Modal calculations, Fractional crystallization model, Excel spreadsheet
PetroMode is an Excel spreadsheet that can be used to (1) calculate the modal composition of a rock given the elemental composition of the rock and (2) calculate the major element mass balance to test the derivation of a daughter liquid by removal of minerals from a parent liquid (fractional crystallization).
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Christiansen, Eric H., "PetroMode" (2009). All Faculty Publications. 1334.
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
© 2009 Eric H. Christiansen
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