Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges: Constraints from Volcanological and Geochemical Investigations

  1. W. Roger Buck,
  2. Paul T. Delaney,
  3. Jeffrey A. Karson and
  4. Yves Lagabrielle
  1. Michael R. Perfit1 and
  2. William W. Chadwick Jr.2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM106p0059

Faulting and Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges

Faulting and Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Perfit, M. R. and Chadwick, W. W. (1998) Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges: Constraints from Volcanological and Geochemical Investigations, in Faulting and Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges (eds W. Roger Buck, P. T. Delaney, J. A. Karson and Y. Lagabrielle), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM106p0059

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville

  2. 2

    Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900896

Online ISBN: 9781118664506

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Keywords:

  • Sea-floor spreading (Geology);
  • Faults (Geology);
  • Magmatism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges

  • Recent Eruptive Events and Associated Structures

  • Analytical Dating Techniques for Young Lavas

  • Compositional Variations of Mid-Ocean Ridge Basalts

  • Discussion and Conclusions