Rajmahal Basalts, Eastern India: Mantle Sources and Melt Distribution at a Volcanic Rifted Margin

  1. John J. Mahoney and
  2. Millard F. Coffin
  1. W. Kent1,
  2. A. D. Saunders1,
  3. P. D. Kempton2 and
  4. N. C. Ghose3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM100p0145

Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism

Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism

How to Cite

Kent, W., Saunders, A. D., Kempton, P. D. and Ghose, N. C. (1997) Rajmahal Basalts, Eastern India: Mantle Sources and Melt Distribution at a Volcanic Rifted Margin, in Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism (eds J. J. Mahoney and M. F. Coffin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM100p0145

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, University of Leicester, Leicester Le17RH, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Nerc Isotope Geosciences Laboratory, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth, Nottingham NG12 5GG, United Kingdom

  3. 3

    Department of Geology, Patna University, Patna 800 005 Bihar, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900827

Online ISBN: 9781118664346

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Keywords:

  • Flood basalts;
  • Volcanism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geological Background

  • Cretaceous Volcanism in and Around the Eastern Indian Ocean

  • Geochemistry

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions