The Late Triassic-Early Jurassic Volcanism of Morocco and Portugal in the Framework of the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: An Overview

  1. W. Hames,
  2. J.G. Mchone,
  3. P. Renne and
  4. C. Ruppel
  1. Nasrrddine Youbi1,
  2. Línia Tavares Martins2,
  3. José Manuel Munhá2,
  4. Hassan Ibouh3,
  5. José Madeira4,
  6. El Houssaine Aït Chayeb1 and
  7. Abdelmajid El Boukhari1

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/136GM010

The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea

The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea

How to Cite

Youbi, N., Martins, L. T., Munhá, J. M., Ibouh, H., Madeira, J., Aït Chayeb, E. H. and El Boukhari, A. (2003) The Late Triassic-Early Jurassic Volcanism of Morocco and Portugal in the Framework of the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: An Overview, in The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea (eds W. Hames, J.G. Mchone, P. Renne and C. Ruppel), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/136GM010

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences-Semlalia, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco.

  2. 2

    Centro de Geologia, Departamento de Geologia, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.

  3. 3

    Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences and Technics-Gueliz, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco.

  4. 4

    LATTEX, Departamento de Geologia, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909950

Online ISBN: 9781118668771

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Keywords:

  • Rifts (Geology)—North Atlantic Ocean;
  • Continental margins—North Atlantic Ocean;
  • Magmatism—North Atlantic Ocean;
  • Geology, Stratigraphic—Triassic;
  • Geology, Stratigraphic—Jurassic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geological Setting

  • Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry

  • The Late Triassic-Early Jurassic Magmatism from Morocco and Portugal in the Geodynamic Context of Central Atlantic Opening

  • Conclusions