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Silicate-sulfide liquid immiscibility in modern arc basalt (Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka): Part I. Occurrence and compositions of sulfide melts

Zelenski, M.; Kamenetsky, V.S.; Mavrogenes, John; Gurenko, A.A.; Danyushevsky, L.V.

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Silicate-sulfide liquid immiscibility plays a key role in the formation of magmatic sulfide ore deposits but incipient sulfide melts are rarely preserved in natural rocks. This study presents the distribution and compositions of olivine-hosted sulfide melt globules resulting from silicate-sulfide liquid immiscibility in primitive arc basalts. Abundant sulfide droplets entrapped in olivine from primitive basalts of the 1941 eruption and pre-historic eruptive cone “Mt. 1004” of the Tolbachik...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/139071
Source: Chemical Geology
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.09.013

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