plutonism


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plu·ton·ism

(plū'ton-izm),
Effects produced, as demonstrated in experimental animals, by means of exposure to the radioactive element plutonium present in atomic piles; they consist of hepatic damage, bone changes, and graying of the hair.
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2005), convective heat flow in backarc regions can continue for some tens of millions of years after subduction stops; these hot and weak former backarcs can then become the focus of high temperature metamorphism, ductile deformation, and plutonism.
12:00-1:20 LUNCH BREAK Friday, June 1, 2007 Location: BRADFORD Session: Volcanism and Plutonism in the Southwestern U.
2003, Re-Os and U-Pb geochronology of the Clear Creek, Dublin Gulch and Mactung deposits, Tombstone Creek, Yukon: absolute timing relationships between plutonism and mineralization: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.
Tectonic environments and sources of magmatism have not been studied using modern petrological techniques based on minor element and isotope geochemistry and, thus, the tectonic settings of orogenic volcanism, plutonism, and sedimentation in Estonia are so far poorly understood.
The Earth in transformation: Neptunism and Plutonism
Tungsten occurs elsewhere in southern Quebec and throughout the Appalachian Fold Belt both in Canada and the United States, but it is almost always closely associated with acidic plutonism.
The book covers subjects such as the age of the earth, catastrophism vs uniformitarianism, evolution vs creationism, plutonism vs neptunism, continental drift and plate tectonics.
The voluminous magmas responsible for late Silurian-Early Devonian plutonism were probably generated as a result of crustal thickening following the ca.
45 Ga anorthosite-mangerite-charnockitegranite (AMCG) plutonism in Lithuania: implications for the Mesoproterozoic evolution of the East European Craton.
1992) Petrographic, petrologic and geochemical studies of intrusive rocks north of Abhar and the association of plutonism in the area with mineralization, MSc thesis, Tarbiyat Moalem University.
11a, b) have been oblitered by subsequent erosion and profuse Permo-Triassic plutonism (Colanguil batholith; Llambias and Sato, 1990, 1995; Sato et al.