PUBLICATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

Scientific Papers

1. Tucker, R.D., Roig, J,-Y, Delor, C, Amelin, Y., Goncalves, P., Rabarimanana, M.H., Ralison, A.V. and Belcher, R.W. (2011). Neoproterozoic extension in the Greater Dharwar Craton: a reevaluation of the “Betsimisaraka suture” in Madagascar. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 1-29.

2. Clements, J.D., Belcher, R.W., and Kisters, A.F.M., (2010). The Heerenveen Batholith, Barberton Mountain Land, South Africa: Mesoarchaean potassic felsic magmas formed by melting of an ancient subduction complex. Journal of Petrology, 51, 1099-1120.

3. Kisters, A.F.M., Belcher, R.W., Poujol, M, and Dziggel, A. (2010). Continental growth and convergence-related arc plutonism in the Mesoarchaean: Evidence from the Barberton granitoid-greenstone terrain, South Africa. Precambrian Research, 178, 15-26.

4. Belcher, R.W. and Kisters, A.F.M. (2006). Progressive adjustments of ascent and emplacement controls during incremental pluton construction: the example of the 3.1 Ga Heerenveen batholith, Barberton granitoid-greenstone terrain, South Africa. Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 1406-1421.

5. Belcher, R.W. and Kisters, A.F.M. (2006). Syntectonic emplacement and deformation of the Heerenveen batholith: Conjectures on the structural setting of the 3.1 Ga granite magmatism in the Barberton granite-greenstone terrain, South Africa, In: Reimold, W.U. and Gibson, R.L., Process on the early earth. Geological Society of America Special Paper, 405, 211-231.

6. Belcher, R.W., Rozendaal, A. and Przybylowicz, W.J. (2004) Trace element zoning in pyrite determined by PIXE elemental mapping: evidence for varying ore-fluid composition and electrochemical precipitation of gold at the Spitskop deposit, Saldania Belt, Journal of X-Ray Spectrometry, 33, 174-180.

7. Belcher, R.W. and Kisters, A.F.M. (2003). Lithostratigraphic correlations in the western branch of the Pan-African Saldania belt, South Africa: the Malmesbury Group revisited. South African Journal of Geology, 106, 327-342.

8.Kisters, A.F.M., Belcher, R.W., Armstrong, R.A., Scheepers, R., Rozendaal, A and Jordaan, L.S. (2002). Timing and kinematics of the Colenso Fault; The Early-Paleozoic shift from collisional to extensional tectonic in the Pan-African Saldania Belt, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 105, 257-270.

Book Chapters and thesis
9. Moyen, J-F., Stevens, G., Kisters, A.F.M., Belcher, R.W and Baptiste L. (2019) TTG Plutons of the Barberton Granitoid-Greenstone Terrain, South Africa. In: Van Kranendonk, M.J., Smithies, R. H. and Bennet, V.C, Hoffmann, J. A (Eds.) Earth's oldest rocks (2nd Ed), Elsevier. Developments in Precambrian Geology, 615-654.

10. Kisters, A.F.M., Belcher, R.W. (2018). The stratigraphy and structure of the Western Saldania Belt, South Africa and Geodynamic Implications. In: Siegesmund, S, Basei, M.A.S, Oyhantcabal, P. Oriolo, S (Eds) Geology of Southwest Gondwana, Springer.

11. Moyen, J-F., Stevens, G., Kisters, A.F.M., and Belcher, R.W. (2008) Chapter 5.6. TTG plutons of the Barberton granitoid-greenstone terrain, South Africa. In: Van Kranendonk, M.J., Smithies, R. H. and Bennet, V. (Eds.) Earth's oldest rocks, Elsevier. Developments in Precambrian Geology, 607-667.

12. Belcher, R.W. (2003). Tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Swartland region and aspects of orogenic lode-gold mineralization in the Pan-African Saldania Belt, Western Cape, South Africa, (University of Stellenbosch, unpubl.), 318pp.

Geological Maps and Explanations

13. Belcher, R.W., Kisters, A.F.M. and Anhaeusser, C (2009). Nelshoogte Trondhjemite. Catalogue of South African Stratigraphic Units, Vol. 10, p. 17-19.SACS.
14. Belcher, R.W.
(2013). 1:50 000 geological map of Sheet 2429 BC LEBOWAKGOMO. Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa.
15. Belcher, R.W. (2013). The geology of the Lebowakgomo area. Explanation of Map Sheet 2429 BC LEBOWAKGOMO, xx pp. Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa.
16. Belcher, R.W. and Barry, I. (in press). 1:50 000 geological map of Sheet 2428 BB TINMYNE. Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa.
17. Belcher, R.W. and Barry, I. (in press). The geology of the Tinmyne area. Explanation of Map Sheet 2428 BB TINMYNE, xx pp. Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa.
Scientific Papers

1. Tucker, R.D., Roig, J,-Y, Delor, C, Amelin, Y., Goncalves, P., Rabarimanana, M.H., Ralison, A.V. and Belcher, R.W. (2011). Neoproterozoic extension in the Greater Dharwar Craton: a reevaluation of the “Betsimisaraka suture” in Madagascar. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 1-29.

2. Clements, J.D., Belcher, R.W., and Kisters, A.F.M., (2010). The Heerenveen Batholith, Barberton Mountain Land, South Africa: Mesoarchaean potassic felsic magmas formed by melting of an ancient subduction complex. Journal of Petrology, 51, 1099-1120.

3. Kisters, A.F.M., Belcher, R.W., Poujol, M, and Dziggel, A. (2010). Continental growth and convergence-related arc plutonism in the Mesoarchaean: Evidence from the Barberton granitoid-greenstone terrain, South Africa. Precambrian Research, 178, 15-26.

4. Belcher, R.W. and Kisters, A.F.M. (2006). Progressive adjustments of ascent and emplacement controls during incremental pluton construction: the example of the 3.1 Ga Heerenveen batholith, Barberton granitoid-greenstone terrain, South Africa. Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 1406-1421.

5. Belcher, R.W. and Kisters, A.F.M. (2006). Syntectonic emplacement and deformation of the Heerenveen batholith: Conjectures on the structural setting of the 3.1 Ga granite magmatism in the Barberton granite-greenstone terrain, South Africa, In: Reimold, W.U. and Gibson, R.L., Process on the early earth. Geological Society of America Special Paper, 405, 211-231.

6. Belcher, R.W., Rozendaal, A. and Przybylowicz, W.J. (2004) Trace element zoning in pyrite determined by PIXE elemental mapping: evidence for varying ore-fluid composition and electrochemical precipitation of gold at the Spitskop deposit, Saldania Belt, Journal of X-Ray Spectrometry, 33, 174-180.

7. Belcher, R.W. and Kisters, A.F.M. (2003). Lithostratigraphic correlations in the western branch of the Pan-African Saldania belt, South Africa: the Malmesbury Group revisited. South African Journal of Geology, 106, 327-342.

8.Kisters, A.F.M., Belcher, R.W., Armstrong, R.A., Scheepers, R., Rozendaal, A and Jordaan, L.S. (2002). Timing and kinematics of the Colenso Fault; The Early-Paleozoic shift from collisional to extensional tectonic in the Pan-African Saldania Belt, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 105, 257-270.

Book Chapters and thesis
9. Moyen, J-F., Stevens, G., Kisters, A.F.M., Belcher, R.W and Baptiste L. (2019) TTG Plutons of the Barberton Granitoid-Greenstone Terrain, South Africa. In: Van Kranendonk, M.J., Smithies, R. H. and Bennet, V.C, Hoffmann, J. A (Eds.) Earth's oldest rocks (2nd Ed), Elsevier. Developments in Precambrian Geology, 615-654.

10. Kisters, A.F.M., Belcher, R.W. (2018). The stratigraphy and structure of the Western Saldania Belt, South Africa and Geodynamic Implications. In: Siegesmund, S, Basei, M.A.S, Oyhantcabal, P. Oriolo, S (Eds) Geology of Southwest Gondwana, Springer.

11. Moyen, J-F., Stevens, G., Kisters, A.F.M., and Belcher, R.W. (2008) Chapter 5.6. TTG plutons of the Barberton granitoid-greenstone terrain, South Africa. In: Van Kranendonk, M.J., Smithies, R. H. and Bennet, V. (Eds.) Earth's oldest rocks, Elsevier. Developments in Precambrian Geology, 607-667.

12. Belcher, R.W. (2003). Tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Swartland region and aspects of orogenic lode-gold mineralization in the Pan-African Saldania Belt, Western Cape, South Africa, (University of Stellenbosch, unpubl.), 318pp.

Geological Maps and Explanations

13. Belcher, R.W., Kisters, A.F.M. and Anhaeusser, C (2009). Nelshoogte Trondhjemite. Catalogue of South African Stratigraphic Units, Vol. 10, p. 17-19.SACS.
14. Belcher, R.W.
(2013). 1:50 000 geological map of Sheet 2429 BC LEBOWAKGOMO. Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa.
15. Belcher, R.W. (2013). The geology of the Lebowakgomo area. Explanation of Map Sheet 2429 BC LEBOWAKGOMO, xx pp. Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa.
16. Belcher, R.W. and Barry, I. (in press). 1:50 000 geological map of Sheet 2428 BB TINMYNE. Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa.
17. Belcher, R.W. and Barry, I. (in press). The geology of the Tinmyne area. Explanation of Map Sheet 2428 BB TINMYNE, xx pp. Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa.