Direct (dilute) Trace-Element Models

  • Vojtěch Janoušek
  • Jean-François Moyen
  • Hervé Martin
  • Vojtěch Erban
  • Colin Farrow
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Abstract

By combining the mass balance (Chap. 6) and partition coefficient (Chap. 10) concepts, it is possible to derive a range of laws that relate the trace-element composition of a melt to that of its source, the nature and proportion of solid phases (cumulate or restite), etc. Various laws are written to account for different situations (melting, crystallization, mixing; batch or fractional; etc.).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vojtěch Janoušek
    • 1
  • Jean-François Moyen
    • 2
  • Hervé Martin
    • 3
  • Vojtěch Erban
    • 1
  • Colin Farrow
    • 4
  1. 1.Czech Geological SurveyPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Université Jean-MonnetSaint-EtienneFrance
  3. 3.Université Blaise-PascalClermont-FerrandFrance
  4. 4.GlasgowScotland

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