Crystallization Processes of Anorthoclase Phenocrysts in the Mount Erebus Magmatic System: Evidence from Crystal Composition, Crystal Size Distributions, and Volatile Contents of Melt Inclusions

  1. Philip R. Kyle
  1. Nelia W. Dunbar1,
  2. Katharine V. Cashman2 and
  3. Roslyn Dupré2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR066p0129

Volcanological and Environmental Studies of Mount Erebus, Antarctica

Volcanological and Environmental Studies of Mount Erebus, Antarctica

How to Cite

Dunbar, N. W., Cashman, K. V. and Dupré, R. (1994) Crystallization Processes of Anorthoclase Phenocrysts in the Mount Erebus Magmatic System: Evidence from Crystal Composition, Crystal Size Distributions, and Volatile Contents of Melt Inclusions, in Volcanological and Environmental Studies of Mount Erebus, Antarctica (ed P. R. Kyle), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR066p0129

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geoscience, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro

  2. 2

    Department of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908755

Online ISBN: 9781118668177

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Keywords:

  • Erebus, Mount (Antarctica);
  • Volcanism—Antarctica—Erebus Mount, Region;
  • Volcanism—Environmental aspects—Antarctica—Erebus, Mount, Region

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Analytical Methods

  • General Observations

  • Major and Trace Element Compositions of Anorthoclase and MI

  • Volatile Contents of Melt Inclusions

  • Crystal size Distributions

  • Implications for Crystallization Processes in the Erebus Magmatic System

  • Summary