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The polygenetic Ingalls ophiolite complex in the central Cascades, Washington, is one of several Middle to Late Jurassic ophiolites of the North American Cordillera. It consists primarily of mantle tectonites. High-temperature mylonitic peridotite, overprinted by serpentinite mélange (Navaho Divide fault zone), separates harzburgite and dunite in the south from lherzolite in the north. Crustal units of the ophiolite occur as steeply dipping, kilometer-scale fault blocks within the Navaho Divide fault zone. These units are the Iron Mountain, Esmeralda Peaks, and Ingalls sedimentary rocks.

Volcanic rocks of the Iron Mountain unit have transitional within-plate–enriched mid-ocean-ridge basalt affinities, and a rhyolite yields...

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