Articles | Volume 15, issue 2
Review article
09 Feb 2024
Review article |  | 09 Feb 2024

Hydrogen solubility of stishovite provides insights into water transportation to the deep Earth

Mengdan Chen, Changxin Yin, Danling Chen, Long Tian, Liang Liu, and Lei Kang


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-2316', Anonymous Referee #1, 30 Oct 2023
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Lei Kang, 18 Dec 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-2316', Anonymous Referee #2, 06 Nov 2023
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Lei Kang, 18 Dec 2023
  • RC3: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-2316', Anonymous Referee #3, 12 Nov 2023
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC3', Lei Kang, 18 Dec 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Lei Kang on behalf of the Authors (19 Dec 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (20 Dec 2023) by Federico Rossetti
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (12 Jan 2024)
ED: Publish as is (12 Jan 2024) by Federico Rossetti
ED: Publish as is (12 Jan 2024) by Federico Rossetti (Executive editor)
AR by Lei Kang on behalf of the Authors (17 Jan 2024)  Manuscript 
Short summary

Stishovite remains stable under mantle conditions and can incorporate various amounts of water in its crystal structure. We provide a systematic review of previous studies on water in stishovite and propose a new model for water solubility of Al-bearing stishovite. Calculation results based on this model suggest that stishovite may effectively accommodate water from the breakdown of hydrous minerals and could make an important contribution to water enrichment in the mantle transition zone.