Flood Basalts and Magmatic Ni, Cu, and PGE Sulphide Mineralization: Comparative Geochemistry of the Noril'sk (Siberian Traps) and West Greenland Sequences

  1. John J. Mahoney and
  2. Millard F. Coffin
  1. Peter C. Lightfoot1 and
  2. Chris J. Hawkesworth2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM100p0357

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

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

How to Cite

Lightfoot, P. C. and Hawkesworth, C. J. (1997) Flood Basalts and Magmatic Ni, Cu, and PGE Sulphide Mineralization: Comparative Geochemistry of the Noril'sk (Siberian Traps) and West Greenland Sequences, 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/GM100p0357

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth Sciences, the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3B1, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Earth Sciences, the Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK

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

  • Controls on the Formation of Magmatic Sulphides

  • Comparative Geology and Geochemistry of the Siberian Traps and West Greenland CFB

  • Discussion

  • Summary