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Melting of calcite in the presence of water

Wyllie, P. J. and Tuttle, O. F. (1959) Melting of calcite in the presence of water. American Mineralogist, 44 (3-4). pp. 453-459. ISSN 0003-004X.

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In a recent note in this journal Paterson (1958) described the partial melting of calcite in the presence of water and carbon dioxide at temperatures "around 900° C. to 1000° C. at a total pressure of 50 bars. The ratio of water vapor to carbon dioxide in the system was not known.

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