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Precalculated phase equilibrium models for geophysical properties of the crust and mantle as a function of composition

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American Geophysical Union
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Keywords
  • The Use Of Phase Equilibrium Calculations To Compute Physical Properties Of Rocks Has Become Commonp
  • Typically
  • The Phase Equilibrium Calculations Are Used To Construct Two-Dimensional Tables Of Rock Properties A
  • We Document A Computer Program That Can Be Used To Assemble A Three-Dimensional Table That Accounts
  • A User-Selected Interpolation Scheme Is Used To Recover Data From The Tables As Continuous Function
  • We Illustrate The Utility Of The Program Using Two Examples
  • The First Explores The Effect Of Water Content Of An Average Continental Crust Composition
  • As Water Content Is The Primary Parameter Controlling The Amount Of Melt And/Or Low-Density Fluid Pr
  • This Model Provides A Basis For Assessing The Impact Of Fluids On The Geophysical Properties Of The
  • In The Second Example
  • We Model The Mantle Composition As A Mixture Between Harzburgitic And Basaltic End-Members
  • We Show That For Purposes Of Seismic Velocity Calculations
  • The Continuum Model Is Well Approximated By Interpolation From A Table In Which The Compositional Va
  • The Tables For Both Examples Are Provided Electronically As Ready-To-Use Geophysical Tools
Disciplines
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Physics

Abstract

Precalculated phase equilibrium models for geophysical properties of the crust and mantle as a function of composition - DTU Orbit (21/04/14) Precalculated phase equilibrium models for geophysical properties of the crust and mantle as a function of composition - DTU Orbit (21/04/14) Zunino, A., Connolly, J. A. D., & Khan, A. (2011). Precalculated phase equilibrium models for geophysical properties of the crust and mantle as a function of composition. G3: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12(4), Q04001. 10.1029/2010GC003304

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