The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP) in Brazil: Petrology, Geochemistry, 40Ar/39Ar Ages, Paleomagnetism and Geodynamic Implications

  1. W. Hames,
  2. J.G. Mchone,
  3. P. Renne and
  4. C. Ruppel
  1. Angelo De Min1,
  2. Enzo M. Piccirillo1,
  3. Andrea Marzoli2,
  4. Giuliano Bellieni3,
  5. Paul R. Renne4,
  6. Marcia Ernesto5 and
  7. Leila S. Marques5

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/136GM06

The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea

The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea

How to Cite

De Min, A., Piccirillo, E. M., Marzoli, A., Bellieni, G., Renne, P. R., Ernesto, M. and Marques, L. S. (2003) The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP) in Brazil: Petrology, Geochemistry, 40Ar/39Ar Ages, Paleomagnetism and Geodynamic Implications, 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: 10.1029/136GM06

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.

  2. 2

    Département de Minéralogie, Université de Genève, Genève, Switzerland.

  3. 3

    Dipartimento di Mineralogia e Petrologia, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

  4. 4

    Berkeley Geochronology Center, Berkeley, California State, USA.

  5. 5

    Departamento de Geofisica; Instituto Astronomico e Geofisico, University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

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 Outlines

  • 40Ar/39 Ar Ages of the Brazilian Camp Tholeiites

  • Mineral Compositions

  • Whole-Rock Compositions

  • Paleomagnetism

  • Geodynamic Implications

  • Conclusions