Metal Deposits in Relation to Plate Tectonics

I attempt this volume with no small degree of trepidation, for despite the near universal acceptance of plate tectonic theory, and the undeniable sweep and power of the concepts in­ volved, points of controversy and uncertainty still abound. This is especially true with regard to the limited extent...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sawkins, F. J.
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1984, 1984
Edition:1st ed. 1984
Series:Minerals, Rocks and Mountains
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Plate Tectonics and Geology
  • I Convergent Plate Boundary Environments
  • 1 Principal Arcs and Their Associated Metal Deposits
  • 2 Metal Deposits on the Inner Sides of Principal Arcs
  • 3 Metal Deposits of Arc-Related Rifts
  • 4 Additional Aspects of Arc-Related Metallogeny
  • II Divergent Plate Boundary Environments
  • 5 Metallogeny of Oceanic-Type Crust
  • 6 Intracontinental Hotspots, Anorogenic Magmatism, and Associated Metal Deposits
  • 7 Metal Deposits Associated with the Early Stages of Continental Rifting
  • 8 Metal Deposits Related to Advanced Stages of Rifting
  • III Collisional Environments and Other Matters
  • 9 Metal Deposits in Relation to Collision Events
  • 10 Metal Deposits and Plate Tectonics — an Attempt at Perspective
  • Afterword
  • References