Basalt is a common extrusive igneous (volcanic) rock formed from the rapid
cooling of basaltic .... On Earth, most basalt magmas have formed by
decompression melting of the mantle. Basalt commonly e...
Basaltic magmas that form the oceanic crust of the Earth are generated in the
asthenosphere at a depth of about 70 kilometres. The mantle rocks located at ...
Apr 12, 2004 ... Basalt is by far the most common volcanic rock type. Basaltic magma is formed by
partial melting of material from the upper mantle, and and is ...
Partial melting always produces a magma that is less mafic than the parent rock.
... Beneath a mid-ocean ridge basaltic magma rises and pools in a magma ...
Basalt and granite actually have quite a bit in common. Both are igneous rocks,
which means that they cooled from a magma (the earth gets very hot just below ...
Basaltic magma is the initial material to form from the mantle. Ultramafic (
peridotite) is what is left over. Discuss ophiolites. Mafic (basaltic) magmas - High
in iron, ...
Noun. (plural basaltic magmas). Fluid rock material of basaltic origin. English
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on the Origin of Mesozoic-Cenozoic Basaltic Volcanism in Eastern China. < 1 >.
Abstract. Some basic concepts of basaltic magma generation and evolution are ...
Basaltic magmas are formed by partial melting of a source rock of peridotitic
composition (pyrolite) under upper mantle conditions. Experimental studies of the
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Origin of Basaltic Magma. Geology ... Common petrographic differences between
tholeiitic and alkaline basalts ... Alkaline basalts generated at ocean islands.