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ACS Combinatorial Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Acta Crystallographica Section B: Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Acta Polymerica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Additives for Polymers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Adhesion Adhesives & Sealants     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Advanced Chemical Engineering Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Applied Ceramics     Partially Free   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Chemical Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
Advances in Polymer Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Applied Petrochemical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Biochemical Engineering Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery     Partially Free   (Followers: 5)
BMC Chemical Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Carbohydrate Polymers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Catalysts     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Chemical and Process Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Chemical and Process Engineering Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Chemical Communications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Chemical Engineering & Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Chemical Engineering and Science     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Chemical Engineering Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Chemical Engineering Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Chemical Engineering Research and Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Chemical Engineering Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Chemical Geology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Chemical Papers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chemical Product and Process Modeling     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Chemical Reviews     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 250)
Chemical Society Reviews     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
Chemical Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
ChemInform     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chemistry & Industry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Chemistry Central Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Chemistry of Materials     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 162)
Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
ChemSusChem     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Chinese Chemical Letters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Coke and Chemistry     Hybrid Journal  
Coloration Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Computational Biology and Chemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Computer Aided Chemical Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Computers & Chemical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Corrosion Reviews     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Crystal Research and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Education for Chemical Engineers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
European Polymer Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
Fibers and Polymers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Focusing on Modern Food Industry     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Geochemistry International     Hybrid Journal  
High Performance Polymers     Hybrid Journal  
Indian Chemical Engineer     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (IJCT)     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Industrial Chemistry Library     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Chemical and Petroleum Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Chemical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Chemical Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Food Science     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Industrial Chemistry     Open Access  
International Journal of Polymeric Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Waste Resources     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
ISRN Chemical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
ISRN Polymer Science     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Applied Crystallography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Applied Electrochemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Applied Polymer Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 154)
Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Chemical Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Chemical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science     Open Access  
Journal of Chemical Science and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Chemical Sciences     Partially Free   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Coatings     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Crystallization Process and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Fuels     Open Access  
Journal of Geochemical Exploration     Hybrid Journal  

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     ISSN (Print) 1556-1968 - ISSN (Online) 0016-7029
     Published by Springer-Verlag Homepage  [2209 journals]   [SJR: 0.401]   [H-I: 13]
  • Numerical simulation of the origin of red sandstone and Cu accumulation in
           pore solutions
    • Abstract: Abstract Interaction of igneous rocks with river (rain) water in the systems granite-water, basalt-water, and dunite-water open with respect to carbon dioxide (PCO2 = 10−4, 10−3, and 10−2 bar) and oxygen (PO2 from 10−81 to 10−1 bar) is numerically simulated at 25 and 50°C and a mass ratio of water and rock R/W ≤ 10. Equilibrium simulations indicate that, first, the differences in the mineralogical composition of the transformation products of the igneous rocks are insignificant, and second, Cu extraction from minerals of the rocks is optimal at Eh from +200 to −100 mV. Simulations of the systems with regard for the dissolution rates of minerals indicate that the chemical weathering time of the rocks is few hundred thousands years.
      PubDate: 2014-05-01
       
  • Comparison of major, volatile, and trace element contents in the melts of
           mid-ocean ridges on the basis of data on inclusions in minerals and
           quenched glasses of rocks
    • Abstract: Abstract Using our database on major, trace, and volatile element contents in melt inclusions in minerals and quenched glasses of volcanic rocks reported in the literature, we compared the mean contents of 71 chemical elements in melts from the mid-ocean ridges (MORB) of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans and determined the mean MORB composition for all the oceans of the Earth (global MORB composition). Mean ratios of incompatible trace and volatile components (H2O/Ce, K2O/Cl, Nb/U, Ba/Rb, Ce/Pb, Nb/U, etc.) were calculated for magmatic melts from all the oceans. Variations of these parameters were estimated, and significant differences between the melts of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans were established.
      PubDate: 2014-05-01
       
  • Metacolloid pyrite-pitchblende veinlets of high-grade hydrothermal ores at
           the Dalmatovskoe uranium deposit, Transural Region, Russia: New data on
           the mineralogy, geochemistry, age, and uranium sources
    • Abstract: Abstract Micro to nano-scale structures of pockets of solidified uranium oxide gel were found for the first time and deciphered ontogenetically during electron-microscopic mineralogical study of four samples of high-grade uranium ores from the Dalmatovskoe deposit. Mineralogical-geochemical features of paragenesis and structural features are reported for unique hydrothermal veinlets consisting of variably crystallized gelpyrite and subveinlets of gel-pitchblende of several generations. Mineralogical features indicate repeated opening of veinlets during hydrothermal ore formation and provide insight into physical and chemical features of non-solidified gel, its mobility, and aggressive behavior during metasomatism. It was proposed that the veinlets are genetically related to the main hydrothermal sources and possibly to the endogenous uranium occurrence, which was formed owing to opening of main fault marked by paleoriver bed. The find of such veinlets is considered as evidence for repeated influx of hydrothermal uranium in the uranium ores of the sedimentary-epigenetic deposit simultaneously with accumulation and transformation of sediments, which made it possible to ascribe this deposit to the hydrothermal-sedimentary type. The depth of core sampling of high-grade ores corresponds to the “ore zone” of the Dalmatovskoe Deposit, near the Paleozoic basement. For this reason, the entire “zone” was ascribed to the specific endogenous metasomatic epihydrothermal occurrences, possibly, of elision nature, with approximate temperature of ore formation of 150–250°C.
      PubDate: 2014-05-01
       
  • Concentration dependence of water diffusion in obsidian and dacitic melts
           at high-pressures
    • Abstract: Abstract The diffusion of water in natural obsidian and model dacitic melts (Ab90Di8Wo2, mol %) has been studied at water vapor pressure up to 170 MPa, temperatures of 1200°C, H2O contents in melts up to ∼6 wt % using a high gas pressure apparatus equipped with a unique internal device. The experiments were carried out by a new low-gradient technique with application of diffusion hydration of a melt from fluid phase. The water solubility in the melts and its concentration along $C_{H_2 O} $ diffusion profiles were determined using IR microspectrometry by application of the modified Bouguer-Beer-Lambert equation. A structural-chemical model was proposed to calculate and predict the concentration dependence of molar absorption coefficients of the hydroxyl groups (OH−) and water molecules (H2O) in acid polymerized glasses (quenched melts) in the obsidian-dacite series. The water diffusion coefficients $D_{H_2 O} $ were obtained by the mathematical analysis of concentration profiles and the analytical solution of the second Fick diffusion law using the Boltzman-Matano method. It was shown experimentally that $D_{H_2 O} $ exponentially increases with a growth of water concentration in the obsidian and dacitic melts within the entire range of diffusion profiles. Based on the established quantitative correlation between $D_{H_2 O} $ and viscosity of such melts, a new method was developed to predict and calculate the concentration, temperature, and pressure dependences of $D_{H_2 O} $ in acid magmatic melts (obsidian, rhyolite, albite, granite, dacite) at crustal T, P parameters and water concentrations up to 6 wt %.
      PubDate: 2014-05-01
       
  • Geochemistry and chemical evolution of saline lakes of Western Mongolia
    • Abstract: Abstract This paper presents data on the major and trace element composition of saline lakes of western Mongolia. The main geochemical types of lakes distinguished in the study are soda-, chloride-, and sulfaterich lakes. Lake water equilibria with major carbonate, sulfate, chloride, and other rock-forming minerals were calculated. The results show that the major factors controlling the formation of each lake type include evaporation and water-rock interaction processes, and the latter factor plays a critical role in freshwater and soda lakes and only a minor role in chloride lakes. Special attention was given to the soda lakes and the factors controlling lake water chemistry.
      PubDate: 2014-05-01
       
  • Physicochemical mechanism of phosphorus redistribution in sediments of
           highly productive oceanic areas: Experimental modeling data
    • PubDate: 2014-05-01
       
  • Thermodynamic properties of Fe-rich smectite-nontronite
    • Abstract: Abstract The results of thermochemical studies are reported for nontronite samples from the Pinares-de-Majari (Eastern Cuba) (Sample I) and Kempirsai serpentine massif (South Urals, Kazakhstan) (Sample II). The enthalpies of formation of dehydrated hydroxyl-bearing nontronites from elements were determined by melt dissolution calorimetry using high-temperature heat-flux Tiana-Calvet microcalorimeter: Δ f H el o (298.15 K): −4958 ± 13 kJ/mol for Mg0.4(Fe 1.5 3+ Mg0.4Ni0.1)[Si3.7Al0.3O10](OH)2 (I) and −5003.6 ± 8.0 kJ/mol for Mg0.3Na0.1Ca0.1(Fe 1.4 3+ Mg0.5Ni0.1)[Si3.7Al0.3O10](OH)2 (II). It was determined experimentally that the enthalpy of dehydration (removal of molecular adsorption and interlayer water) of the studied nontronites is 6 ± 2 kJ per 1 mole H2O. The enthalpy of formation of nontronite of theoretical composition Mg0.15Fe 2 3+ [Si3.7Al0.3]O10(OH)2 was estimated at −4750 kJ/mol. The Gibbs free energies of formation of the nontronites were calculated.
      PubDate: 2014-05-01
       
  • Geochemistry of dacitic volcanics in the Eastern Pontides (NE Turkey)
    • Abstract: Abstract Dacitic rocks that crop out around the Zigana Mountain (Gümüşhane) in the eastern Pontide (NE Turkey), are mainly composed of quartz, plagioclase, sanidine, amphibole, muscovite, and biotite as the main minerals. Zircon and rutile are the accessory minerals. Pyrite, chalcopyrite, and covellite are the opaque components. On the basis of trace-element data, dacites have been classified as Dacite-I and Dacite-II. Dacite-I is tholeitic-transitional, whereas Dacite-II is transitional-calc-alkaline. The geochemical variation can be explained by the fractionation of the common mineral phases, such as plagioclase, hornblende, magnetite, and apatite. Dacites also show island-arc properties, with negative Nb, Sr, P, and Ti anomalies. The trace-element distrubitions of the dacitic rocks reflect the typical characteristics of rocks from the subduction-related tectonic setting, with enrichment of large-ion lithofile elements and light rare-earth element, but depletion in high-field-strength elements. The dacitic rocks are developed through plagioclase ± hornblende-controlled fractionation from the same parental magma that settled in two successive stages and are derived from an enriched source, probably by the mixing of slab-derived and lithospheric melts.
      PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Facies structure and quantitative parameters of pleistocene pelagic
           sedimentation in the Indian Ocean
    • Abstract: Abstract We compiled lithofacies maps for the early and middle-late Pleistocene (Eopleistocene and Neopleistocene, respectively) pelagic sedimentation of the Indian Ocean and a database for sediment thicknesses in the respective stratigraphic subdivisions. Using these data, we calculated areas, volumes, masses, and intensities of accumulation of main sediment types for both Pleistocene subdivisions. A comparison of the results confirmed a strong increase in the rate of terrigenous sedimentation. Special attention was given to the evolution of siliceous and carbonate sedimentation of the biogenic type.
      PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Simulation of forsterite protonation by the interatomic potential method
    • Abstract: Abstract The interatomic potential method in an ionic approximation was used to model the protonation of forsterite crystals. The formation of isolated OH− groups in iron-free and iron-bearing crystals and neutral clusters of protonated cation vacancies was considered. It was shown that the presence of trivalent impurities may significantly facilitate protonation processes owing to their reduction to a divalent state or formation of clusters with cation vacancies. In most cases, charge balancing of hydrogen-bearing defects by magnesium vacancies is energetically favorable over that involving silicon vacancies.
      PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Isotope and geochemical characteristics of rocks from the Oshurkovo
           apatite-bearing massif, Western Transbaikalia
    • Abstract: Abstract We present the results of a study on gabbroic rocks, syenites, pegmatites, carbonatites, and hydrothermal products of the Oshurkovo apatite-bearing massif. The results include Nd and Sr isotope ratios; the isotope compositions of carbon and oxygen in calcite; oxygen in apatite, magnetite, and silicate minerals (phlogopite, titanite, diopside, amphibole, K-feldspar, and quartz); sulfur in barite; and hydrogen in mica. The isotopic data are close to the EM-1 enriched mantle values and confirm a comagmatic relationship between the gabbros and carbonatites. The binary plot ɛNd vs. 87Sr/86Sr demonstrates strong differentiation between silicate rocks and carbonatites, as is the case with the other Late Mesozoic carbonatite occurrences of southwestern Transbaikalia. The oxygen isotope composition of all comagmatic phases also falls within the range of mantle values. A clear trend toward heavier oxygen and lighter carbon isotope compositions is observed in all successively emplaced phases, which is consistent with a trend defined by hydrothermal products formed under the influence of the parent magma chamber. Carbonates formed during the greenstone alteration of gabbroic rocks are enriched in the light oxygen isotope (δ18O from −2.8 to −7.3‰), suggesting a contribution of vadose water.
      PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Reply to a comment in G. Meinhold “Geochemical discrimination of
           rutile from the Belomorian Mobil Belt”
    • PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Morphology, composition, age and origin of carbonate spherulites from
           caves of Western Urals
    • PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Geochemical discrimination of rutile from the Belomorian mobile belt
    • PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Geochemical classification by means of mapping resultants
    • Abstract: Abstract The paper presents a new method for visualizing multidimensional numeric fields. The method consists in a special way of projecting analytical tests from the multidimensional space of attributes onto a single chart plane. The suggested technique proved to be efficient in interpreting geochemical data.
      PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Geochemical features of ilmenites from the alkaline complexes of the
           Ukrainian Shield: LA-ICP MS data
    • Abstract: Abstract LA-ICP MS data are presented for ilmenites from different rocks of the alkaline complexes of the Ukrainian Shield (Chernigovka carbonatite, Oktyabr’skii, Malaya Tersa, and Southern Kal’chinskii gabbrosyenite massifs). Ilmenites from the early intrusive phases (alkaline pyroxenites, gabbroids, and ultramafic rocks) have the elevated contents of Cr, Co, Ni, and V, while ilmenites from later alkaline and nepheline syenites, monzonites, and carbonatites are significantly enriched in Nb and Ta, which is caused by change in the alkalinity of the mineral-forming medium. Zr shows the more intrinsic behavior: its content is higher in the ilmenites from basic and ultrabasic rocks than in those from the nepheline syenites and carbonatites. This is mainly caused by temperature conditions of the formation of differentiated alkaline complexes. The carbonatites contain magnesian ilmenite (up to 22 mol % MgTiO3). Variations of Mg contents in ilmentes are correlated with Mg number of mafic minerals and depend also on the iron oxidation state (amount of magnetite) in the carbonatites. In the alkaline massifs of the Ukrainian Shield, ilmenites usually have the low contents of hematite end member (3–7 mol %). Ilmenite serves as a sensitive indicator of temperature, oxygen fugacity, and alkalinity of the mineral-forming medium during crystallization.
      PubDate: 2014-04-01
       
  • Relationships between the color and chemical composition of quaternary
           bottom sediments from the southern part of the Mendeleev Rise and the
           continental slope of the East Siberian Sea
    • Abstract: Abstract This paper addresses the problem of relationships between the chemical composition and color of Quaternary marine sediments using the data of X-ray fluorescence analysis for the region of the Mendeleev Rise (Arctic Ocean). The contributions of sedimentation and diagenetic factors to color formation were estimated. It was shown that lithostratigraphic correlations should be performed (with certain limitations) using only sediment layers of dark brown and pink color.
      PubDate: 2014-03-01
       
  • Geochemistry of rocks in the Anuy metamorphic dome, Sikhote-Alin:
           Composition of the protoliths and the possible nature of metamorphism
    • Abstract: Abstract The paper presents geological, geochemical, and isotopic data on metamorphic rocks in the Anuy block (dome) in the Northern Sikhote-Alin and the surrounding sedimentary rocks of the Samarka accretionary prism. The geochemistry and isotopic composition of the amphibolite-facies metamorphic rocks (variably migmatized gneisses and crystalline schists) in the Anuy block and unmetamorphosed Jurassic-Cretaceous sediments surrounding the block are proved to be similar. All of them corresponded to the erosion products of the transitional-type crust (mature island arcs and active continental margins), have similar major- and trace-element compositions, and Nd model ages of 1.25–1.4 Ga. The geochemistry and isotopic parameters of metapelites in the Anuy block are principally different from those of analogous rocks in the Khanka Massif (the latter rocks are erosion products of the mature crust and have a Nd model age of 1.7–1.9 Ga). The metabasites, which are found as beds and lenses in gneisses and crystalline schists in the Anuy block and among sedimentary rocks surrounding the block, have a composition corresponding to oceanic basalts of the N- and E-MORB types. Based on the synthesis of geological, geochemical and isotopic data it was suggested that the Anuy block could be not a fragment of the basement of an ancient continent (as was believed previously) but rather a complex of the Early Cretaceous granite-metamorphic core of the Cordilleran type.
      PubDate: 2014-03-01
       
  • Chemical and isotopic characteristics of hydrocarbon gases from Mendeleev
           and Golovnin volcanoes, Kunashir Island
    • Abstract: Abstract This paper reports the analysis of the distribution of hydrocarbon and other gases in Mendeleev and Golovnin volcanoes and other occurrences of Kunashir Island. It was shown that, in addition to methane, the solfatara gases and gases dissolved in thermal waters contain ethane, propane, and butane. The volume concentration of methane in gas samples was no higher than 0.4 vol %. Carbon isotopes were analyzed in methane, ethane, and carbon dioxide in free and dissolved states. The hydrocarbon gases of Kunashir I. are of the thermogenic and metamorphogenic types, and their distribution depends on the position of springs relative to the eruptive centers of the volcanoes. Thermogenic gases are probably products of the high-temperature transformation of sedimentary organic matter buried during the formation of volcanic edifices. General gas geochemical characteristics are presented for Kuril volcanoes, and it was found that hydrocarbon generation in the sediments of the Kuril Basin increases toward volcanic edifices.
      PubDate: 2014-03-01
       
  • Petrology and geochemistry of plutonic rocks in the Northwest Pacific
           Ocean and their geodynamic interpretation
    • Abstract: Abstract The paper presents data on the petrology and geochemistry of plutonic rocks dredged from the Stalemate Fracture Zone, Northwest Pacific Ocean, during Cruise SO201-1 of the R/V “Sonne”. We proposed also the reconstruction of their formation conditions and interpretation of their tectonic evolution. The genesis of gabbroids found among plutonic rocks composing the Cretaceous-Paleogene basement of the northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean was related to magmatism at the ancient spreading center and provides record of the evolution of the parental magmatic melts of N-MORB. Along with related peridotites, basalts, and dolerites, these rocks can be attributed to the disintegrated the Cretaceous-Paleogene oceanic lithosphere of the Pacific Ocean. The shallow mantle beneath the ancient oceanic crust of this area is made up of depleted magmatic spinel lherzolite, harzburgite, and dunite. The fact that gabbro-diorite and diorite that are not genetically related to the rocks of the Cretaceous-Paleogene basement of the Northwest Pacific occur at the eastern termination of the Stalemate Fracture Zone possibly reflects the complicated structure of the tectonic collage of rocks of different age that were produced in different geodynamic environments and were later tectonically brought together near the frontal portion of the Aleutian island arc. Judging by the isotopic-geochemical characteristics of these rocks, they cannot be classed with the family of oceanic plagiogranites. Deformations of the oceanic basement can be discerned throughout the whole Stalemate Fracture Zone as brecciation and large-amplitude vertical displacements within the oceanic lithosphere.
      PubDate: 2014-03-01
       
 
 
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