Doubts & DiscussionCategory: Theoryfractional-crystallization-melting-formula
Amit asked 5 years ago

Start your code here We have two different formulas for fractional crystallization. Please explain about when to use which formula?  1. F^(Di – 1) 2. 1/D * (1-F)^1/D-1

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GeoCon Staff answered 5 years ago

Fractional crystallization
Cl = Clo x F^(D-1)
Cl = concentration of element in liquid
Clo = initial conc. of that element in liquid
*The second formula that you have given is for ‘fractional melting’ not crystalization

Amit answered 5 years ago

Thanx once again. You just cleared my biggest doubt.

GeoCon Staff answered 5 years ago

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