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Binary Phase Diagrams

Click on an image or the link in the caption, and a PDF file of the diagram will download to your computer. Some of the PDF files are animations – they contain more than one page that can be shown in sequence to see changes as temperature or some other variable changes.

Unless otherwise noted, these figures were drafted by Dexter Perkins or John Brady.

Animated PDF files:


Di-An pdf animation Animated PDF: Melting in the system CaMgSi2O6-CaAl2Si2O8 (Di-An)
Download PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 80kB May1 07)


Leu-QzA Animated PDF: Melting in the system KAlSi2O6-SiO2 (Leu-Qz)
Download PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 137kB Sep7 07)


Leu-QzB Animated PDF: Melting in the system KAlSi2O6-SiO2 (Leu-Qz)
Download PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 115kB May3 07)


Plagioclase phase diagram Animated PDF: Melting in the system CaAl2Si2O8-NaAlSi3O8 (Ab-An)
Download PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 135kB Sep7 07)


AbOr hypersolvus Animated PDF: Melting in the system NaAlSi3O8-KAlSi3O8 (Ab-Or) at 1 atm. pressure (subsolvus)
Download PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 201kB Mar10 08)


jpg image of one frame from animation of Ab-Or subsolvus melting Animated PDF: Melting in the system NaAlSi3O8-KAlSi3O8 (Ab-Or) at high pressure (subsolvus)
Download PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 350kB Sep7 07)


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