Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences

Trap Magmatism and Ore Formation in the Siberian Noril'sk Region

Volume 2. Atlas of Magmatic Rocks

Authors: Ryabov, V.V., Shevko, A.Ya., Gora, M.P.

  • Consists out of two volumes: Volume 1 provides a detailed account on petrology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the Siberian Traps
  • Volume 2 is a very comprehensive and high quality atlas of 350 colour photomicrographs
  • Is an all-embracing tome on the topic, dealing with aspects of mineralization unknown in the western world
  • Can be used for predictive targeting of mineral deposits
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The basis of this investigation is the petrographic and geochemical understanding of principal igneous rock types of the Noril’sk region, in order to demonstrate that these data provide unique and self-evident solutions to the problems of petrogenesis and mineralization. The results of the investigations are presented in two volumes: the first includes mainly text and the second contains illustrations.
In the first volume, the state of the main problems of the genesis of igneous rocks with reference to Traps and related ore deposits is discussed, as well as short petrological descriptions of igneous complexes in the region, the mineral and geochemical diversity of the rocks, and aspects of the differentiation of basaltic melts and mineralization are described. Taking into account the vast number of publications on the petrology of Traps of the Noril’sk region, primary attention in the monograph is given to earlier unknown phenomena, as well as other aspects that are of great importance for solving genetic problems. Some exotic geologic targets such as the Mikchandinsky differentiated cover, the magnetite lava flow of the Putorana Plateau, the magmatogenic breccia of Kharaelakh and others are described in detail.
The second volume contains an atlas of Rock Indications of igneous rock-types; formally identified reference rocks from all igneous complexes of the region, as well as photographs of thin sections of typical rocks and analytical tables of rocks and minerals from the key sections of sedimentary units and intrusions. Each rock type has been geochemically and petrographically analysed thereby providing a formal identity, complete with a photograph of the thin section.
Photomicrographs of the rocks in this book will be a useful aid in visualizing the diversity of rock types in the Traps; each photograph reflecting a unique combination of minerals.

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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eBook $89.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-6881-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $115.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-6880-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Softcover $115.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0731-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Trap Magmatism and Ore Formation in the Siberian Noril'sk Region
Book Subtitle
Volume 2. Atlas of Magmatic Rocks
Authors
Series Title
Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences
Series Volume
3
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-6881-9
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-6881-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-6880-2
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0731-0
Series ISSN
1876-1682
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 628
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 326 illustrations in colour
Topics