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Tolbachick – ​a unique geochemical phenomenon

... peninsula – ​they are among the highest of all island arc volcanoes formed as the result of subductions (the eruptive rocks of the South American Cordilleras show similar values) It is known that high potassium contents are typical for plume eruption lavas. Without exceptions, all plume rocks, from alkaline to normal basalts, are saturated with potassium and other elements of the first group, and cesium in particular. In plume eruptions, the potassium originates deep below the Earth surface: ...

Modified: 29.12.2018
Pacific Ring of Fire , volcanoes of Kamchatka , klyuchevskoy volcano group , Tolbachik , eruption , tectonics , subduction , seismic tomography , tomographic algorithms , geochemistry
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Tolbachik Eruption – another message from the Land of Volcanoes

The majority of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes on our planet occur along the so called Ring of Fire – a chain of over five hundred dormant three hundred active volcanoes lined up along the perimeter of the Pacific Ocean. The reason is that this area lies on the junction ...

Modified: 29.12.2018
Pacific Ring of Fire , volcanoes of Kamchatka , klyuchevskoy volcano group , Tolbachik , eruption , tectonics , subduction , seismic tomography , tomographic algorithms , geochemistry
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