Essays Tagged: "Pyroxene"

This is a simple essay explaining the Bowen Reaction Series.

e structureof independent tetrahedra (Chernicoff 56).At the same temperatures as the olivine and thepyroxenes crystallize, so does thecalcium feldspar. As these crystals continue to interactwith the r ... st minerals to crystallize (Cherincoff 57).Higher Temperature: Basic MagmaOlivine AnorthiteBytownitePyroxeneLabradoriteAmphiboles AndesineOligoclaseBiotite AlbiteOrthoclaseMuscoviteQuartzLow Temp: Aci ...

(1 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science