Serpentine Bodies in the Forearcs of Western Pacific Convergent Margins: Origin and Associated Fluids

  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. James Natland
  1. Patricia Fryer1,
  2. Michael Mottl1,
  3. Lynn Johnson2,
  4. Janet Haggerty3,
  5. Steven Phipps4 and
  6. Hirokazu Maekawa5

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM088p0259

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

How to Cite

Fryer, P., Mottl, M., Johnson, L., Haggerty, J., Phipps, S. and Maekawa, H. (1995) Serpentine Bodies in the Forearcs of Western Pacific Convergent Margins: Origin and Associated Fluids, in Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific (eds B. Taylor and J. Natland), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM088p0259

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii

  2. 2

    Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.

  3. 3

    University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma

  4. 4

    Department of Geology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  5. 5

    Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Koba University, Nada, Kobe 657 Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900452

Online ISBN: 9781118663967

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Keywords:

  • Geology—Pacific Ocean;
  • Continental margins—East Asia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Serpentine Seamounts on the Mariana and Izu-Bonin Forearcs

  • Comparison to Serpentine Bodies on Land

  • Origin and Emplacement of Forearc Serpentine Seamounts

  • Conclusions