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A multi-sill magma plumbing system beneath the axis of the East Pacific Rise
Marjanovic, M.; Carbotte, S.M.; Carton, H.; Nedimovic, M.R.; Mutter, J.C.; Canales, J.P. (2014). A multi-sill magma plumbing system beneath the axis of the East Pacific Rise . Nature Geoscience 7(11): 825–829. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2272
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Marjanovic, M.
  • Carbotte, S.M.
  • Carton, H.
  • Nedimovic, M.R.
  • Mutter, J.C.
  • Canales, J.P.

Abstract
    At mid-ocean ridges, upper oceanic crust forms from a central magma reservoir, but it is unclear how the lower crust forms. Seismic data from the East Pacific Rise identify a series of smaller magma lenses that help form the lower crust.

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