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Slab melting beneath the Cascade Arc driven by dehydration of altered oceanic peridotite
Walowski, K.J.; Wallace, P.J.; Hauri, E.H.; Wada, I.; Clynne, M.A. (2015). Slab melting beneath the Cascade Arc driven by dehydration of altered oceanic peridotite. Nature Geoscience 8(5): 404 - 408. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2417
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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    Marine

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  • Walowski, K.J.
  • Wallace, P.J.
  • Hauri, E.H.
  • Wada, I.
  • Clynne, M.A.

Abstract
    Fluid transport in subduction zones is complex. Geochemical analysis of lavas from the Cascade Arc shows that dehydration of the deep slab interior can trigger melting in the outer part of the subducting slab in young, hot subduction zones.

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