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petrogenesis

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The origin and evolutionary history of rocks, especially igneous rocks. Compare petrography. See petrology.

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petrology, petrography, petrogenesis

Judith M. Bunbury.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 732 words.

Petra is the Greek for rock. Petrology is the science of rocks; petrography and petrogenesis are subdisciplines: petrography is concerned

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petrogenesis

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The origin and evolutionary history of rocks, especially igneous rocks. Compare petrography. See petrology.

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petrogenesis

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 15 words.

The origin and evolutionary history of rocks, especially igneous rocks. Compare petrography. See petrology.

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petrogenesis

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 15 words.

The origin and evolutionary history of rocks, especially *igneous rocks. Compare petrography. See petrology.

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petrogenesis

Edited by Paul L. Hancock and Brian J. Skinner.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 5 words.

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Petrogenesis of Tertiary Alkaline Magmas in the Siebengebirge, Germany

S. Jung, K. Vieten, R. L. Romer, K. Mezger, S. Hoernes and M. Satir.

in Journal of Petrology

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 15539 words.

Basanites from the Tertiary Siebengebirge area of Germany (part of the Central European Volcanic Province; CEVP) have high Mg# (>0·60), moderate to high Cr (>300 ppm) and Ni (>200 ppm)...

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Petrogenesis of Tertiary Mafic Alkaline Magmas in the Hocheifel, Germany

CAROLINE JUNG, STEFAN JUNG, EDGAR HOFFER and JASPER BERNDT.

in Journal of Petrology

August 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 12296 words.

Primitive nephelinites and basanites from the Tertiary Hocheifel area of Germany (part of the Central European Volcanic Province; CEVP) have high Mg-number (>0·64), high Cr and Ni contents...

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Flood Basalts, Basalt Floods or Topless Bushvelds? Lunar Petrogenesis Revisited

M. J. O’HARA.

in Journal of Petrology

November 2000; p ublished online November 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 84443 words.

There is a conspicuous dichotomy in the conventional model of lunar petrogenesis between the total intra-crustal differentiation postulated for the products of feldspathic volcanism in the...

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Dacite Petrogenesis on Mid-Ocean Ridges: Evidence for Oceanic Crustal Melting and Assimilation

V. D. Wanless, M. R. Perfit, W. I. Ridley and E. Klein.

in Journal of Petrology

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 16566 words.

Whereas the majority of eruptions at oceanic spreading centers produce lavas with relatively homogeneous mid-ocean ridge basalt (MORB) compositions, the formation of tholeiitic andesites...

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Boninites and Adakites from the Northern Termination of the Tonga Trench: Implications for Adakite Petrogenesis

Trevor J. Falloon, Leonid V. Danyushevsky, Anthony J. Crawford, Sebastian Meffre, Jon D. Woodhead and Sherman H. Bloomer.

in Journal of Petrology

April 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 10166 words.

Adakitic rocks were recovered by dredging from the northern termination of the Tonga Trench during the 1984 voyage of the R.V. Natsushima and the 1996 voyage of the R.V. Melville. These...

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