Major elements EMPA method for spinel with secondary standards

Birner, Suzanne K; ORCID: 0000-0002-4046-4200
Cottrell, Elizabeth; ORCID: 0000-0002-9402-9394
Davis, Fred A; ORCID: 0000-0002-5222-6330
Warren, Jessica M; ORCID: 0000-0002-4046-4200
EMPA methods for major element analysis of spinel with accurate and precise quantification of Fe3+/TotalFe using JEOL probes at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
How to cite this dataset:
Birner, S. K., Cottrell, E., Davis, F. A., Warren, J. M., 2024. Major elements EMPA method for spinel with secondary standards, Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). Accessed 2024-05-25.
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Davis, F. A., Cottrell, E., Birner, S. K., Warren, J. M., and Lopez, O. G., (2017), “Revisiting the electron microprobe method of spinel-olivine-orthopyroxene oxybarometry applied to spinel peridotites.” American Mineralogist, 102(2): 421–435;
Birner, S. K., Warren, J. M., Cottrell, E., Davis, F. A., Kelley, K. A., and Falloon, T. J., (2017), “Forearc peridotites from Tonga record heterogeneous oxidation of the mantle following subduction initiation.” Journal of Petrology, 58(9): 1755–1780;
Birner, S. K., Warren, J. M., Cottrell, E., and Davis, F. A., (2016), “Hydrothermal alteration of seafloor peridotites does not influence oxygen fugacity recorded by spinel oxybarometry.” Geology, 44(7): 535–538;
Birner, S. K., Cottrell, E., Warren, J. M., Kelley, K. A., and Davis, F. A., (2018), “Peridotites and basalts reveal broad congruence between two independent records of mantle fO2 despite local redox heterogeneity.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 494: 172–189;
Davis, F. A., and Cottrell, E., (2018), “Experimental investigation of basalt and peridotite oxybarometers: Implications for spinel thermodynamic models and Fe3+ compatibility during generation of upper mantle melts.” American Mineralogist, 103(7): 1056–1067;
Davis, F. A., and Cottrell, E., (2021), “Partitioning of Fe2O3 in peridotite partial melting experiments over a range of oxygen fugacities elucidates ferric iron systematics in mid-ocean ridge basalts and ferric iron content of the upper mantle.” Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 176(9): 67;
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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International [CC-BY-NC-SA-4.0]
Funding source(s):
National Science Foundation: 1433212
National Science Foundation: 1434199
National Science Foundation: 1620276
Coverage Scope: Regional (Continents, Oceans)
User Contributed Keyword(s):
EPMA Methods, mantle, peridotite, oxygen fugacity, mid-ocean ridges, spinel
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