Darken's quadratic formalism and the thermodynamics of minerals

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Authors:Powell, Roger
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Univ. Melbourne, Dep. Geol., Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Volume Title:American Mineralogist
Source:American Mineralogist, 72(1-2), p.1-11. Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0003-004X
Publication Date:1987
Note:In English. 35 refs.; illus.
Summary:The implications for geothermometry and geobarometry are discussed for Darken's quadratic formalism, an activity- composition model, in which the compositional range is divided into two terminal regions, connected by a transitional central region. [J.A.Z.]
Subjects:Equations; Geochemistry; Geologic barometry; Geologic thermometry; Mineral assemblages; Minerals; Models; P-T conditions; Phase equilibria; Properties; Theoretical studies; Thermodynamic properties; Quadratic equations
Abstract Numbers:87M/5904
Record ID:1987055726
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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