Correlation between the seismic structure of oceanic crust and the geology of ophiolite complexes.
Rock units of layered ophiolite complexes.
Pillow lavas in the Oman Ophiolite.
Sheet-like upper lavas in the Oman Ophiolite.
Lavas cut by dikes and sills in the Troodos Ophiolite
Sheeted dikes in (top to bottom): E Greenland Volcanic Rifted Margin, Bay of Islands Ophiolite Complex, Macquarie Island Ophiolite.
Layered gabbroic rocks in the Oman Ophiolite.
Gray gabbroic rocks overlie brown weathering peridotites (fossil Moho) in the Bay of Islands Ophiolite Complex.
Mantle peridotite (harzburgite) tectonite in the Bay of Islands Ophiolite Complex.
Sheared serpentinite in Ligurian Ophiolites (left) and serpent skin texture in serpentinite (right).