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Magmatism in Extensional Structural Settings

A. B. Kampunzu

Magmatism in Extensional Structural Settings

The Phanerozoic African Plate

by A. B. Kampunzu

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ContributionsR. T. Lubala (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages664
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Open LibraryOL7445978M
ISBN 100387501363
ISBN 109780387501369

different extensional basins. Intracontinental rifts (e.g. East Africa, Lake Baikal) usually occur in thermally equilibrated crust of normal thickness. Rift settings commonly display alkali to tholeiitic magmatism, steeply dipping (") bounding faults, slip rates File Size: 1MB. Although many of the books result from meetings, the editors are expected to commission papers that were not presented at the meeting to ensure that the book provides a balanced coverage of the subject. Being accepted for presentation at the meeting does not guarantee inclusion in the book. Detachment faulting is associated with large-scale extensional ment faults often have very large displacements (tens of km) and juxtapose unmetamorphosed hanging walls against medium to high-grade metamorphic footwalls that are called metamorphic core are thought to have formed as either initially low-angle structures or by the rotation of initially high-angle.


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Magmatism in Extensional Structural Settings: The Phanerozoic African Plate Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition by A.B. Kampunzu (Editor), R.T. Lubala (Editor)Author: A.B. Kampunzu. Therefore, the African Plate provides the world's best example of the relationship between extensional magmatism and structural setting.

This first complete and up-to-date review, written by leading scientists, discusses the evolutionary model and offers a new and reliable basis for scientists working on plate tectonics and extensional areas in other continents.

Magmatism in Extensional Structural Settings: The Phanerozoic African Plate The African continent is unique in that it has escaped widespread orogenic activity after the Pan African orogenic event. The particular book Magmatism in Extensional Structural Settings: The Phanerozoic African Plate has a lot of information on it.

So when you make sure to read this book you can get a lot of gain. The book was compiled by the very famous author. The author makes some research just before write this book. Cretaceous and Cainozoic Magmatism of the Senegal Basin (West Afcrica): A Review.- 1 Introduction.- 2 Geological Setting.- Geodynamic Framework.- Structure and Stratigraphy of the Senegal Basin.- 3 Cretaceous Magmatism.- 4 Tertiary Volcanism.- Stratigraphy and Age of Volcanism.- Types of Occurrence and Volcanic Activities.- Petrographic Features of the Lavas.- 5 Quaternary.

Acknowledgements.- 10 Palaeozoic Magmatism in the Air Massif, Niger.- 1 Introduction.- 2 History of Geological Research.- 3 Geological Setting.- The Precambrian Basement.- Palaeozoic Subvolcanic Ring-Structures.- Volcanism.- 4 Structure.- Gravity Data.- Remote Sensing.- Autocorrelation Analysis.- Interpretation.- 5 Ring-Complexes of Taghouaji Type.- The.

An integrated structural, stratigraphic, geochronological, and geochemical investigation of Cenozoic volcanic and sedimentary rocks within a highly extended part of the eastern Great Basin sheds light on the interplay between magmatism.

In West Africa, the Phanerozoic igneous provinces are typically linked to extensional structural settings. They have been generated during the Palaeozoic and the Mesozoic, before convergence of the Eurasian and African plates or have been emplaced during the Cainozoic although outside the area influenced by the above lithosphere recycling (see Figs.

1 and 2 in Kampunzu and Popoff, this Vol.).Author: A. Kampunzu, D. Hermitte, T. Ongendangenda. Kampunzu, A. and Lubala, R. (editors) Magmatism in Extensional Structural Settings: The Phanerozoic African Plate. Springer, Berlin, Germany. Price DMapprox. £ (hardback). Authors: Rogers, Nick: Abstract Not Available Bibtex entry for this abstract Preferred format for this abstract (see Preferences) Find Similar.

keywords = "Basaltic facies, Influence of magmatism and tectonics on sedimentation in an extensional lake basin - upper Devonian Bunga Beds Boyd Volcanic Complex, south-eastern Australia, Influence of palaeoenvironment on eruption style, Intrabasinal magmatism - Rhyolitic facies, Rhyolite breccias - sediment contact relationships of the weakly porphyritic rhyolite bodies - implications for Cited by: The granites do intrude lower portions of the upper plate, but there is a clear extensional structural boundary between migmatites of the middle plate and low grade rocks of the upper plate (Fig.

8; Gilotti and McClelland,and references therein). Thus although the timing and chemistry of Silurian granites in Svalbard are similar to those of East Greenland, the Silurian structural setting between the. The magmatism occurred along parallel crustal fractures that developed in an extensional tectonic regime.

Because of the large areal extent of the magmatism, several workers invoked a. Synextensional magmatism leading to crustal flow in the Albion–Raft River–Grouse Creek metamorphic core complex, tural culminations of middle crustal metamorphic and igne-ous rocks that develop in extensional tectonic settings.

They were first described in the Cenozoic Basin and Range the role of magmatism in the structural. VI Sedimentary history. A horst and graben topography developed as part of the extensional tectonics of Sundaland, which resulted in the Oligocene to Lower Miocene rifting of the South China Sea marginal basin (Hutchison, ).

Middle to Late Miocene carbonates developed upon the horsts. Tertiary basin development, volcanism, and structural tilting at the west edge of the Colorado River extensional corridor is examined using single‐crystal 40Ar/39Ar ages from volcanic rocks in Ship, Piute, Little Piute, and northern Old Woman Mountains (Old Woman Mountains area).

Complications in age determination resulting from xenocrystic contamination and common excess trapped Ar are Cited by: 6.

Magmatism is one of the main processes responsible for mountain formation. The nature of magmatism depends on the tectonic setting. For example, andesitic magmatism associated with the formation of island arcs at convergent plate boundaries or basaltic magmatism at mid-ocean ridges during sea-floor spreading at divergent plate boundaries.

The unifying theme is that the effects of volcanism on lacustrine sedimentation are diverse and distinctive, and that volcaniclastic lacustrine sediments hold the key to understanding a range of processes and events that cannot be readily addressed by the study of any non-volcanic lakes.

The faults and fractures in active extensional tectonic settings such as the Basin and Range province, western U.S. and western Anatolia play a significant role both in deep circulation of geothermal fluids and in heat transfer from deep to shallow crustal levels (Faulds et al., ; Moeck, ; Cambazoğlu et al., ).The convection dominated geothermal systems in western Anatolia are Cited by: 1.

Investigation of structural controls on Tertiary intrusions of Northern Black Hills Region, SD Interaction between extensional faulting and post-collisional magmatism in Western and Central Anatolia, Turkey Structural controls on mineralization at Marigold Mine, Humboldt County.

tectonic controls of the mesozoic and cenozoic alkaline magmatism in central-southeastern brazilian platform Chapter (PDF Available) November with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Aegean/Cycladic region (AC) and the Basin and Range Province (B&R) are two of the most famous Cenozoic extensional provinces and have greatly influenced our thinking about syn-convergent back-arc extension, core complex formation, syn-extensional magmatism, and kinematic transitions.

They share numerous tectonic and structural similarities, such as a syn-convergent setting Author: D. Stockli. Crustal-scale transtensional deformation is common in intracontinental extensional settings. However, along-strike variations in the geometry, kinematics, and linkages between rift-related faults, along with controls on local magmatic plumbing, remain inadequately examined.

In this study, we conducted geologic mapping of active structures within central and northern Owens Valley of eastern Author: D. Levy, P. Haproff, A. Yin. poorly characterized in terms of favorable settings and structural-stratigraphic controls.

In order to characterize the structural controls on geothermal systems in active extensional settings, we have analyzed numerous fields in the western Great Basin (USA) and western Turkey through integrated geologic and geophysical investigations.

About Cookies, including instructions on how to turn off cookies if you wish to do so. By continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in. Structural Geology - by Haakon Fossen July Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Structural Geology H. and Fossen, H.,Mechanisms for folding of high-grade rocks in extensional tectonic settings. Earth-Sciences Review – Krabbendam, M. and Leslie Author: Haakon Fossen. Experts in the field offer the first comprehensive review of the tectonics and magmatism of backarc basins, covering their initial rift stage to mature spreading.

Complete with numerous illustrations, each of the twelve chapters focuses on a young, active backarc basin of the circum-Pacific-where volcano-tectonic processes are best studied because of their activity.5/5(1).

Surface processes and magmatism condition the structural evolution of continental rifts and passive margins through mechanical and thermal effects on the lithosphere rheology. However, their inter-relationships in extensional settings are largely unknown.

Here, I use coupled thermo-mechanical geodynamic and landscape evolution numerical modeling to assess the links between erosion of rift. Variations in structural style are also apparent across strike of the orogen; for example, crustal shortening and strike-slip faulting in coastal California are concurrent with extensional faulting and basaltic volcanism in the adjacent, and inboard, Basin and Range province.

This. Mechanical constraints on fault geometries and structural styles in extensional geologic settings: Authors: Sedimentary basin processes, TECTONOPHYSICS, Tectonics and magmatism, TECTONOPHYSICS structures in rift basins will help to provide a useful framework for understanding the connection between the observed structural.

Because of the large areal extent of the magmatism, several workers invoked a mantle plume model for the origin of the Malani igneous province. Geological observations suggest, however, that Malani volcanism resulted from extensional tectonics. The magmatism had an intracratonic rift setting, and a deep mantle plume is neither necessary nor viable.

Analysis of Structural Traps in Extensional Settings - ESS. Extensional structures provide some of the world's largest known oil reservoirs and remain one of the major frontier plays of the immediate future, both onshore and, particularly, in deep water offshore.

3D seismic has revolutionized structural mapping. Thermal perturbation, re-equilibration and the accompanying magmatism in plate-interior settings is likely to be an important process for the rejuvenation and refertilization of cratonic regions Cited by: magmatism, tectonics and mineralization of the Rho-dope region.

Emphasis is placed on comparing the tectonic and volcanic setting of hydrothermal depos-its, the space and time relationships between deforma-tion, magmatism and ore deposition, and the likely. 1 Introduction [2] Metamorphic core complexes are dome‐shaped structural culminations of middle crustal metamorphic and igneous rocks that develop in extensional tectonic settings.

They were first described in the Cenozoic Basin and Range province of the western U.S., where they occur in a sinuous zone ~– km west of the easternmost limit of the Mesozoic thrust belt (Figure 1a).Cited by: Structural setting and U–Pb zircon geochronology of the Glen Scaddle Metagabbro: evidence for polyphase Scandian ductile deformation in the Caledonides of northern Scotland - Volume Issue 3 - R.

STRACHAN, J. EVANSCited by: The Andes of central Chile contain the world’s largest concentrations of Cu and Mo in two porphyry-type deposits of late Miocene to early Pliocene age: Rio Blanco-Los Bronces and El Teniente. The mineral deposits are hosted by a belt of Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks.

The geologic evolution of this late Eocene to early Pliocene magmatic arc is characterized by the opening and Cited by: 1. Precambrian Research publishes studies on all aspects of the early stages of the composition, structure and evolution of the Earth and its planetary neighbours.

With a focus on process-oriented and comparative studies, it covers, but is not restricted to, subjects such as: (1) Chemical, biological, biochemical and cosmochemical evolution; the. Should extensional exhumation accompany thrusting, the time interval between thickening and magmatism would be reduced in duration.

The above model provides insights into the spatial and temporal association of magmatism, metamorphism and deformation exhibited in. Eruptive magmatism, however, is not present in the central RGR until the middle Miocene, and the lack of regional magmatism suggests that the onset of magmatism cannot be used as an indicator for whole rift initiation, although it is a potentially useful indicator for understanding spatial variability in the mechanisms of extensional : Alyssa L.

Abbey, Alyssa L. Abbey, Nathan A. Niemi. setting, with rifting and subsequent thermal phase during Neocomian to Late Cretaceous. During the Cenozoic, the Abrolhos magmatism occurred in the basin with peaks during the Paleocene and Eocene. In this period, there was a kinematic inversion in the basin represented by folds related to reverse faults.

Slip along the north–south zones in an extensional setting initiated synchronously with magmatic activity at – Ga. Tectonic inversion steered by accretion to a craton to the east, involving crustal shortening, ductile strain and crustal melting, occurred at – Ga.

Deformation along shear zones under lower-grade conditions Cited by: 9.t 0 is the initial crustal thickness and t 1 is the final crustal thickness. It is also the equivalent of the strain parameter stretch. Low beta factor. In areas of relatively low crustal stretching, the dominant structures are high to moderate angle normal faults, with associated half grabens and tilted fault blocks.

High beta factor. In areas of high crustal stretching, individual. Overall tectonic setting The tectonics of the EARS are affected by the diverging plates. The lithosphere undergoes extensional strain locally, as a result faulting and subsidence occurs in the crust, creating elongated rifts.

The resulting ductile thinning in .