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The moment quantity of this sequence involves 3 components. half I specializes in the study on intracrystalline reactions. This paintings, which started approximately 20 years in the past, is severely reviewed by way of Ghose and Ganguly in bankruptcy 1. along with the assessment, the authors contain a few of their formerly unpublished paintings to illustrate how destiny study may perhaps relief in acquiring information on thermodynamics of good suggestions and in knowing the cooling heritage of igneous and metamorphic rocks. The latter can be the subject followed through Kretz within the moment bankruptcy, which examines the redistribution of Fe and Mg in coexisting silicates in the course of cooling. bankruptcy three comprises new information on Fe-Mg distribution in clinopyroxenes. Dal Negro and his co-authors have chosen a sequence of clinopyroxenes from volcanic rocks and current web site occupancy info on a number of clinopyroxenes of intermediate compositions. the information set has now not been released earlier than and is the 1st of its type. half II of this e-book starts off with a bankruptcy on melts via Gaskell, who explores the connection among density and constitution of silicate melts. this is often via the synthesis of information generated within the U.S.S.R. by way of Shmulovich and his co-authors on fluids. Blencoe, Merkel and Seil current a radical research of the part equilibrium facts on feldspars coexisting with fluids within the 3rd bankruptcy during this part.

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J(A) + i(B), (b) 'Yt and X/ and are respectively the mole-fraction and activity coefficient of the i-component in the phase A, and so on. For the sake of brevity, we shall designate the terms within the first and second square brackets as KD and K y , respectively. In the case of homogeneous or intracrystalline exchange, however, the concept of chemical potentials of the species in the crystallographic sites faces formal problems which have been discussed by Mueller et al. (1970) and Grover and Orville (1970).

1975; Francis and Ribbe, 1980). , 1976), there are two competing factors which determine the ordering of the divalent transition metal ions in olivine with respect to Mg2+: (a) the larger of the two ions prefers the larger octahedral M2 site and (b) the transition metal ions (including Fe2+) prefer the smaller MI site, which allows a greater degree of covalent bonding with the oxygen ions. For Fe2+, these two competing factors nearly cancel each other, resulting in slight or no Mg-Fe2+ order.

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