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Petrology of Plutonic Xenoliths and Volcanic Rocks from Grenada, Lesser Antilles

Stamper, C C; Blundy, J.D.; Arculus, Richard; Melekhova, E


Grenada is the southernmost island in the Lesser Antilles arc, a chain of subduction-related volcanoes distinguished by its diversity of magma composition and unusually abundant plutonic xenoliths, many with cumulate textures. We have determined the mineral compositions of a newly collected, extensive suite of plutonic xenoliths from Grenada and examined their relationship with the lavas in an attempt to explore the role of intra-crustal processes on magmatic evolution. The plutonic assemblages...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Petrology
DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egu027


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