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Magma production rates for intraoceanic arcs

Brian R. Jicha and Oliver Jagoutz
Magma production rates for intraoceanic arcs (in Arc magmatic tempos, Scott R. Paterson (editor) and Mihai Ducea (editor))
Elements (April 2015) 11 (2): 105-111


Intraoceanic volcanic arcs have long been recognized as sites where continental crust is created. Yet, despite their importance to understanding magmatic systems and the evolution of our planet, very little is known about their long-term rates of magma production and crust formation. Constraining both crustal construction and destruction processes at intraoceanic arcs allows for improved estimates of magma production. Our revised magma production rates for active intraoceanic arcs are consistent with those calculated for mid-ocean ridge segments that have slow to moderate spreading rates. This is surprising because magma production at intraoceanic arcs has traditionally been assumed to be significantly less than that at mid-ocean ridges.

ISSN: 1811-5209
Serial Title: Elements
Serial Volume: 11
Serial Issue: 2
Title: Magma production rates for intraoceanic arcs
Title: Arc magmatic tempos
Author(s): Jicha, Brian R.Jagoutz, Oliver
Author(s): Paterson, Scott R.editor
Author(s): Ducea, Mihaieditor
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Geoscience, Madison, WI, United States
Affiliation: University of Southern California, Separtment of Earth Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Pages: 105-111
Published: 201504
Text Language: English
Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America and Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland and Mineralogical Association of Canada and Geochemical Society and Clay Minerals Society, International
References: 31
Accession Number: 2015-052349
Categories: Igneous and metamorphic petrologySolid-earth geophysics
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. incl. 1 table, sketch maps
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Secondary Affiliation: University of Arizona, USA, United StatesMassachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, United States
Country of Publication: International
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Abstract, copyright, Mineralogical Society of America. Reference includes data from GeoScienceWorld, Alexandria, VA, United States
Update Code: 201524
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