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The calc-alkaline magma series is one of two main subdivisions of the subalkaline magma series, the other subalkaline magma series being the tholeiitic series. A magma series is a series of compositions that describes the evolution of a mafic magma, which is high in magnesium and iron and produces basalt or gabbro, as it fractionally crystallizes to become a felsic magma, which is low in magnesium and iron and produces rhyolite or granite. Calc-alkaline rocks are rich in alkaline earths (magnesia and calcium oxide) and alkali metals and make up a major part of the crust of the continents.
The diverse rock types in the calc-alkaline series include volcanic types such as basalt, andesite, dacite, rhyolite, and also their coarser-grained intrusive equivalents (gabbro, diorite, granodiorite, and granite). They do not include silica-undersaturated, alkalic, or peralkaline rocks.

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  1. benorin

    B Help Visualizing 3-d Surfaces

    1. Fold in half the long way 2. Fold in half the short way 3. Unfold paper, grasping the left side horizontal crease, bend the paper as shown by making the left crease flush with the bottom vertical crease and crease along the -45 degree bend (not shown) 4. This is the visualization for...
  2. Hamiltonian

    Calculus Books for practice integration problems and calc 3

    I am looking for a (practice)book that has problems on definite and indefinite integration from easy to intermediate. also which book covers the prerequisites of calculus for books like Griffiths.(similar to the topics in chap 1 of Griffiths but more in-depth)
  3. entropy2008

    Cauchy-Riemann Theorem Example in Physics

    I was thinking of the wavefunction in QM but I'm not sure how it's used and when.
  4. komarxian

    Multivariable calculus problem

    Homework Statement Find the points on the surface xy^2z^3=2 that are closest to the origin Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution x,y,z=/= 0, as when x,y,z = 0 it is untrue. Right?? Otherwise, I am very unsure as to how to approach this problem. Should I be taking partial derivatives...
  5. M

    B Intution behind the gradient giving the steepest ascent in 2D

    Can this(image) be used as a proof that the direction of gradient gives the direction of steepest ascent(in 2D).Am I understanding it right ?.The function 'f' in the image is a scalar valued function.Please explain.
  6. C

    Stuck on the integration bound

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  7. jlmccart03

    Courses Calculus 3 -- looking for ways to help me understand

    So I am in calculus 3 this year and have passed both calc 1 and 2 with a B and C+ respectively. I could have gotten a better grade but was lazy. I was lazy by using calculators and not actually learning the arithmetic and algebra. Now one serious issue I have is Trig. I can never remember trig...
  8. S

    B Proof: How to start it?

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  9. U

    Force on 2 cables with weight attatched using Theta....

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  10. D

    Issue with Double Integral

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  11. D

    Confused with Space Curves

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  12. L

    A shot fired from gun, elevation to hit a target 3000 feet away

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  13. P

    Show the gravitional field is conservative

    In my calculus textbook (section on vector calc) it is showing that the gravitational field is conservative. I followed fine except for the first part, defining the scalar function f. Showing the field is conservative went something like this: f(x,y,z) = MM'G/\sqrt{x^2+y^2+z^2}...
  14. Marcin H

    Find the initial angle.

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  15. P

    Classical Mathematics for E&M

    Can anyone recommend a good book that deals with the mathematics of E&M? I've read through my calculus books and feel like I understand the material there and can solve the problems. However, when it comes to it's applications in electricity and magnetism I find that I have enormous difficulty...
  16. Amy1127

    Is it a bad idea to take 19 units in 16 weeks, or delay O-Chem to next term?

    In order to transfer on time from community college and prepare for the MCAT I have to really scrunch my classes. I was planning on taking Calc 3, Liner Algebra, O Chem 1, and Physics 1 (mechanics) at a whopping total of 19 units in 16 weeks. Is this doable? I would not be working and all of my...
  17. M

    Finding vectors and magnitude

    Homework Statement Find a vector in the direction opposite to <-4,1,2>, that has a magnitude of 3. Homework Equations I think that I did the first part of the problem correctly: <-4,1,2> magnitude= sqrt[ (-4)^2+1^2+2^2 ] = sqrt(16+1+4) = sqrt(21)...