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Igneous Petrology by Stewart McCallum

Igneous Petrology by Stewart McCallum

This note covers the following topics: Global considerations, Physical properties of magmas, Major, minor and trace element chemistry, Controls of magmatic evolution, Trace elements, Radiogenic isotopes, and stable isotopes as tracers of magmatic processes, Igneous rock textures, Ultramafic and related rocks, Basalts, gabbros and related rocks, Orogenic igneous rock associations, Granites and migmatites, Continental alkalic basalts and related rocks.

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