2021
DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egab020
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Marieke Van Lichtervelde, Philippe Goncalves, Aurélien Eglinger, Aurélia Colin, Jean-Marc Montel, Nicolas Dacheux

Abstract: Abstract We provide new experimental data of monazite, xenotime and U-Th-bearing cheralite solubility in slightly peralkaline to peraluminous granitic melts using dissolution and reverse (i.e., recrystallisation after dissolution) experiments in water-saturated and flux-bearing (P+F+Li) granitic melts, at 800 °C and 200 MPa. Although a positive correlation between REE solubility and melt peralkalinity is confirmed, monazite solubilities reported here are much lower than the values previously pub…

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