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The mantle and core

Author: R W Carlson
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2005.
Series: Treatise on geochemistry, vol. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Focuses first on remote sensing using evidence from cosmochemical, seismis, petrologic and geochemical approaches. Concludes with examination of processes that modify the composition of the mantle and core including an early magma ocean, partial melting, element partitioning between minerals and melts, etc.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R W Carlson
ISBN: 0080448488 9780080448480 0080443370 9780080443379 0080437516 9780080437514
OCLC Number: 71817351
Description: xxi, 586 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Cosmochemical estimates of mantle composition / H. Palme and Hugh St. C. O'Neill --
Seismological constraints upon mantle composition / C.R. Bina --
Sampling mantle heterogeneity through Oceanic basalts / A.W. Hofmann --
Orogenic, ophiolitic, and abyssal peridotites / J.L. Bodinier and M. Godard --
Mantle samples included in volcanic rocks / D.G. Pearson, D. Canil and S.B. Shirey --
Noble gases as mantle tracers / D.R. Hilton and d. Porcelli --
Mantle volatiles, distribution and consequences / R.W. Luth --
Melt extraction and compositional variability in mantle lithosphere / M.J. Walter --
Trace element partitioning under crustal and uppermost mantle conditions / B.J. Wood and J.D. Blundy --
Partition coefficients at high pressure and temperature / K. Righter and M.J. Drake --
Subduction zone processes and implications for changing composition of the upper and lower mantle / J.D. Morris and J.G. Ryan --
Convective mixing in the earth's mantle / P.E. Van Keken, C.J. Ballentine and E.H. Hauri --
Compositional evolution of the mantle / V.C. Bennett --
Experimental constraints on core composition / J. Li and Y. Fei --
Compositional model for the earth's core / W.F. McDonough.
Series Title: Treatise on geochemistry, vol. 2.
Responsibility: edited by R.W. Carlson.

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"...Volume 2 on the mantle and the core will be a rich source of data, concepts, and ideas indispensible for any graduate and postgraduate researcher in the field of mantle petrology." --C. Ballhaus

 
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