Recent Advances in Ophiolite Research: New Insights into the Formation, Evolution, and Emplacement of Ophiolites II Posters

Friday, 19 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Mathieu Benoit, CNRS, Paris Cedex 16, France and Robert T Gregory, Southern Methodist University, Earth Sciences, Dallas, TX, United States
Primary Conveners:  Matthew E Rioux, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Hugh R Rollinson, University of Derby, Derby, United Kingdom, Julian A Pearce, Cardiff Univ, Cardiff, United Kingdom and Mathieu Benoit, Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, Observatoire Midi Pyrénées, Toulouse, France
OSPA Liaisons:  Matthew E Rioux, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Half a Century of Oman Ophiolite Studies: SSZ or MOR, the Arc Disposal Problem
Robert T Gregory, Southern Methodist University, Earth Sciences, Dallas, TX, United States and David Gray, Geostructures, Pty. Ltd., Deviot, Tasmania, Australia
The Oman Ophiolite from Detachment to Obduction
Francoise I Boudier, University of Montpellier II, Montpellier Cedex 05, France
VERY High Temperature Hydrothermal Record in Plagioclase of BLACK Gabbros in Oman Ophiolite
David Mainprice, Francoise I Boudier and Adolphe A Nicolas, University of Montpellier II, Montpellier Cedex 05, France
New Paleomagnetic Data from the Wadi Abyad Crustal Section and their Implications for the Rotation History of the Oman Ophiolite
Matthew Meyer1, Antony Morris2, Mark Anderson2 and Christopher J MacLeod3, (1)Plymouth University, Plymouth, PL4, United Kingdom, (2)Plymouth University, Plymouth, United Kingdom, (3)Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF24, United Kingdom
An evolved axial melt lens in the Northern Ibra Valley, Southern Oman Ophiolite
Matthew Phillip Loocke, C. Johan Lissenberg and Christopher J MacLeod, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF24, United Kingdom
The genesis of the Dunite Transition Zone in the Oman Ophiolite: new insights from Major and Rare Earth Elements.
Mathieu Benoit1, Michael Theveny2, Marie Claverie2, Mathieu Rospabé2, Bénédicte Abily3 and Georges Ceuleneer1, (1)CNRS, Paris Cedex 16, France, (2)University Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, Toulouse Cedex 09, France, (3)Macquarie University, Geology, Sydney, Australia
Magmatic Diversity of the Wehrlitic Intrusions in the Oceanic Lower Crust of the Northern Oman Ophiolite
Ryu Kaneko, Yoshiko Adachi and Sumio Miyashita, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
The Oman Drilling Project
Juerg Matter, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom, Peter B Kelemen, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States and Damon A H Teagle, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom
Ground-based Hyperspectral Remote Sensing for Mapping Rock Alterations and Lithologies: Case Studies from Semail Ophiolite, Oman and Rush Springs Sandstone, Oklahoma
Lei Sun1, Shuhab Khan1, Darren L Hauser2, Craig L Glennie2,3, Casey Snyder1 and Unal Okyay1, (1)University of Houston, Houston, TX, United States, (2)National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping, Houston, TX, United States, (3)University of Houston, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Houston, TX, United States
A Deep Seismic Study of the United Arab Emirates: Implications for Collision Tectonics and Ophiolite Emplacement
Mohammed Yusuf Ali, Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Anthony Brian Watts, Univ Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Reconstructing Ophiolites: Reassessing Assumptions From the Oceanic Crust and Related Terranes
Jeffrey Alan Karson, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, United States
Physical Properties of IBM Forearc Crust: Comparison with Oceanic Crust
Gail Lynn Christeson, UTIG, Austin, TX, United States
Tectonic Emplacement of the Ophiolitic Mélange in the West Junggar, NW China: Comment on the Plate Boundary Significance of Ophiolitic Mélange Belt
Guocan Wang, Yixian Xu, Long Xiao and Chao Chen, China University of Geosciences Wuhan, Wuhan, China
The Xigaze ophiolite, southern Tibet: a fossil oceanic forearc generated during subduction initiation
Jingen Dai, Chengshan Wang, Dicheng Zhu and Yalin Li, China University of Geosciences Beijing, School of Earth Sciences and Resources, Beijing, China
Forearc hyperextension by detachment faulting and ophiolite dismemberment: examples from the Yarlung Tsangpo Suture Zone (Southern Tibet)
Marco Maffione1, Douwe J J Van Hinsbergen2, Wentao Huang3, Louise Koornneef2, Carl Guilmette4, Nathaniel Borneman5, Kip V Hodges5, Paul A Kapp6 and Ding Lin7, (1)Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, (2)University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, (3)Utrecht University, Utrecht, 3584, Netherlands, (4)University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, (5)Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States, (6)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (7)ITP Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Subduction-related oceanic crust in the Khantaishir ophiolite (western Mongolia).
Omar Gianola, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Max W Schmidt, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland and Oliver E Jagoutz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
New Perspectives on Ophiolite Formation: Evidence from Ultrahigh Pressure (UHP), Highly Reduced and Crustal-type Minerals in Podiform Chromitites
Paul T Robinson1,2 and Jingsui Yang1, (1)CARMA, State Key Laboratory of Continental Tectonics and Dynamics, Institute of Geology of CAGS, Beijing, China, (2)China University of Geosciences Wuhan, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Wuhan, China
Mantle Origin of Olivine-rich Troctolites in a Rift Environment
Ulrich Faul, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, Gordana Garapic, SUNY College at New Paltz, Department of Geology, New Paltz, NY, United States and Katsuyoshi Michibayashi, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka, Japan
Experimental Study of Olivine-rich Troctolites
Shangshang Mu, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States and Ulrich Faul, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
Is the Arabian Nubian Shield with Westward Subduction Polarity? Clues from Prograding Metamorphism in Mantle Peridotites, Eastern Desert of Egypt.
Hamed Mohammed Gamal El Dien, Abdel Salam Abu El-Ela, Mohamed Hamdy and Adel Hassan, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
Metamorphic Sole and Accreted Units Along a subduction Interface: form Birth to Steady State (the Case of Western Turkey)
Alexis Plunder1, Philippe Agard1, Christian Chopin2 and Mathieu Soret1, (1)University Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI, PARIS, France, (2)Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
Assessing Hydrothermal Contributions to Global Biogeochemial Cycles; Insights From the Macquarie Island Ophiolite
Rosalind Mary Coggon1, Damon A H Teagle2, Garry Davidson3, Jeffrey Alt4, Timothy Stephen Brewer5 and Michelle Harris2, (1)University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom, (2)University of Southampton, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom, (3)University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, (4)Michigan Tech University, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, (5)University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
Geochemistry and petrogenesis of mafic-ultramafic rocks from the Central Indian Ridge, latitude 8°S-17°S
Sang-Bong Yi1, Chang Whan Whan Oh1, Sang Joon Pak2, Jonguk Kim2 and Jai-Woon Moon2, (1)Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea, (2)KIOST Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, Ansan, South Korea
Geochemistry of Basalts from the Asymmetric Spreading Ridge Segment at 16.5̊N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Stevie R Henrick1, Vasilije Dobrosavljevic1, Henry J Dick2 and Vincent J M Salters1, (1)Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - NHMFL, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (2)WHOI, Woods Hole, MA, United States