PETROGENESIS OF THE LARGEST INTRAPLATE VOLCANIC FIELD ON THE ARABIAN PLATE (JORDAN): A MIXED LITHOSPHERE-ASTHENOSPHERE SOURCE ACTIVATED BY LITHOSPHERIC EXTENSION

J E Shaw, J A Baker, M A Menzies, M F Thirlwall, K M Ibrahim

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1657-1679
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of Petrology
Volume44
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2003

Keywords

  • asthenosphere
  • intraplate volcanism
  • Jordan
  • lithospheric mantle
  • Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes
  • ALKALI BASALT PROVINCE
  • RED-SEA RIFT
  • TRACE-ELEMENT
  • SAUDI-ARABIA
  • FLOOD BASALTS
  • RARE-EARTH
  • FRACTIONAL CRYSTALLIZATION
  • ISOTOPIC CHARACTERISTICS
  • CONTINENTAL LITHOSPHERE
  • CRUSTAL CONTAMINATION

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