Minerals, Inclusions and Volcanic Processes provides mineralogists, petrologists and geochemists with insight into how microanalytical techniques are changing the way we study the formation, evolution, transport and eruption of magmas. Mineral zoning, trapped inclusions, textures and crystal-size distributions provide a history for the all of the above. The many approaches to the study of volcanic systems are examined in seventeen “review” papers, all of which are extremely well-referenced. The book will appeal to a wide audience and can be read at a variety of levels. As a result of specialization, it is extremely difficult to keep up with the latest...

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