Comments on ‘Kaersutite from San Carlos, Arizona, with Comments on the Paragenesis of this Mineral’ by Brian Mason

Martin Prinz1 and C. E. Nehru
Department of Geology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
Department of Geology, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York 11210
1On leave from Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Summary: Electron probe analyses have been made of eight kaersutites from San Carlos, Arizona, and one from Kakanui, New Zealand; also of olivine, clinopyroxene, ilmenite, and spinel from San Carlos. There is not as yet adequate evidence that the kaersutite is an upper mantle phase.

Mineralogical Magazine; September 1969 v. 37; no. 287; p. 333-337; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1969.037.287.03
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