Mixing properties of aluminosilicate garnets: constraints from natural and experimental data, and applications to geothermo- barometry.

J. Ganguly, S. K. Saxena

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Abstract

Data on the binary mixing properties of the (Fe,Mg,Ca)3Al2Si3O12 garnets and on the Fe-Mg partitioning between garnet and coexisting phases are reviewed, refined and critically analysed. Implications for certain multicomponent and thermobarometric calculations are discussed. -J.A.Z.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-97
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Mineralogist
Volume69
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry and Petrology

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