The Paraná-Etendeka Province

  1. John J. Mahoney and
  2. Millard F. Coffin
  1. David W. Peate

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM100p0217

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

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

How to Cite

Peate, D. W. (1997) The Paraná-Etendeka Province, 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/GM100p0217

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth Sciences, the Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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

  • Basalt Magma Types

  • Intrusive Magmatism

  • Relationship of Magmatism to Opening of the South Atlantic Ocean

  • Shallow-Level Processes in Paraná-Etendeka Basalt Petrogenesis

  • Mantle Origins of the Paraná-Etendeka Basalts

  • Rhyolite Magma Types and Petrogenesis

  • Parana-Etendeka Flood Basalts and Mass Extinctions?