Structure of Modern Oceanic Crust and Ophiolites and Implications for Faulting and Magmatism at Oceanic Spreading Centers

  1. W. Roger Buck,
  2. Paul T. Delaney,
  3. Jeffrey A. Karson and
  4. Yves Lagabrielle
  1. Yildirim Dilek1,
  2. Eldridge M. Moores2 and
  3. Harald Furnes3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM106p0219

Faulting and Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges

Faulting and Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Dilek, Y., Moores, E. M. and Furnes, H. (1998) Structure of Modern Oceanic Crust and Ophiolites and Implications for Faulting and Magmatism at Oceanic Spreading Centers, 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/GM106p0219

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, University of California, Davis, California, USA

  3. 3

    Geologisk Institutt, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen, Norway

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

  • Ophiolite-Ocean Crust Analogy

  • Variations in Crustal Structure of Modern Oceanic Crust

  • Internal Architecture of Modern Oceanic Crust

  • Internal Structure of Ancient Oceanic Crust as Observed in Ophiolites

  • Structural Processes at Oceanic Spreading Centers and Spatial and Temporal Relations Between Magmatism and Faulting

  • Conclusion