General characteristics of ophiolites.
Variations between ophiolites.
Processes of ophiolite formation.
Historical recognition of archean ophiolites.
Historical recognition of proterozoic ophiolites.
The role of ophiolites in continental growth.
Convergent margin analogs to archean greenstone belts.
Synopsis of this volume.
Proterozoic ophiolites and related rocks.
Archean ophiolites and related rocks.
Models for the evolution of oceanic crust with time.
Analogs to precambrian ophiolites.
Proterozoic Ophiolites and Related Rocks.
The jourma ophiolite: a mafic-ultramafic complex: From an ancient ocean-continent transition (P. Peltonin, A. Kontenin).
The 1.73 Ga Payson Ophiolite, Arizona, USA (J. Dann).
Neoproterozoic ophiolites of the Arabian-Nubian Shield (R. Stern et al.).
Neoproterozoic ophiolites in the Arabian Shield: Field relations and structure (P. Johnson, F. Kattan, A. A-Saleh).
The Wadi Onib mafic-ultramafic complex, a eoproterozoic suprasubduction zone ophiolite in the northern Red Sea Hills, Sudan (I. Hussein, A. Kroner, T. Reischmann).
Tectonomagmatic evolution, age and emplacemennt of the Agardagh Tes-Chem ophiolite in Tuva, Central Asia: Crustal growth by island arc accretion (J. Pfaender, A. Kroner).
Archean Ophiolites and Related Rocks.
Origin and emplacement of archean ophiolites: Of the central orogenic belt, North China Craton (T. Kusky et al.).
Re-os isotope chemistry and geochronology of chromite from mantle podiform chromitites from the Zunhua Ophiolitic Melange Belt, NW Chi