XIII.—Crystal Growth of Forsteritic Olivine in Magmas and Melts

@article{Drever1995XIIICrystalGO,
  title={XIII.—Crystal Growth of Forsteritic Olivine in Magmas and Melts},
  author={Harald Irving Drever and Robert Johnston},
  journal={Transactions of The Royal Society of Edinburgh-earth Sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={86},
  pages={61-90}
}
One of the writers' main aims has been to help to prepare the way for a new approach to problems in which the natural occurrence of forsteritic olivines is a vital factor. Variation in their shapes and textural relations in minor intrusions, lavas and melts is examined and the historical development of concepts of their growth and resorption, particularly in magmas, is traced. Particular attention is focused on the olivines of picritic, minor intrusions. It is concluded that in the… Expand
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