Articles | Volume 5, issue 2
Research article
09 Jul 2014
Research article |  | 09 Jul 2014

An experimental study of pyroxene crystallization during rapid cooling in a thermal gradient: application to komatiites

S. Bouquain, N. T. Arndt, F. Faure, and G. Libourel

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Cited articles

Arndt, N. T. and Fleet, M. E.: Stable and metastable pyroxene crystallization in layered komatiite flows, Am. Mineralogist, 64, 856–864, 1979.
Arndt, N. T., Barnes, S. J., and Lesher, C. M.: Komatiite, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, p. 487, 2008.
Arndt, N. T., Bruzak, G., and Reischmann, T.: The oldest continental and oceanic plateaus: geochemistry of basalts and komatiites of the Pilbara Craton, Australia, in: Mantle Plumes: their identification through time, edited by: Ernst, R. E. and Buchan, K. L., Geol. Soc. Am., Special Paper, 352, 359–388, 2001.
Bouquain, S., Arndt, N. T., Hellebrand, E., and Faure, F.: Crystallochemistry and origin of pyroxenes in komatiites and lunar basalts, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 158, 599–617,, 2009.
Campbell, I. H. and Arndt, N. T.: Pyroxene accumulation in spinifex-textured rocks, Geol. Mag., 119, 605–610, 1982.