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Post-Archean Granitic Rocks: Petrogenetic Processes and Tectonic Environments

Product Code: SP491
Series: GSL Special Publications
Author/Editor: Edited by V. Janoušek, B. Bonin, W. J. Collins, F. Farina, P. Bowden
Publication Date: 30 June 2020 (not yet published)
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Special Publication 491

Published online 21/04/2020. Print copies available when the office and warehouse re-open.


Granites (sensu lato) represent the dominant rock-type forming the upper–middle continental crust but their origin remains a matter of long-standing controversy. The granites may result from fractionation of mantle-derived basaltic magmas, or partial melting of different crustal protoliths at contrasting P–T conditions, either water-fluxed or fluid-absent. Consequently, many different mechanisms have been proposed to explain the compositional variability of granites ranging from whole igneous suites down to mineral scale. This book presents an overview of the state of the art, and envisages future avenues towards a better understanding of granite petrogenesis. Particular emphasis of this Volume is on the following topics:
  1. Compositional variability of granitic rocks generated in contrasting geodynamic settings during Proterozoic to Phanerozoic Periods, 
  2. Main permissible mechanisms producing subduction-related granites, 
  3. Crustal anatexis of different protoliths, and the role of water in granite petrogenesis, 
  4. New theoretical and analytical tools available for modelling whole-rock geochemistry, in order to decipher the sources and evolution of granitic suites.


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Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN:
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 9781786204486
Publisher: GSL
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 298
Weight: kg

Contents

Janoušek, V., Bonin, B., Collins, W. J., Farina, F. and Bowden, P. Post-Archean granitic rocks: contrasting petrogenetic processes and tectonic environments 

Bonin, B., Janoušek, V. and Moyen, J.-F. Chemical variation, modal composition and classification of granitoids 

Collins, W. J., Huang, H.-Q., Bowden, P. and Kemp, A. I. S. Repeated S–I–A-type granite trilogy in the Lachlan Orogen and geochemical contrasts with A-type granites in Nigeria: implications for petrogenesis and tectonic discrimination 

Moyen, J.-F. Granites and crustal heat budget 

Castro, A. The dual origin of I-type granites: the contribution from experiments 

Fiannacca, P., Basei, M. A. S., Cirrincione, R., Pezzino, A. and Russo, D. Water-assisted production of late-orogenic trondhjemites at magmatic and subsolidus conditions 

Nabelek, P. I. Petrogenesis of leucogranites in collisional orogens 

Mayne, M. J., Stevens, G., Moyen, J.-F. and Johnson, T. Performing process-oriented investigations involving mass transfer using Rcrust: a new phase equilibrium modelling tool 

Mayne, M. J., Stevens, G. and Moyen, J.-F. A phase equilibrium investigation of selected source controls on the composition of melt batches generated by sequential melting of an average metapelite 

Farina, F., Mayne, M. J., Stevens, G., Soorajlal, R., Frei, D. and Gerdes, A. Phase equilibria constraints on crystallization differentiation: insights into the petrogenesis of the normally zoned Buddusò Pluton in north-central Sardinia 

Janoušek, V. and Moyen, J.-F. Whole-rock geochemical modelling of granite genesis: the current state of play 

Index 

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