Phase equilibria and thermodynamic properties of minerals in the BeO-Al2O3-SiO2-H2O (BASH) system, with petrologic applications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

Abstract

The phase relations and thermodynamic properties of behoite, bertrandite, beryl, bromellite, chrysoberyl, euclase and phenakite have been quantitatively evaluated from a combination of new phase-equilibrium, solubility, calorimetric and volumetric measurements, and with data from the literature. The resulting thermodynamic model is consistent with natural low-variance assemblages and can be used to interpret many beryllium-mineral occurrences.-J.A.Z.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-300
Number of pages24
JournalAmerican Mineralogist
Volume71
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry and Petrology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Phase equilibria and thermodynamic properties of minerals in the BeO-Al<sub>2</sub>O<sub>3</sub>-SiO<sub>2</sub>-H<sub>2</sub>O (BASH) system, with petrologic applications.'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this