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Landmark Papers: Volcanic Petrology

Series: Landmark Papers of the Mineralogical Society Volume: 1

By: ISE Carmichael(Editor), Bernard J Wood(Foreword By)

319 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #150198 | ISBN: 0903053217
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About this book

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

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