Garnet phase of MgSiO3 filling the pyroxene-ilmenite gap at very high temperature

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Authors:Kato, Takumi; Kumazawa, Mineo
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Nagoya Univ., Dep. Earth Sci., Nagoya, Japan
Other:
Univ. Tokyo, Japan
Volume Title:Nature (London)
Source:Nature (London), 316(6031), p.803-805. Publisher: Macmillan Journals, London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0028-0836
Publication Date:1985
Note:In English. 21 refs.; illus. incl. 1 table
Summary:Melting experiments on MgSiO3 were made at a static P of 20 GPa, and show a new garnet-like cubic phase of MgSiO3 which melts incongruently at 2250°C. [R.K.H.]
Subjects:Chain silicates; Composition; Experimental studies; Garnet group; Geophysics; High pressure; High temperature; Ilmenite; Infrared spectra; Magnesian silicates; Mantle; Melting; Mineral composition; Nesosilicates; Orthosilicates; Oxides; P-T conditions; Phase transitions; Polymorphism; Pressure; Pyroxene group; Silicates; Spectra; Temperature
Abstract Numbers:86M/1757
Record ID:1986005586
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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