adakite

(from the article `Earth Sciences`) A wide-ranging review of adakites by Paterno Castillo of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, Calif., concluded that in using this ...
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Adakite

Adakites are intermediate to felsic volcanic rocks that have geochemical characteristics of magma that have partially melted from the altered basalt that is subducted below volcanic arcs. Most magmas derived in subduction zones come from the mantle above the subducting plate when hydrous fluids are released from minerals that break down in the met...
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