Redox Heterogeneity in Mid-Ocean Ridge Basalts as a Function of Mantle Source

@article{Cottrell2013RedoxHI,
  title={Redox Heterogeneity in Mid-Ocean Ridge Basalts as a Function of Mantle Source},
  author={E. Cottrell and Katherine A. Kelley},
  journal={Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={340},
  pages={1314 - 1317}
}
  • E. Cottrell, Katherine A. Kelley
  • Published 2013
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Redox Recycling Plate tectonics drive the continuous exchange of material between Earth's crust and mantle. Subduction adds crustal materials to the mantle, which influence the composition of erupted lavas at mid-ocean ridges. Because chemical and physical processes in the mantle change over time as a response to the availability of oxygen, the redox state of mid-ocean ridge basalts may trace the history of recycling between crust and mantle. Cottrell and Kelley (p. 1314, published online 2 May… CONTINUE READING
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