This hardbound book in 556 pages covers a range of topics discussing the physics and chemistry of mantle plumes and their relationship to ore-forming processes. Part 1 consists of five chapters devoted to the internal structure of the Earth, the controls of plume formation and the geological features at the Earth’s surface, such as large igneous provinces and intracontinental rifts, that are considered to be the result of plume activity. Part 2 comprises ten chapters that describe in detail the ore deposits, including orthomagmatic deposits and a range of hydrothermal ores, that are considered to have direct or indirect links...

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