A model for rates of disequilibrium melting during metamorphism

  • David C. Rubie
  • Adrian J. Brearley
Part of the The Mineralogical Society Series book series (MIBS, volume 2)


In numerous studies of partial melting, attention has been focused primarily on topics such as equilibrium phase relations, trace element partitioning, and the textural relations between liquid and crystalline phases in partially molten aggregates. In contrast, the rate of melting in the crust and mantle has received little or no attention. An evaluation of melting rates is important for a number of reasons, such as the following.


Latent Heat Partial Melting Melting Rate Melting Reaction Crustal Melting 
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