Reverse (dilute) Trace-Element Models
Although the laws governing the trace-element behaviour are not linear, it is still possible, in some cases, to “invert” them and constrain the proportion of minerals present in a cumulate or a restite based on melt’s composition and partition coefficients. This chapter presents the relevant equations.
KeywordsPartition Coefficient Major Element Matrix Form Fractional Crystallization Forward Model
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