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Tectonic controls on magma chemistry

Tectonic controls on magma chemistry

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magmas -- Congresses.,
  • Geochemistry -- Congresses.,
  • Geology, Structural -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal of Volcanology and geothermal research.
    Statementedited by S.D. Weaver and R.W. Johnson.
    ContributionsWeaver, S. D., Johnson, R. W., International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth"s Interior., Royal Society of New Zealand., Symposium "Geochemistry of Eruptive Magmas-Tectonic Controls on Petrogenesis" (1986 : Auckland, N.Z., etc.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE461 .T38 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2390779M
    ISBN 100444428623
    LC Control Number87020118

    As magma moves upward it begins to cool, and minerals begin to differentiate. A very hot magma assimilates the country rock it is moving through—that is, the country rock in contact with the magma melts and becomes part of the magma. If a magma assimilates a large amount of country rock, the chemistry of the magma changes. The tectonic stresses can significantly affect the propagation of a magma-filled crack. It has been pointed out that the rheological boundaries control the emplacement of magmas through the effect.

    The complexity of the Krafla volcano and its geothermal system(s) has puzzled geoscientists for decades. New and old geoscientific studies are reviewed in order to shed some light on this complexity. The geological structure and history of the volcano is more complex than hitherto believed. The visible ka caldera hosts, now buried, an 80 ka inner caldera. The defining characteristic of igneous rocks is that at one time they were molten and part of magmas or lavas. A magma is a body of molten rock that occurs below the surface of the earth. When magma rises along a deep fault and pours out on the earth's surface, it is termed lava. This material then cooled to form a variety of intrusive and extrusive igneous rocks.

      Magma genesis, migration, and eruption have played prominent roles in the chemical differentiation of the Earth. Plate tectonics has provided the framework of tectonic environments for different suites of igneous rocks and the dynamic mechanisms for moving masses of rock into melting regions. Petrology is rooted in geophysics. Thermodynamically, magma will dissolve gases more readily when the confining pressure on the magma is greater than the vapor pressure of the dissolved components. Glacial buildup typically occurs at high elevations, which are also the home to most continental volcanoes. Buildup of ice can cause a magma chamber to fail and crystallize underground.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers selected from those presented at the Symposium "Geochemistry of Eruptive Magmas--Tectonic Controls on Petrogenesis" held at the International Volcanological Congress, Auckland-Hamilton-Rotorua, New Zealand, 1st-9th Feb.sponsored by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's.

1. Introduction. Rates of magma generation and emplacement differ markedly between different tectonic settings (e.g., Zellmer and Annen, ).While extensional regimes generally result in rapid magma ascent through dykes, intra-plate settings may promote magma storage and differentiation within the crust due to sill emplacement and increased geothermal by:   Tectonic controls on magma genesis and evolution in the northwestern United States.

In: S.D. Weaver and R.W. Johnson (Editors), Tectonic Controls on Magma by: Tectonic controls on tholeiitic and calc‐alkaline magmatism in the Aleutian Arc. The chemistry of the least differentiated basalts at both types of centers is similar and suggests a common parent magma, probably derived from mantle peridotite.

Cited by: 1. Introduction [2] Dike intrusion is the quantum event of crustal accretion at divergent plate boundaries such as oceanic spreading centers and continental rifts [e.g., Delaney et al., ].Dikes appear to accommodate most of the separation of tectonic plates at mid‐ocean ridges and seismic layer 2b of oceanic crust is thought to be composed mainly of dikes [MacDonald, ].Cited by: Zircon age spectra from British Caledonian magmas are weighted according to surface area to investigate tectonic controls on magma generation and emplacement.

The area-weighted age spectra reveal an apparent absence of granitic magmatism during Iapetus subduction and a predominance of post-subduction magmas.

The tectonic position of Aleutian arc volcanic centers and their magmatic differentiation trends (calc‐alkaline or tholeiitic) appear to correlate. From °W to °E, the volcanoes form four major arc segments that coincide with earthquake aftershock zones and major geographic features on both the upper and lower plates.

Tectonic setting is the principal controlling factor of lithology, chemistry, and preservation of sediment accumulations in their depocenters, the sedimentary basins. The latest classification of Ingersoll and Busby () assigns sedimentary basins into five major groups based on their relationship to plate boundaries (Figure 4).

Tectonic–climatic interaction is the interrelationship between tectonic processes and the climate system. The tectonic processes in question include orogenesis, volcanism, and erosion, while relevant climatic processes include atmospheric circulation, orographic lift, monsoon circulation and the rain shadow the geological record of past climate changes over millions of years is.

Magma collects in magma chambers in the crust at kilometers ( miles) beneath the surface of a volcano. The words that describe composition of igneous rocks also describe magma composition. Mafic magmas are low in silica and contain more dark, magnesium and iron rich.

The above numerical models have shown different implications for the linkage between tectonic style and COT type of magma‐poor conjugate rifted margins.

During continental extension, a feedback between the rheology of the lower crust and the extension velocity strongly controls the onset of. The Eastern Mediterranean region is a classic area for the study of tectonic processes and settings related to the development of the Tethyan orogenic belt.

The present set of research and synthesis papers by earth scientists from countries in this region and others provides an up-to-date, interdisciplinary overview of the tectonic development.

Adam Soule, in The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes (Second Edition), 4 Magma Storage. Magma generation beneath MORs occurs through decompression melting of upwelling mantle in response to plate separation. The melt-producing region is believed to be on the order of km wide at its base and narrows at shallower depths as mantle flow lines become horizontal (and thus cease melting.

Mantle Dynamics and Plate Tectonics). Magmas from the mantle play an important role in the evolution of the Earth and its continents. Magma genesis, the formation of magma chambers in the crust and the processes that change the compositions of magmas en route.

Mutual relationships of mobile lithospheric plates define two distinct tectonic environments each characterized by diagnostic magmatism.

A compressional environment occurs at loci of plate convergence; quartz‐ and hypersthene‐normative intermediate, acid and basic members of the calc‐alkaline orogenic suite are emplaced above a dipping seismic zone.

During all these stages magmatic sulfides exert a major control on the budget of ore-forming metals in the magma. High metal concentrations in mafic arc magmas are favored by low degrees of partial melting in the mantle source region, and by limited removal (or.

We have modeled the genesis of primary mantle-derived magma to explore the controls exerted on its Ni-Cu ore potential by water content, pressure, and mantle potential temperature (T p).During decompression melting, Ni concentration in primary magma decreases with an increasing degree of melting, which is in contradiction to long-held understanding obtained from previous isobaric.

Tectonic stress and magma chamber size as controls on dike propagation: Constraints from the – Krafla rifting episode W. Roger Buck,1 Pa´ll Einarsson,2 and Bryndı´s Brandsdo´ttir2 Received 9 June ; revised 27 April ; accepted 30 June ; published 9 December The Science Behind Volcanoes A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet's surface or crust, which allows hot magma, volcanic ash and gases to escape from the magma chamber below the surface.

Volcanoes are generally found where tectonic plates are diverging or converging. When tectonic plates spread apart they can give rise to a mid-ocean ridge, a mountainous formation abundant in igneous rock less than 10 million years old — fresh on the geological timescale.

Since volcanic eruptions are caused by magma (a mixture of liquid rock, crystals, and dissolved gas) expelled onto the Earth's surface, we must first discuss the characteristics of magma and how magmas form in the Earth.

Characteristics of Magma. Types of Magma Types of magma are determined by chemical composition of the magma.During an event, magma pressure is reduced linearly with the magma volume withdrawn from the chamber.

Relative tectonic tension in the lithosphere is reduced linearly as the dike width increases. A dike begins propagation when the driving pressure equals the "breakout'' pressure needed to force the magma out of the chamber.magmatic systems.

Thirdly, tectonic controls on the geometry of the plumbing systems differ consider-ably. Ocean ridges are in extension, resulting in rapid magma ascent through dykes and movement From:ANNEN,C.&ZELLMER, G. F. (eds) Dynamics of Crustal Magma Transfer, Storage and .