In this article, metabasic and gneissic rocks of Gelmandeh and Zamanabad mountain (Boneh-Shurow complex, Saghand region ) have been used for U-Pb dating. Analyses of zircon crystals yielded concordant U–Pb ages with weighted mean 206Pb/238U ages of 545.4 ±3.6 Ma (MSDW=1.7) for garnet amphibolite, 541.2 ± 4.4 Ma (MSDW=1.8) for metagabbro, 541.3 ±3.5 Ma (MSDW=0.26) for quartz-feldspatic gneiss and 549.2 ± 2.6 Ma (MSDW=0.28) for amphibole- biotite gneiss. The studied zircon crystals has continental, crustal nature and show a strong affinity to magmatic zircons in Chondrite-normalized patterns.
The ages that approximately ranges between 541-549 Ma are interpreted as the Crystalline age of the garnet amphibolite and gneissic parental magma. These ages previously assumed as the timing of peak-metamorphism of the Boneh-Shurow garnet-amphibolite and emplacement ages for the granitic precursor of gneissic rocks.