Temperature Changes associated with Adiabatic Decompression in Geological Processes

@article{Waldbaum1971TemperatureCA,
  title={Temperature Changes associated with Adiabatic Decompression in Geological Processes},
  author={D. R. Waldbaum},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1971},
  volume={232},
  pages={545-547}
}
Joule-Thomson coefficients of crystals indicate that temperatures may increase during irreversible adiabatic release of pressure. Isenthalpic decompression provides a mechanism for “self-heating” in igneous and metamorphic processes.