Our LA-ICPMS U-Pb dating reveals multiple populations of magmatic zircons, among which the oldest group ranges in age from Mesoarchean to Paleoproterozoic (ca.
When the case came up for hearing on Tuesday, the government side submitted a report by state's archaeological department commissioner (in-charge) D Jagannathan and said the government was interested in setting up a site museum to display the exhibits because the materials depict the history heritage of Tamil Nadu and its civilization.
Since the exposed basement of the southern Madurai Block is largely composed of Neoproterozoic orthogneisses, the data presented in our study indicate derivation of the detritus from distal source regions implying an open ocean environment.
Set in exquisitely leafy grounds just outside the frenzied centre of Madurai is the city's finest hotel, a superb heritage retreat dating back to at least the 19th century.
Temples of Tamilnadu Temples of Kerala Temples of Karnataka Temples of Andhra Pradesh Temples of Orissa Temples of Central India Temples of Maharashtra Temples of Western India Temples of the Himalayas Temples of the Gangetic Plains Temples of North Eastern India Temples of Bengal Madurai is one of the oldest cities of India, with a history dating all the way back to the Sangam period of the pre Christian era.
The glory of Madurai returned in a diminished form in the earlier part of this millennium; it later on came under the rule of the Vijayanagar kingdom after its ransack by the ravaging armies of Delhi (Malik Kafur).
Zircons in two samples show magmatic zircons with dominantly Neoproterozoic (950–550 Ma) ages.