Does Fracture Zone Subduction Increase Sediment Flux and Mantle Melting in Subduction Zones? Trace Element Evidence from Aleutian Arc Basalt

  1. Gray E. Bebout,
  2. David W. Scholl,
  3. Stephen H. Kirby and
  4. John P. Platt
  1. Bradley S. Singer1,
  2. William P. Leeman2,
  3. Matthew F. Thirlwall3 and
  4. Nicholas W. Rogers4

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM096p0285

Subduction Top to Bottom

Subduction Top to Bottom

How to Cite

Singer, B. S., Leeman, W. P., Thirlwall, M. F. and Rogers, N. W. (1996) Does Fracture Zone Subduction Increase Sediment Flux and Mantle Melting in Subduction Zones? Trace Element Evidence from Aleutian Arc Basalt, 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/GM096p0285

Author Information

  1. 1

    Départment de Minéralogie, Université de Genève, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Rice University, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

  3. 3

    Geology Department, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London, U.K.

  4. 4

    Department of Earth Sciences, the Open University, Milton Keynes, U.K.

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900780

Online ISBN: 9781118664575

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Keywords:

  • Subduction zones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Trace Elements in Aleutian Basalts

  • Discussion

  • Implications