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Silicate melt inclusions in the new millennium: A review of recommended practices for preparation, analysis, and data presentation

Rose-Koga, E. F. and Bouvier, A.-S. and Gaetani, G. A. and Wallace, P. J. and Allison, C. M. and Andrys, J. A. and Angeles de la Torre, C. A. and Barth, A. and Bodnar, R. J. and Bracco Gartner, A. J. J. and Butters, D. and Castillejo, A. and Chilson-Parks, B. and Choudhary, B. R. and Cluzel, N. and Cole, M. and Cottrell, E. and Daly, A. and Danyushevsky, L.V. and DeVitre, C. L. and Drignon, M. J. and France, L. and Gaborieau, M. and Garcia, M. O. and Gatti, E. and Genske, F. S. and Hartley, M. E. and Hughes, E. C. and Iveson, A. A. and Johnson, E. R. and Jones, M. and Kagoshima, T. and Katzir, Y. and Kawaguchi, M. and Kawamoto, T. and Kelley, K. A. and Koornneef, J. M. and Kurz, M. D. and Laubier, M. and Layne, G. D. and Lerner, A. and Lin, K.-Y. and Liu, P.-P. and Lorenzo-Merino, A. and Luciani, N. and Magalhães, N. and Marschall, H. R. and Michael, P. J. and Monteleone, B. D. and Moore, L. R. and Moussallam, Y. and Muth, M. and Myers, M. L. and Narváez, D. F. and Navon, O. and Newcombe, M. E. and Nichols, A. R. L. and Nielsen, R. L. and Pamukcu, A. and Plank, T. and Rasmussen, D. J. and Roberge, J. and Schiavi, F. and Schwartz, D. and Shimizu, K. and Shimizu, K. and Shimizu, N. and Thomas, J. B. and Thompson, G. T. and Tucker, J. M. and Ustunisik, G. and Waelkens, C. and Zhang, Y. and Zhou, T. (2021) Silicate melt inclusions in the new millennium: A review of recommended practices for preparation, analysis, and data presentation. Chemical Geology, 570 . Art. No. 120145. ISSN 0009-2541. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120145.

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Mineral-hosted melt inclusions have become an important source of information on magmatic processes. As the number of melt inclusion studies increases, so does the need to establish recommended practice guidelines for collecting and reporting melt inclusion data. These guidelines are intended to ensure certain quality criteria are met and to achieve consistency among published melt inclusion data in order to maximize their utility in the future. Indeed, with the improvement of analytical techniques, new processes affecting melt inclusions are identified. It is thus critical to be able to reprocess any previously published data, such that reporting the raw data is one of the first “recommended practices” for authors and a publication-criteria that reviewers should be sensitive to. Our guidelines start with melt inclusion selection, which is a critical first step, and then continue on to melt inclusion preparation and analysis, covering the entire field of methods applicable to melt inclusions. Dedication: In March of 2000, a melt inclusion workshop was held at the Chateau de Sassenage in Grenoble and a companion issue of Chemical Geology entitled “Melt Inclusions at the Millennium” was published. Erik Hauri was heavily involved with the meeting and contributed two landmark papers to the topical issue of Chemical Geology on the use of secondary ion mass spectrometry to analyze volatiles in melt inclusions. When the melt inclusion community re-convened at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in August of 2018, we were saddened that Erik was unable to join us due to his failing health. Less than a month later came the devastating news of his passing at only 52 years of age. In recognition of his incredible contributions to science in general and to the in situ analysis of melt inclusions in particular, the participants and organizers of the WHOI melt inclusion workshop dedicate this collegial paper to Erik Hauri, our colleague, mentor and friend. Thank you Erik.

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Additional Information:© 2021 Elsevier B.V. Received 24 March 2020, Revised 18 January 2021, Accepted 26 February 2021, Available online 5 March 2021. The authors thank M. Rowe and an anonymous reviewer for their comments and suggestions that really improved the paper and C. Chauvel for editorial handling. The organizers thank WHOI for the rooms and catering during the workshop. ER-K and A-SB thank CAMECA-AMETEK for their sponsorship and P. Saliot for his participation at the “2018 Melt Inclusion Workshop”. ER-K acknowledges the financial support from Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (program SCUSI) and from the Laboratory of Excellence ClerVolc, that allowed several PhD, post-docs and permanent scientists of Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans to travel to Woods Hole for the Workshop. This is Laboratory of Excellence ClerVolc contribution no 464. The authors declare that they have no known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper.
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Official Citation:E.F. Rose-Koga, A.-S. Bouvier, G.A. Gaetani, P.J. Wallace, C.M. Allison, J.A. Andrys, C.A. Angeles de la Torre, A. Barth, R.J. Bodnar, A.J.J. Bracco Gartner, D. Butters, A. Castillejo, B. Chilson-Parks, B.R. Choudhary, N. Cluzel, M. Cole, E. Cottrell, A. Daly, L.V. Danyushevsky, C.L. DeVitre, M.J. Drignon, L. France, M. Gaborieau, M.O. Garcia, E. Gatti, F.S. Genske, M.E. Hartley, E.C. Hughes, A.A. Iveson, E.R. Johnson, M. Jones, T. Kagoshima, Y. Katzir, M. Kawaguchi, T. Kawamoto, K.A. Kelley, J.M. Koornneef, M.D. Kurz, M. Laubier, G.D. Layne, A. Lerner, K.-Y. Lin, P.-P. Liu, A. Lorenzo-Merino, N. Luciani, N. Magalhães, H.R. Marschall, P.J. Michael, B.D. Monteleone, L.R. Moore, Y. Moussallam, M. Muth, M.L. Myers, D.F. Narváez, O. Navon, M.E. Newcombe, A.R.L. Nichols, R.L. Nielsen, A. Pamukcu, T. Plank, D.J. Rasmussen, J. Roberge, F. Schiavi, D. Schwartz, K. Shimizu, K. Shimizu, N. Shimizu, J.B. Thomas, G.T. Thompson, J.M. Tucker, G. Ustunisik, C. Waelkens, Y. Zhang, T. Zhou, Silicate melt inclusions in the new millennium: A review of recommended practices for preparation, analysis, and data presentation, Chemical Geology, Volume 570, 2021, 120145, ISSN 0009-2541, (
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