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Origins of Igneous Rocks

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HARDCOVER

$129.50 • £103.95 • €116.50

ISBN 9780674644816

Publication Date: 05/04/1989

Short

344 pages

268 line illustrations, 3 halftones, 9 maps

World

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Phase Disgrams
  • 3. Magmatic Differentiation and Other Processes
  • 4. Principles of Geochemistry
  • 5. The Nature of Silicate Melts
  • 6. The Earth’s Mantle
  • 7. Primary Magmas
  • 8. Ocean-Floor Volcanism
  • 9. Intraplate Volcanism
  • 10. Island-Arc Volcanism
  • 11. Magmatic Arcs of Continental Margins
  • 12. Continental Flood Basalts
  • 13. Layered Mafic Intrusions
  • 14. Anorthosites
  • 15. Anorogenic Granites and Rhyolites
  • 16. Kimberlites
  • 17. Continental Rifts
  • 18. Komatiites
  • 19. Lunar Petrology
  • Appendix: Rock Classification
  • References
  • Figure Credits
  • Index

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