Investigating the presence of a recycled component in the Azores mantle source
Dr B O'Driscoll, Prof R Burgess, Dr G Holland
6 February 2019
The Azores archipelago is considered unusual as an example of oceanic intraplate volcanism for a variety of reasons1,2. One is the extreme range in trace element and radiogenic isotope (Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf) signatures that its basalt products exhibit.