Structural and Tectonic Evolution of K-Rich Silica-Deficient Volcanic Provinces of Different Continents

Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)


Genesis of an ultrapotassic magma in the central part of east Africa (Ruwenzori and Birunga volcanic province), the Rhine Graben region of Germany, Damodar Valley Coal Field (east India) and Rio Grande region of the USA is considered to have been associated with the development of rift systems (see Chap.  4).


Mantle Plume Rift System Volcanic Province Benioff Zone Plume Activity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mineralogy & PetrologyUniversity of AllahabadAllahabadIndia

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