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Middle Miocene volcanism in the vicinity of the Middle Hungarian zone: Evidence for an inherited enriched mantle source

Kovacs, Istvan; Szabo, Csaba

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Middle Miocene igneous rocks in the vicinity of the Middle Hungarian zone (MHZ) show a number of subduction-related geochemical characteristics. Many of these characteristics appear to be time-integrated, showing a decreasing subduction signature with time. In contrast to previous models, which suggest southward-dipping subduction of European lithosphere beneath the Alcapa microplate (along the Western Carpathians) is responsible for the chemical characteristics seen in middle Miocene...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33297
Source: Journal of Geodynamics
DOI: 10.1016/j.jog.2007.06.002

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