Siberian Traps

  1. John J. Mahoney and
  2. Millard F. Coffin
  1. Mukul Sharma

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM100p0273

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

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

How to Cite

Sharma, M. (1997) Siberian Traps, 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/GM100p0273

Author Information

  1. The Lunatic Asylum of the Charles Arms Laboratory, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

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

  • Geologic Setting

  • Age of Siberian Volcanism

  • Siberian Flood Volcanism and the Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction

  • Are the Siberian Flood Basalts the Result of a Starting Plume?

  • Temporal Geochemical and Isotopic Variations

  • Mantle Sources, Crystal Fractionation and Contamination

  • Models of Generation of Siberian Traps

  • Where do We Go from Here?