Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Research article
25 Feb 2020
Research article |  | 25 Feb 2020

Post-entrapment modification of residual inclusion pressure and its implications for Raman elastic thermobarometry

Xin Zhong, Evangelos Moulas, and Lucie Tajčmanová


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AR by Xin Zhong on behalf of the Authors (25 Nov 2019)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (20 Dec 2019) by Taras Gerya
RR by Viktoriya Yarushina (06 Jan 2020)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (20 Jan 2020)
ED: Publish as is (20 Jan 2020) by Taras Gerya
ED: Publish as is (20 Jan 2020) by Susanne Buiter (Executive editor)
AR by Xin Zhong on behalf of the Authors (25 Jan 2020)  Manuscript 
Short summary
In this study, we present a 1-D visco-elasto-plastic model in a spherical coordinate system to study the residual pressure preserved in mineral inclusions. This allows one to study how much residual pressure can be preserved after viscous relaxation. An example of quartz inclusion in garnet host is studied and it is found that above 600–700 °C, substantial viscous relaxation will occur. If one uses the relaxed residual quartz pressure for barometry, erroneous results will be obtained.