A Thermotectonic Model for Preservation of Ultrahigh-Pressure Phases in Metamorphosed Continental Crust

  1. Gray E. Bebout,
  2. David W. Scholl,
  3. Stephen H. Kirby and
  4. John P. Platt
  1. W. G. Ernst1 and
  2. Simon M. Peacock2

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM096p0171

Subduction Top to Bottom

Subduction Top to Bottom

How to Cite

Ernst, W. G. and Peacock, S. M. (1996) A Thermotectonic Model for Preservation of Ultrahigh-Pressure Phases in Metamorphosed Continental Crust, in Subduction Top to Bottom (eds G. E. Bebout, D. W. Scholl, S. H. Kirby and J. P. Platt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM096p0171

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900780

Online ISBN: 9781118664575

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Subduction zones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Brief Summary of Ultrahigh-Pressure Complexes

  • Decompression P-T Trajectories of Uhp Complexes Inferred From Mineralogy

  • Thermal Modelling of Uhp Terranes–the Imtportance of Being Thin