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Basaltic magmas have been puncturing through the earth’s crust and flooding its surface from time immemorial. They have been derived experimentally by partially melting of mantle peridotites (Green 1973; Takahashi and Kushiro 1983; Hirose and Kushiro 1993).


Mantle Plume Basaltic Magma Mantle Peridotite East African Rift Convergent Plate Boundary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mineralogy & PetrologyUniversity of AllahabadAllahabadIndia

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