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The life and times of silicic volcanic systems

Colin J. N. Wilson and Bruce L. A. Charlier
The life and times of silicic volcanic systems (in Enigmatic relationship between silicic volcanic and plutonic rocks, Craig C. Lundstrom (editor) and Allen F. Glazner (editor))
Elements (April 2016) 12 (2): 103-108


Silicic volcanic systems provide timed snapshots at the Earth's surface of the magmatic processes that also build complementary plutons in the crust. Links between these two realms are considered here using three Quaternary (<2.6 Ma) examples from New Zealand and the USA. In these systems, magmatic processes can be timed and the changes in magmatic conditions can be followed through the sequence of quenched volcanic eruption products. Before an eruption, magma accumulation processes can occur on timescales as short as decades, and whole magma systems can be rebuilt in millennia. Silicic volcanic processes, in general, act on timescales that are too rapid to be effectively measured in the exposed plutonic record.

ISSN: 1811-5209
Serial Title: Elements
Serial Volume: 12
Serial Issue: 2
Title: The life and times of silicic volcanic systems
Title: Enigmatic relationship between silicic volcanic and plutonic rocks
Author(s): Wilson, Colin J. N.Charlier, Bruce L. A.
Author(s): Lundstrom, Craig C.editor
Author(s): Glazner, Allen F.editor
Affiliation: Victoria University, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
Affiliation: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Department of Geology, Champaign, IL, United States
Pages: 103-108
Published: 201604
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: 30
Accession Number: 2016-036332
Categories: Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
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Secondary Affiliation: University of North Carolina, USA, United StatesOpen University, GBR, United Kingdom
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: 201618
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