The Mount Kozak Magmatic Complex, Western Anatolia
Journal Article: The Mount Kozak Magmatic Complex, Western Anatolia
AbstractThe Mount Kozak igneous complex is located close to the towns of AyvalIk, Bergama and Burhaniye in the Western Anatolia, Turkey. Magmatic activity occurred during the Late Oligocene-Early Miocene, beginning with the emplacement of the Kozak pluton. Sheet intrusive rocks formed around it coevally. They are surrounded by the volcanic rocks, partly contemporaneously with the emplacement of the granitic rocks during the Early Miocene. The Upper Oligocene-Lower Miocene magmatic rocks of the Kozak region are represented by a high-K, calc-alkaline suite of predominantly intermediate and acidic composition. Their geochemical characteristics suggest that the magmas are hybrid, and were formed from a similar source, representing mantle-derived magmas, contaminated by crustal materials. The cogenetic plutonic rocks, the hypabyssal rocks and the overlying volcanic associations are related to one another in space and time, and appear to have been connected to a shallow level granitic intrusion in a caldera collapse setting. The calc-alkaline magmatic activity waned during the Middle Miocene. When the volcanism was rejuvenated during the Late Miocene-Pliocene, alkaline basalt lavas were formed as fissure eruptions.
- S. Altunkaynak and Y. Yilmaz
- Published Journal
- Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 1998
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S. Altunkaynak,Y. Yilmaz. 1998. The Mount Kozak Magmatic Complex, Western Anatolia. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. (!) .