The Mg2SiO4 polymorphs (olivine, modified spinel and spinel)-thermodynamic properties from oxide melt solution calorimetry, phase relations, and models of lattice vibrations.

M. Akaogi, N. L. Ross, P. McMillan, A. Navrotsky

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Abstract

The results of high-T calorimetric and IR and Raman spectroscopic studies of the alpha , beta and gamma Mg2SiO4 polymorphs are reported. Thermochemical data are used to construct a P-T diagram for these phases.-J.A.Z.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-512
Number of pages14
JournalAmerican Mineralogist
Volume69
Issue number5-6
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry and Petrology

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