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Title The mantle and core / edited by R.W. Carlson
Edition First edition
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 586 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Treatise on geochemistry ; vol. 2
Treatise on geochemistry ; vol. 2
Contents Cosmochemical estimates of mantle composition / H. Palme and Hugh St. C. O'Neill -- Seismological constraints upon mantle composition / C.R. Bina -- Sampling mantle heterogeneity through Oceanic basalts / A.W. Hofmann -- Orogenic, ophiolitic, and abyssal peridotites / J.L. Bodinier and M. Godard -- Mantle samples included in volcanic rocks / D.G. Pearson, D. Canil and S.B. Shirey -- Noble gases as mantle tracers / D.R. Hilton and d. Porcelli -- Mantle volatiles, distribution and consequences / R.W. Luth -- Melt extraction and compositional variability in mantle lithosphere / M.J. Walter -- Trace element partitioning under crustal and uppermost mantle conditions / B.J. Wood and J.D. Blundy -- Partition coefficients at high pressure and temperature / K. Righter and M.J. Drake -- Subduction zone processes and implications for changing composition of the upper and lower mantle / J.D. Morris and J.G. Ryan -- Convective mixing in the earth's mantle / P.E. Van Keken, C.J. Ballentine and E.H. Hauri -- Compositional evolution of the mantle / V.C. Bennett -- Experimental constraints on core composition / J. Li and Y. Fei -- Compositional model for the earth's core / W.F. McDonough
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes GSIS Mary B. Ansari Best Reference Work Award, 2004
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Subject Geochemistry.
Earth (Planet) -- Core.
Earth (Planet) -- Mantle.
Form Electronic book
Author Carlson, R. W. (Richard W.), 1954-
ISBN 0080448488
0080549012 (electronic bk.)
9780080448480
9780080549019 (electronic bk.)