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Three Component Systems and Their Reactions

Dexter Perkins
University of North Dakota
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This exercise involves plotting mineral compositions on triangular (3-component diagrams) and using those diagrams to determine possible mineral reactions.

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This exercise is used in a sophomore or junior level required course in petrology.

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