|Ocean rises are products of variable mantle composition, temperature and focused melting|Dick, H.J.B.; Zhou, H. (2015). Ocean rises are products of variable mantle composition, temperature and focused melting. Nature Geoscience 8(1): 68-74. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2318
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The composition of mid-ocean ridge basalts varies with the properties of the mantle that feeds the ridges. Thermodynamic calculations of melt evolution suggest that most of the mantle melting occurs by an overlooked mechanism, focused melting.