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magma chamber

n
(Geological Science) a reservoir of magma in the earth's crust where the magma may reside temporarily on its way from the upper mantle to the earth's surface
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Enter WHOI geophysicist Rob Sohn, who has spent his career studying hydrothermal vents that typically form over magma chambers beneath the seafloor.
Magmatic textures provide an insufficiently explored tool to interpret physical processes and environmental variables that drive differentiation and crystallization in magma chambers (Spillar and Dolejz, 2013).
The collapse may have been caused by the vertical inflation of deeper magma chambers that fed the volcanoes.
91 kbar and 784[degrees]C-823[degrees]C, representing conditions within deep and shallow magma chambers, respectively.
Volcanoes are vents that allow molten rock, debris, and gases to be released from the magma chambers.
Mungall and colleagues conducted an experiment mimicking how sulfide minerals act in magma chambers.
2014) Supervolcano eruptions driven by melt buoyancy in large silicic magma chambers.
He analyzed gases that were trapped by minerals crystallizing in the magma chambers, and applied a novel method that involves using the high-energy radiation from the German Electron Synchrotron in Hamburg to detect trace elements, including bromine.
An international research team led by scientists from the University of Leeds examined magma chambers in Afar, Ethiopia, and Iceland.
The rocks date back as much as 2,500 million years and were formed in the deep-seated magma chambers far below active volcanoes.