Choosing an Appropriate Model

  • Vojtěch Janoušek
  • Jean-François Moyen
  • Hervé Martin
  • Vojtěch Erban
  • Colin Farrow
Part of the Springer Geochemistry book series (SPRIGEO)


This chapter presents a range of geological and petrological evidence that can be used to decide on the process shaping the geochemistry of a rock suite. In turn, we discuss the evidence for crystallization, melting and mixing (and assimilation), and we show which of the laws discussed in Chaps. 6 and 11 are more appropriate for each situation.


Fractional Crystallization Mafic Magma Contrib Mineral Petrol Melting Reaction Mafic Microgranular Enclave 
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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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