Plate Tectonics: Geological Aspects

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Mantle Petrology in Relation to Plate Tectonics


The Continental Crust


The Moho and the Lower Crust


The Moho as a Phase Transition


The Moho as a Chemical Transition


Composition of the Upper Mantle


  Upper mantle Mineralogy

Methods for investigating deep mantle mineralogy
Phase transitions in the deeper mantle

Fate of the subducted slab: Ringwood 1991 Model


Models of Mantle Differentiation


Mantle Convection


Updates


References


Appendix


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