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Basalt Glasses from the East Pacific Rise
Perfit, Michael
Major element compositions of basalt glasses from the East Pacific Rise
Perfit, Michael (2011): Basalt Glasses from the East Pacific Rise. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). . Accessed 16 July 2018.
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Goldstein, S.J., Perfit, M.R., Batiza, R., Fornari, D.J., and Murrell, M.T., (1994), Off-axis volcanism at the East Pacific Rise detected by uranium-series dating of basalts. Nature, 367, 157-159.

Rubin, K.H., Macdougall, J.D., and Perfit, M.R., (1994). Eruption chronology and volatile loss from recently erupted MORB at 9°50'N EPR. Nature , 368, 841-844.

Perfit, M.R., Fornari, D., Bender, J., Langmuir, C., and Haymon R., (1994). Small-scale spatial and temporal variations in mid-ocean ridge crest magmatic processes, Geology, 22, 375-379.

Mejia, V., Opdyke, N.D., and Perfit, M.R., (1996). Paleomagnetic field intensity study recorded in submarine basaltic glass from the East Pacific Rise, the last 69 Ka. Geophysical Research Lett., 23, no. 5., 475-478.

Gregg, T.K.P., Fornari, D.J., Perfit, M.R., Haymon, R.M., and Fink, J.H., (1997). Rapid emplacement of a mid-ocean ridge lava flow on the East Pacific Rise at 9° 46’-51'N, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 144, E1-E7.

Perfit, M.R., and Chadwick, W.W. Jr., (1998). Magmatism at mid-ocean ridges: Constraints from volcanological and geochemical investigations. in Faulting and Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges, ed. W.R. Buck, P. Delaney, and J.A. Karson. Geophys Monograph 92., Amer. Geophys Union, Washington D.C., 59-115.

Gregg, T.K.P., Fornari, D.J., Perfit, M.R., Ridley, W.I., and Kurz, M.D., 2000. Using submarine lava pillars to record mid-ocean ridge eruption dynamics. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 178, 195-214.

Rubin, K., Smith, M.C., Bergmanis, E,. Perfit, M.R. Sinton, J., and Batiza, R. (2001). Geochemical heterogeneity with mid-ocean ridge lava flows: insights into eruption, emplacement and global variations in magma generation. 2001. Earth Planet Sci. Lett.; 188; 349-367.

Smith, M.C., Perfit, M.R., Fornari, D.J, Ridley, W.I., Edwards, M.E., Kurras, G., Von Damm, K. (2001). Magmatic Processes and Segmentation at a Fast Spreading Mid-Ocean Ridge: Detailed Geochemistry and Mapping of the East Pacific Rise Crest at 9° 37’N - a Small Overlapping Spreading Center. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 2, 2000GC000134, 32 p.

Sims, K., Goldstein, S.J., Blicher-Toft, J., Perfit, M.R., Keleman, P., Fornari, D.J., Michael P., Murrell, M.T., Hart, S.R., DePaolo, D.J., Layne, G., Jull, M and Bender, J., (2002). Chemical and isotopic constraints on the generation and transport of melt beneath the East Pacific Rise. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 66, 3481-3504.

Sun W., Bennett, V.C., Eggins, S. M., and Arculus, R.J. and Perfit, M.R., (2003). Rhenium systematics in submarine MORB and Back-arc basin glasses: Laser ablation ICP-MS results. Chemical Geology, 196, 259-281.

Perfit, M.R., Cann, J.R., Fornari, D.J., Smith, D.K., Ridley, W.I., Engels, J., Edwards, M.E., (2003). Interaction of seawater and lava during submarine eruptions at mid-ocean ridges. Nature, 426, 62-64.

Sims, K.W. W., J. Blichert-Toft, D. J. Fornari, M. R. Perfit, S. Goldstein, P. Johnson, D.J. DePaolo, S. R. Hart , M.T. Murrell, P. Michael, G. Layne, L. Ball, (2003). Aberrant youth: Chemical and isotopic constraints on the origin of off-axis lavas from the East Pacific Rise, 9° – 10° N. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 4, doi: 10:1029/2002GC000443, 27 p.

Soule, S.A., Fornari, D.J., Perfit, M.R., Tivey, M.A., Ridley, W.I., and Schouten, H.; (2005). Channelized lava flows at the East Pacific Rise crest 9°-10°N: The importance of off-axis lava transport in developing crustal architecture, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 6, Q08005, doi:10.1029/2005GC000912, 28 p.

le Roux P.J., Shirey, S.B., Hauri, E.H., Perfit, M.R., Bender, J.F., (2006). The effects of variable sources, processes and contaminants on the composition of northern EPR MORB (8-10ºN & 12-14ºN): evidence from volatiles (H2O, CO2, S) and halogens (F, Cl). Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 251, 209-231.

Bowles, J. Gee, J.S., Kent, D.V., Perfit, M.R., Soule, S.A., and Fornari, D.J. (2006) Paleointensity results from 9° - 10°N on the East Pacific Rise: implications for timing and extent of eruptive activity. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 7, QO6006, doi:10.1029/2005GC001141, 32 p.

Ridley, W.I., Perfit, M.R., Fornari, D.J. and Smith, M. (2006) Magmatic processes in developing oceanic crust revealed in a cumulate xenolith collected at the East Pacific Rise, 9°50’N. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.; 7, Q12O04, doi:10.1029/2006GC001316, 25 p.

Soule, S.A., Fornari, D.J., Perfit, M.R., Ridley, W.I., Reed, M.H., and Cann, J.R., (2006) Incorporation of seawater into mid-ocean ridge lavas during emplacement. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 252, 289-307.

Soule, S.A., Fornari, D.J., Perfit, M.R., and Rubin, K.H., (2007) New insights into mid-ocean ridge volcanic processes from the 2005-2006 eruption of the East Pacific Rise 9° 46’ – 9° 56’N. Geology. v. 35; no. 12, doi: 10.1130/G23924A.1; 1079–1082.

Goss, A.R., M R Perfit, G D Kamenov, K H Rubin, A T Fundis, S A Soule, D J Fornari, and W.I. Ridley (2010) Geochemical characterization of axial and off-axis lavas from the 2005-06 eruption along the East Pacific Rise (9° 47-53’ N): Implications for mantle composition over decadal time scales along fast spreading centers. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. doi:10.1029/2009GC002977, 35p.

Zellmer, G.F., Rubin K.H., Dulski, P., Iizuka, Y., Goldstein S.L., Perfit M.R. (2011) Crystal growth during dike injection of MOR basaltic melts: evidence from preservation of local Sr disequilibria in plagioclase. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 161, 153-173. DOI:10.1007/s00410-010-0518-y,

Waters, C.L., Sims, K.W.W., Perfit M.R., Blichert-Toft, J., and Blusztajn, J., (2011) Perspectives on the genesis of E-MORB from chemical and isotopic heterogeneity at 9-10ºN East Pacific Rise. J. Petrology. 52, 565-602.

Lewis, J.F., Mattietti, G.K., Perfit, M. and Kamenov, G. (2011). Geochemistry and petrology of three granitoid rock cores from the Nicaraguan Rise, Caribbean Sea: implications for its composition, structure and tectonic evolution. Geologica Acta, 9, 467-479, DOI: 10.1344/105.000001714.

Perfit, M.R., Wanless, V.D., Ridley, W.I., Klein, E., Smith, M.C., Hinds, J.S., Kutza, S., and Fornari, D.J. (2012) EPR ISS Lava Geochemistry –2 decades of comprehensive sampling and 2 eruptions. Oceanography, 25-1, 89-93.

Soule, S.A., Nakata, D.S., Fornari, D.J., Fundis, A.T., Perfit, M.R., and Kurz, M.D., (2012) CO2 variability in mid-ocean ridge basalts from syn-emplacement degassing: constraints on eruption dynamics. Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 327, 39-49

Carbotte, S. M., Marjanović, M., Carton, H., Mutter, J. C., Canales, J. P., Nedimović, M. R., and Perfit, M. R. (2013). Fine-scale segmentation of the crustal magma reservoir beneath the East Pacific Rise. Nature Geoscience, 6(10), 866-870.
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