granite (Central Hoggar, Algeria): U-Pb SHRIMP age, origin and geodynamical consequences for the late Pan-African magmatism of the Tuareg shield. Journal of African Earth Sciences 49, 153-178. (TSRC#419) First page PDF - Full PDF

  36. De Waele, B. and Fitzsimons, I. C. W. (2007). The nature and timing of Palaeoproterozoic sedimentation at the southeastern margin of the Congo Craton. Precambrian Research 159, 95-116. (TSRC#422) First page PDF - Full PDF

  37. Biswal, T.K.; De Waele, B. and Ahuja, H. (2007) Timing and dynamics of the juxtaposition of the Eastern Ghats Mobile Belt against the Bhandara Craton, India: A structural and zircon U-Pb SHRIMP study of the fold-thrust belt and associated nepheline syenite. Tectonics(TSRC#402) First page PDF - Full PDF 26, TC4006, doi:10.1029/2006TC002005.

  38. Johnson, S.P.; De Waele, B.; Tembo, F.; Katongo, C.; Tani, K.; Chang, Q.; Iizuka, T. and Dunkley, D. (2007). Geochemistry, geochronology and isotopic evolution of the Chewore-Rufunsa terrane, Southern Irumide Belt: A Mesoproterozoic, continental-margin-arc. Journal of Petrology 48: 1411-1441. (TSRC#405) First page PDF - Full PDF

  39. Johnson, S. P.; De Waele, B.; Evans, D.; Banda, W.; Tembo, F.; Milton, J.A. and Tani, K. (2007). Geochronology of the Zambezi Supracrustal sequence, southern Zambia: A record of Neoproterozoic divergent processes along the southern margin of the Congo Craton.. Journal of Geology 115: 355-374 (TSRC#360) First page PDF - Full PDF

  40. Johnson, S.P., De Waele, B. and Liyungu, A.K. (2006). U-Pb SHRIMP geochronology of granitoid rocks in eastern Zambia: terrane subdivision of the Mesoproterozoic Southern Irumide Belt. Tectonics 25, TC6004, doi:10.1029/2006TC001977 (TSRC#373) First page PDF - Full PDF

  41. Pisarevsky, S.A.; Gladkochub, D.P.; Donskaya, T.A.; De Waele, B. (2006). Palaeomagnetism and geochronology of mafic dykes in the south-west Baikal Lake, south Siberia, Russia: the first precisely dated Early Permian palaeomagnetic pole from the Siberian Craton. Geophysical Journal International. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03160.x (TSRC#383) First page PDF - Full PDF

  42. Cutten, H.; Johnson, S. P. and De Waele. B. (2006). Protolith ages and timing of metasomatism related to the formation of whiteschist at Mautia Hill, Tanzania: Implications for the timing of assembly of Gondwana. Journal of Geology 114 (6), pp. 683-698 (TSRC#346) First page PDF - Full PDF

  43. De Waele, B., Kampunzu, A.B., Mapani, B. and Tembo, F. (2006). The Irumide belt of Zambia. Journal of African Earth Sciences 46, 36-70. (TSRC#257) First page PDF - Full PDF

  44. De Waele, B.; Liégeois, J-P.; Nemchin, A.A. and Tembo, F. (2006). Isotopic and geochemical evidence of Proterozoic episodic crustal reworking within the Irumide Belt of south-central Africa: the southern metacratonic boundary of an Archaean Bangweulu Craton. Precambrian Research 148, 225-256. (TSRC#362) First page PDF - Full PDF

  45. Johnson, S.P., Rivers, T. and De Waele, B. (2005). A Review of the Mesoproterozoic to early Palaeozoic magmatic and tectonothermal history of south-central Africa: implications for Rodinia and Gondwana. Journal of the Geological Society of London 162, 433-450. (TSRC#305) First page PDF - Full PDF

  46. Katongo, C., Köller, F., Klötzli, U., Koeberl, C., Tembo, F., De Waele, B. (2004). Petrography, geochemistry and geochronology of key granitoid rocks in the Neoproterozoic-Paleozoic Lufilian - Zambezi belt, Zambia: implications for the tectonic setting and regional correlation. Journal of African Earth Sciences 40, 219-244. (TSRC#299) First page PDF - Full PDF

  47. Key, R. M., De Waele, B. and Liyungi, A.K. (2004). A multi-element baseline geochemical database from the western extension of the central Africa Copperbelt in NW Zambia. Transactions of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, section B: Applied Earth Sciences, 113, B205-226. (TSRC#302) First page PDF - Full PDF

  48. Sikazwe, O.N. and De Waele, B. (2004). Assessment of the quality and reserves of bat guano at Chipongwe and Kapongo caves near Lusaka as fertiliser material. UNZA Journal of Science and Technology, Special Edition June 2004. pp. 32-42. Full PDF

  49. Cox, R., Coleman, D.S., Chokel, C.B., DeOreo, S.B., Wooden, J.L., Collins, A.S., De Waele, B., Kröner A. (2004). Proterozoic tectonostratigraphy and paleogeography of central Madagascar derived from detrital zircon U-Pb age populations. Journal of Geology 114: 379-399. (TSRC#243) First page PDF - Full PDF

  50. De Waele, B., Wingate, M. T. D., Fitzsimons, I.C.W. and Mapani, B.S.E (2003). Untying the Kibaran knot: A reassessment of Mesoproterozoic correlations in southern Africa based on SHRIMP U-Pb data from the Irumide belt. Geology 31(6): 509-512. (TSRC#218) First page PDF - Full PDF

  51. Johnson, S. P., Cutten, H.N.C., Muhongo, S., Nemchin, A.A., De Waele, B. (2003). Neoarchean magmatism and metamorphism of the western granulites in the central domain of the Mozambique belt, Tanzania: U-Pb SHRIMP geochronology and PT estimates. Tectonophysics 375: 125-145. (TSRC#214) First page PDF - Full PDF

  52. De Waele, B. and Mapani, B. (2002). Geology and Correlation of the Central Irumide belt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35(3): 385-397. (TSRC#222) First page PDF - Full PDF

  53. De Waele, B. and Simasiku, S. (2002). An overview of the refractory mineral potential of Zambia. International Geology Reviews(TSRC#221) First page PDF - Full PDF 44(3): 254-263.

  54. Tembo, F., De Waele, B. and Nkemba, S. (2002). Syn- to post-orogenic granitoid magmatism in the Irumide belt of Zambia: geochemical evidence. African Geology Reviews 9(1): 1-17. (TSRC#220) First page PDF - Full PDF

  55. De Waele, B., Tembo, F. and Key, R.M. (2000). Towards a Better Understanding of the Mesoproterozoic Irumide Belt of Zambia: Report on a Geotraverse across the belt. Episodes 23(2): 126-130. Fist page PDF - Full PDF

  56. De Waele, B. (1997). Geology and stratigraphy of the Mupamadzi river area and correlation with the adjoining areas within the Irumide belt. Zambian Journal of Applied Earth Sciences 11(1): 34-48. First page PDF - Full PDF

  57. De Waele, B. (1991). Toepassingen van computergestuurde tomografie in de sedimentologie. Geology Department. Ghent, Belgium, University of Ghent: 121. PDF not available