The thermodynamic properties of topaz solid solutions and some petrologic applications.

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Reversed experiments on andalusite + water = hydroxyl topaz were run between 600o-900oC and 650-2000 kbar. The thermodynamic calculations based on this data agree well with observations on natural assemblages. -K.A.R.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)956-974
Number of pages19
JournalAmerican Mineralogist
Issue number9-10
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes


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  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry and Petrology

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