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Volcanic Petrology (Landmark Paper 1)

Product Code: LMK01
Series: Mineralogical Society Landmark Papers
Author/Editor: Edited by I S E Carmichael
Publication Date: 01 October 2004
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Landmark Papers 1 

Published by the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland  




Format: A4 Paperback

This the first book in the Landmark series of collected papers that aims to cover the key areas of the mineral sciences. Prof. Carmichael of the University of California, one of the world's foremost petrologists, introduces each paper and discusses its influence on the modern understanding of volcanic petrology.

Topics covered:

  • Variety and relations among volcanic rocks
  • Silicic magmas and eruptive products
  • Andesites and arc volcanism
  • Evolution of basaltic magmas
  • Mid-ocean ridge basalts (MORBs)
  • Ultramafic liquids: Komatiites
  • Magma mixing (subduction related magmas and MORBs)
  • The volatile component in volcanic rocks
  • Extraterrestrial petrology
  • References

Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN:
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 9780903056212
Publisher: Mineralogical Society
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 319
Weight: 1.10 kg



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