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Island-arc ankaramites: primitive melts from fluxed refractory lherzolitic mantle

Green, David; Schmidt, M; Hibberson, William


The distinctive island-arc ankaramites exemplified by the active Vanuatu arc may be produced by melting of refractory lherzolite under conditions in which melting is fluxed by H2O + CO2. Parental picritic ankaramite magmas with maximum CaO/Al2O3 to ≥1.5

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Petrology


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