The Plutonic Foundation of a Slow-Spreading Ridge

  1. Robert A. Duncan,
  2. David K. Rea,
  3. Robert B. Kidd,
  4. Ulrich von Rad and
  5. Jeffrey K. Weissel
  1. Henry J. B. Dick1,
  2. Paul T. Robinson2 and
  3. Peter S. Meyer3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM070p0001

Synthesis of Results from Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean

Synthesis of Results from Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean

How to Cite

Dick, H. J. B., Robinson, P. T. and Meyer, P. S. (1992) The Plutonic Foundation of a Slow-Spreading Ridge, in Synthesis of Results from Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean (eds R. A. Duncan, D. K. Rea, R. B. Kidd, U. von Rad and J. K. Weissel), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM070p0001

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Ma 02543, USA

  2. 2

    Centre for Marine Geology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3J5

  3. 3

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908229

Online ISBN: 9781118668030

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Keywords:

  • Geology—Indian Ocean;
  • Paleoceanography—Indian Ocean

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduct

  • Tectonic Setting

  • Geology of the Atlantis II Fracture Zone and Site 735

  • Emplacement Mechanism of the 735B Gabbros

  • Igneous Stratigraphy

  • Primary Gabbros (Gabbronorite and Olivine Gabbro)

  • Troctolites Gabbros and Microgabbros

  • Igneous Chemistry

  • Deformation

  • Tectonic Stratigraphy

  • Alteration

  • Conclusio