Evolution and classification of orogenic volcanic rocks

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Authors:Baker, P. E.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Univ. Nottingham, Dep. Geol., University Park, United Kingdom
Volume Title:Andesites; orogenic andesites and related rocks
Volume Authors:Thorpe, R. S., editor
Source:Andesites; orogenic andesites and related rocks, edited by R. S. Thorpe, p.11-23. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, United Kingdom. ISBN: 0-471-28034-8
Publication Date:1982
Note:In English. 85 refs.A Wiley-Interscience publ.; 3 tables
Summary:The different volcanic assemblages of orogenic regions are reviewed, i.e. the tholeiitic, calc-alkaline, and shoshonitic associations. Their geochemical characteristics are compared. [A.H.]
Subjects:Andesites; Basalts; Basins; Boninite; Calc-alkalic composition; Chemical composition; Classification; Igneous rocks; Island arcs; Marginal basins; Orogeny; Plate tectonics; Shoshonite; Subduction; Tholeiite; Volcanic rocks; Volcanism; Volcanology; Evolution
Abstract Numbers:82M/4719
Record ID:1983025809
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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