© 2015

Layered Intrusions

  • Bernard Charlier
  • Olivier Namur
  • Rais Latypov
  • Christian Tegner

Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Formation and Evolution of Cumulate Rocks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. James S. Scoates, Corey J. Wall
      Pages 3-74
    3. O. Namur, Bénédicte Abily, Alan E. Boudreau, Francois Blanchette, John W. M. Bush, Georges Ceuleneer et al.
      Pages 75-152
    4. Marian B. Holness, Ron H. Vernon
      Pages 183-228
    5. Ilya V. Veksler, Bernard Charlier
      Pages 229-258
    6. Brian O’Driscoll, Brian O’Driscoll, Eric C. Ferré, Carl T. E. Stevenson, Craig Magee
      Pages 295-329
  3. Reviews of Major Layered Intrusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 433-433
    2. Kwan-Nang Pang, J. Gregory Shellnutt, Mei-Fu Zhou
      Pages 435-463
    3. Olivier Namur, Michael D. Higgins, Jacqueline Vander Auwera
      Pages 465-515
    4. R. Grant Cawthorn
      Pages 517-587
    5. Stearns A. Morse
      Pages 589-648
    6. Michael A. W. Marks, Gregor Markl
      Pages 649-691
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 733-748

About this book


This edited work contains the most recent advances related to the study of layered intrusions and cumulate rocks formation. The first part of this book presents reviews and new views of processes producing the textural, mineralogical and geochemical characteristics of layered igneous rocks. The second part summarizes progress in the study of selected layered intrusions and their ore deposits from different parts of the world including Canada, Southwest China, Greenland and South Africa.

Thirty experts have contributed to this update on recent research on Layered Intrusions. This highly informative book will provide insight for researchers with an interest in geology, igneous petrology, geochemistry and mineral resources.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Bernard Charlier
    • 1
  • Olivier Namur
    • 2
  • Rais Latypov
    • 3
  • Christian Tegner
    • 4
  1. 1.University of LiègeSart TilmanBelgium
  2. 2.University of HannoverHannoverGermany
  3. 3.University of the WitwatersrandJohannesburgSouth Africa
  4. 4.Aarhus UniversityAarhusDenmark

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Layered Intrusions
  • Editors Bernard Charlier
    Olivier Namur
    Rais Latypov
    Christian Tegner
  • Series Title Springer Geology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Springer Geology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science Earth and Environmental Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-94-017-9651-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-024-0655-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-017-9652-1
  • Series ISSN 2197-9545
  • Series E-ISSN 2197-9553
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 748
  • Number of Illustrations 153 b/w illustrations, 142 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Mineralogy
    Mineral Resources
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Industry Sectors
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“Layered Intrusions is a synthesis of current knowledge on processes that are related to magma-chamber evolution. This book is a good starting point for anyone considering a new project on layered intrusions. It is also suitable for undergraduate to graduate students as processes are broadly explained with a strong involvement of field examples. I recommend this book also from my personal background as an experimental petrologist … .” (Michael W. Foerster, American Mineralogist, Vol. 101, 2016)