These lecture notes discuss equilibrium crystallization in two component systems. Isotherms and boundary curves are introduced in this section. Other topics discussed include congruently melting intermediate compounds, incongruently melting compounds, and binary solid solution in ternary systems. Annotated phase diagrams are included throughout the text. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html
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