A discussion of "Biotite melting in high-grade metamorphic gneisses from the Haut Allier (French Massif Central)" by Nédélec and Paquet

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Authors:Clemens, J. D.; McMillan, P. F.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Ariz. State Univ., Dep. Chem., Tempe, AZ 85287, United States
Volume Title:Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
Source:Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 79(4), p.436-438. Publisher: Springer International, Heidelberg-New York, International. ISSN: 0010-7999
Publication Date:1982
Note:In English. For original paper see Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., Vol. 77, p. 1-10, 1981. 13 refs.; illus. incl. 1 anal., 1 table
Summary:The present authors disagree with the interpretation of Nedelec & Paquet (82M/0914) that the amorphous phase in their samples of high-grade metamorphic gneisses is glass representing quenched melt formed by partial melting of biotite. [P.Br.]
Subjects:Alteration; Amorphous materials; Biotite; Cordierite; Electron probe data; Glasses; Gneisses; High temperature; Igneous rocks; Magmas; Metamorphic rocks; Mica group; P-T conditions; Partial melting; Petrology; Raman spectroscopy; Ring silicates; Secondary minerals; Sheet silicates; Silicates; Spectroscopy; Stability; Temperature; Volcanic rocks; Europe; France; Haute-Loire France; Western Europe; Pinite; Vieille Brioude
Coordinates:N450500 N451500 E0032500 E0031500
Abstract Numbers:83M/2213
Record ID:1983045404
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom, Reference includes data from PASCAL, Institute de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
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