Physical Geology of Shallow Magmatic Systems

Dykes, Sills and Laccoliths

  • Christoph Breitkreuz
  • Sergio Rocchi

Part of the Advances in Volcanology book series (VOLCAN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Sergio Rocchi, Christoph Breitkreuz
    Pages 1-10
  3. A. R. Cruden, K. J. W. McCaffrey, A. P. Bunger
    Pages 11-38
  4. Dougal A. Jerram, Scott E. Bryan
    Pages 39-60
  5. Allen F. Glazner, Drew S. Coleman, Ryan D. Mills
    Pages 61-82
  6. David Westerman, Sergio Rocchi, Christoph Breitkreuz, Carl Stevenson, Penelope Wilson
    Pages 83-118
  7. Christophe Y. Galerne, Else-Ragnhild Neumann
    Pages 119-130
  8. Sverre Planke, Henrik Svensen, Reidun Myklebust, Stephen Bannister, Ben Manton, Lars Lorenz
    Pages 131-146
  9. Olivier Galland, Eoghan Holohan, Benjamin van Wyk de Vries, Steffi Burchardt
    Pages 147-214
  10. Henrik H. Svensen, Sverre Planke, Else-Ragnhild Neumann, Ingrid Aarnes, Julian S. Marsh, Stéphane Polteau et al.
    Pages 249-272
  11. Nick Schofield, Dougal A. Jerram, Simon Holford, Stuart Archer, Niall Mark, Adrian Hartley et al.
    Pages 273-294
  12. D. S. Westerman, S. Rocchi, A. Dini, F. Farina, E. Roni
    Pages 309-325
  13. Eric Horsman, Robert J. Broda, Nathan Z. Gwyn, Elizabeth A. Maurer, Erik D. Thornton, Mitchell T. Ward
    Pages 327-347
  14. Henrik H. Svensen, Stéphane Polteau, Grant Cawthorn, Sverre Planke
    Pages 349-362
  15. Agust Gudmundsson, Federico A. Pasquarè, Alessandro Tibaldi
    Pages 363-376
  16. Henrik H. Svensen, Stéphane Polteau, Grant Cawthorn, Sverre Planke
    Pages E1-E1
  17. Christoph Breitkreuz, Sergio Rocchi
    Pages E3-E3
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 403-409

About this book


This book offers a high-level summary of shallow magmatic systems (dykes, sills and laccoliths) to support geoscience master and PhD students, scientists and practicing professionals. The product of the LASI (Laccoliths and Sills conference) workshop, it comprises thematic sections written by one or more experts on the respective field. It features reviews concerning the physical properties of magma, geotectonic settings, and the structure of subvolcanic systems, as well as case studies on the best-known systems. The book provides readers a broad and comprehensive understanding of the subvolcanic perspective on pluton growth, which is relevant for mineralogical processes as well as the genesis of mineral deposits.


Case studies Geochemical composition Geotectonic setting Natural hazards Physical properties of magma Subvolcanic igneous systems Textures Volcanic-plutonic connection

Editors and affiliations

  • Christoph Breitkreuz
    • 1
  • Sergio Rocchi
    • 2
  1. 1.Freiberg University of Mining and TechnologyFreibergGermany
  2. 2.Università di PisaPisaItaly

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