MELTS Home Page
http://melts.ofm-research.org/

Mark Ghiorso, University of Washington, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences


MELTS is a software package for modeling crystallization of magmatic systems. The MELTS home page provides acess to three types of modeling tools. The software can be used to calculate phase equilibria or to compute thermodynamic properties of mineral solid solutions. For most applications the user enters mineral composition, temperature and pressure. The web site features demo software, downloadable software, an on-line user's guide and many helpful tips for use of the software.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Mineralogy:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Computer Applications
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Classes of Earth Materials: Volcanic Rocks, Plutonic Rocks
Course Type: Upper Level:Petrology
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Observational Data
Topics: Solid Earth, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Solid Earth:Geochemistry, Mineralogy:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Solid Earth:Petrology, Mineralogy