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American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials

Vol. 100, no. 11-12        November-December 2015 Table of Contents

LETTERS
2749
Dislocation microstructures in simple-shear-deformed wadsleyite at transition-zone conditions: Weak-beam dark-field TEM characterization of dislocations on the (010) plane
Nobuyoshi Miyajima and Takaaki Kawazoe
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2753
Chemical composition and crystal structure of merrillite from the Suizhou meteorite
Hexiong Yang, Xiande Xie, Xiangping Gu and Robert T. Downs
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HIGHLIGHTS AND BREAKTHROUGHS
2365
On understanding the structure and composition of crystals
I. David Brown
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2367
Stable and metastable silicate liquid immiscibility in ferrobasalts
Bernard Charlier
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2369
When was the Earth’s conveyor belt set in motion?
Igor S. Puchtel
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ROEBLING MEDAL LECTURE
2371
Trace element partitioning into sulfide: How lithophile elements become chalcophile and vice versa
Bernard J. Wood and Ekaterina S. Kiseeva
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INVITED CENTENNIAL ARTICLE
2380
Petrology on Mars
Harry Y. McSween Jr.
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2396
Hf and Nd isotope systematics of early Archean komatiites from surface sampling and ICDP drilling in the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa
Janne Blichert-Toft, Nicholas T. Arndt, Allan Wilson and Grace Coetzee
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CROSSROADS IN EARTH AND PLANETARY MATERIALS
2412
Quasicrystals at extreme conditions: The role of pressure in stabilizing icosahedral Al63Cu24Fe13 at high temperature
Vincenzo Stagno, Luca Bindi, Changyong Park, Sergey Tkachev, Vitali B. Prakapenka, H.-K. Mao, Russell J. Hemley, Paul J. Steinhardt and Yingwei Fei
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SPECIAL COLLECTION: APATITE: A COMMON MINERAL, UNCOMMONLY VERSATILE
2419
Tracking the thermal decomposition of plasma-sprayed hydroxyapatite
Robert B. Heimann
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SPECIAL COLLECTION: RATES AND DEPTHS OF MAGMA ASCENT ON EARTH
2426
Experimental constraints on bubble formation and growth during magma ascent: A review
Adrian Fiege and Sarah B. Cichy
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SPECIAL COLLECTION: MECHANISMS, RATES, AND TIMESCALES OF GEOCHEMICAL TRANSPORT PROCESSES IN THE CRUST AND MANTLE
2443
Ankerite grains with dolomite cores: A diffusion chronometer for low- to medium-grade regionally metamorphosed clastic sediments
John M. Ferry, Joanne E. Stubbs, Huifang Xu, Yunbin Guan and John M. Eiler
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REGULAR ARTICLE
2458
Crystal structure, high-pressure, and high-temperature behavior of carbonates in the K2Mg(CO3)2–Na2Mg(CO3)2 join
Anastasia Golubkova, Marco Merlini and Max W. Schmidt
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2468
Temperature micro-mapping in oscillatory-zoned chlorite: Application to study of a green-schist facies fault zone in the Pyrenean Axial Zone (Spain)
Vincent Trincal, Pierre Lanari, Martine Buatier, Brice Lacroix, Delphine Charpentier, Pierre Labaume and Manuel Muñoz
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2484
Micro- and nano-characterization of Zn-clays in nonsulfide supergene ores of southern Peru
Nicola Mondillo, Fernando Nieto and Giuseppina Balassone
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2497
Mineralogical characterization of individual growth structures of Mn-nodules with different Ni+Cu content from the central Pacific Ocean
Anna V. Wegorzewski, Thomas Kuhn, Reiner Dohrmann, Richard Wirth and Sylvain Grangeon
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2509
The magma plumbing system of the Emeishan large igneous province and its role in basaltic magma differentiation in a continental setting
Yan Tao, Keith Putirka, Rui-Zhong Hu and Chusi Li
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2518
Weathering of the Ethiopian volcanic province: A new weathering index to characterize and compare soils
Jennifer S. Le Blond, Javier Cuadros, Yordanos B. Molla, Tadesse Berhanu, Mohammed Umer, Peter J. Baxter and Gail Davey
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2533
Recommended mineral-melt partition coefficients for FRTEs (Cu), Ga, and Ge during mantle melting
Véronique Le Roux, Rajdeep Dasgupta and Cin-Ty A. Lee
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2545
Tetrahedral plot diagram: A geometrical solution for quaternary systems
Toshiaki Shimura and Anthony I.S. Kemp
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2548
Investigations on alunogen under Mars-relevant temperature conditions: An example for a single-crystal-to-single-crystal phase transition
Volker Kahlenberg, Doris E. Braun and Maria Orlova
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2559
Crystallization of calcium oxalate hydrates by interaction of calcite marble with fungus Aspergillus niger
Elena V. Sturm (née Rosseeva), Olga Frank-Kamenetskaya, Dmitry Vlasov, Marina Zelenskaya, Katerina Sazanova, Alexey Rusakov and Rüdiger Kniep
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2566
Direct and indirect evidence for free oxygen (O2–) in MO-silicate glasses and melts (M = Mg, Ca, Pb)
H. Wayne Nesbitt, G. Michael Bancroft, Grant S. Henderson, Ryan Sawyer and Richard A. Secco
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2579
Effect of fluid composition on growth rate of monazite in quartzite at 1.0 GPa and 1000 °C
John C. Ayers, Derek L. Bryant and Kevin Giles
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2590
Determination of the full elastic tensor of single crystals using shear wave velocities by Brillouin spectroscopy
Dawei Fan, Zhu Mao, Jing Yang and Jung-Fu Lin
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2602
Temperature dependence of the velocity-density relation for liquid metals under high pressure: Implications for the Earth’s outer core
Tetsuya Komabayashi, Jinya Kato, Kei Hirose, Satoshi Tsutsui, Saori Imada, Yoichi Nakajima and Alfred Q.R. Baron
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2610
Thermal, compositional, and compressional demagnetization of cementite
David Walker, Jie Li, Bora Kalkan and Simon M. Clark
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2625
The MnCO3-II high-pressure polymorph of rhodocrosite
Marco Merlini, Michael Hanfland and Mauro Gemmi
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2630
Lanthanide tetrads in normalized rare element patterns of of zircon from the Koktokay No. 3 granitic pegmatite, Altay, NW China
Yong Tang and Hui Zhang
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2637
Hydrogrossular, Ca3Al2(SiO4)3−x(H4O4)x: An ab initio investigation of its structural and energetic properties
Valentina Lacivita, Agnes Mahmoud, Alessandro Erba, Philippe D’Arco and Sami Mustapha
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2650
High-pressure synthesis of skiagite-majorite garnet and investigation of its crystal structure
Leyla Ismailova, Andrey Bobrov, Maxim Bykov, Elena Bykova, Valerio Cerantola, Innokenty Kantor, Ilya Kupenko, Catherine McCammon, Vadim Dyadkin, Dmitry Chernyshov, Sakura Pascarelli, Aleksandr Chumakov, Natalia Dubrovinskaia and Leonid Dubrovinsky
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2655
Mineralogical evolution of Fe–Si-rich layers at the olivine-water interface during carbonation reactions
Giuseppe D. Saldi, Damien Daval, Hua Guo, François Guyot, Sylvain Bernard, Corentin Le Guillou, James A. Davis and Kevin G. Knauss
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2670
High-pressure spectroscopic study of siderite (FeCO3) with a focus on spin crossover
Valerio Cerantola, Catherine McCammon, Ilya Kupenko, Innokenty Kantor, Carlo Marini, Max Wilke, Leyla Ismailova, Natalia Solopova, Aleksandr Chumakov, Sakura Pascarelli and Leonid Dubrovinsky
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2682
Exploring the potential of Raman spectroscopy for crystallochemical analyses of complex hydrous silicates: I. Amphiboles
Lisa Leissner, Jochen Schlüter, Ingo Horn and Boriana Mihailova
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2695
Apexite, NaMg(PO4)·9H2O, a new struvite-type phase with a heteropolyhedral cluster
Anthony R. Kampf, Stuart J. Mills, Barbara P. Nash, Martin Jensen and Tony Nikischer
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FLUIDS IN THE CRUST
2702
The mechanism of infiltration of metamorphic fluids recorded by hydration and carbonation of epidote-amphibolite facies metabasaltic sills in the SW Scottish Highlands
Barbara I. Kleine, Iain K. Pitcairn and Alasdair D.L. Skelton
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BUILDING PLANETS: THE DYNAMICS AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF CORE FORMATION
2718
The axial ratio of hcp Fe and Fe–Ni–Si alloys to the conditions of Earth’s inner core
Rebecca A. Fischer and Andrew J. Campbell
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2725
Shock-induced mobilization of metal and sulfide in planetesimals: Evidence from the Buck Mountains 005 (L6 S4) dike-bearing chondrite
Alex Ruzicka, Ryan Brown, Jon Friedrich, Melinda Hutson, Richard Hugo and Mark Rivers
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2739
The accretion and differentiation of Earth under oxidizing conditions
R. Bastian Georg and Anat Shahar
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