Experimental study of element partitioning between majorite, olivine, merwinite, diopside and silicate melts at 16 GPa and 2, 000°C

@inproceedings{Moriyama1992ExperimentalSO,
  title={Experimental study of element partitioning between majorite, olivine, merwinite, diopside and silicate melts at 16 GPa and 2, 000°C},
  author={Junko Moriyama and Iwao Kawabe and Kiyoshi Fujino and Eiji Ohtani},
  year={1992}
}
We have determined experimentally the partition coefficients of elements between silicate minerals and coexisting melts at 16 GPa and 2, 000°C in chondritic and CaO-rich silicate systems. Majorite garnet + melt ± olivine forms in the MgO-rich chondritic system, while in the CaO-rich system, merwinite coexists with melt ± clinopyroxene. The partition coefficients (D-values) of La, Ce, Sm, Yb, Sc, Zr, Hf and other minor or major elements for majorite garnet, merwinite, and clinopyroxene/melt… CONTINUE READING