Volcanism and continental break-up: a global compilation of large igneous provinces

@article{Coffin1992VolcanismAC,
  title={Volcanism and continental break-up: a global compilation of large igneous provinces},
  author={M. Coffin and O. Eldholm},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  year={1992},
  volume={68},
  pages={17 - 30}
}
Abstract Large igneous provinces (LIPs) include continental flood basalts and associated intrusive rocks, volcanic passive margins, oceanic plateaus, submarine ridges, seamount groups, and ocean basin flood basalts. In some cases transient episodes of voluminous magmatism are temporally and spatially related to continental break-up, e.g. North Atlantic Volcanic Province, Deccan Traps, Paraná-Etendeka basalts. In other cases, however, no relationships are apparent, e.g. Siberian flood basalts… Expand

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