By Joaquin Alberto Cortes

University at Buffalo, SUNY (UB)

Olive 2.1.1 a simple fractional crystallization calculator.

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Version 2.1.1 - published on 06 Oct 2016

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Olive 2.1, is a simple calculator for fractional crystallization. Unlike MELTS, Olive does not have a thermodynamic model behind so it does not calculate what phases are crystallizing form a given melt at a given pressure and temperature. Rather, it calculates the changes in the composition of the melt given that the fractionated minerals and their proportions are a priori known. A pdf document with a basic manual can be downloaded from here.

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