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FTIR Spectrum of Phenocryst Olivine as an Indicator of Silica Saturation in Magmas

Magma Evolution and Open-System Processes at Shiveluch Volcano: Insights from Phenocryst Zoning

Magma Emplacement and Remobilization Timescales Beneath Montserrat: Insights from Sr and Ba Zonation in Plagioclase Phenocrysts

Multistage Magma Mixing Revealed in Phenocryst Zoning of the Yunokuchi Pumice Akagi Volcano, Japan

Magmatic Interactions as Recorded in Plagioclase Phenocrysts of Chaos Crags, Lassen Volcanic Center, California

Evolution of Bishop Tuff Rhyolitic Magma Based on Melt and Magnetite Inclusions and Zoned Phenocrysts

Magma Mixing, Recharge and Eruption Histories Recorded in Plagioclase Phenocrysts from El Chichón Volcano, Mexico

Rhythmic Layering Formed by Deposition of Plagioclase Phenocrysts from Influxes of Porphyritic Magma in the Cuillin Centre, Isle of Skye

Rapid Crystallization of Plagioclase Phenocrysts in Silicic Melts during Fluid-saturated Ascent: Phase Equilibrium and Decompression Experiments

Complex Phenocryst Textures and Zoning Patterns in Andesites and Dacites: Evidence of Degassing-Induced Rapid Crystallization?

A Temporal Record of Magma Accumulation and Evolution beneath Nevado de Toluca, Mexico, Preserved in Plagioclase Phenocrysts

Melt Inclusions in Primitive Olivine Phenocrysts: the Role of Localized Reaction Processes in the Origin of Anomalous Compositions


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Large and often well-formed crystals set in a finer groundmass or matrix. Rocks containing phenocrysts are said to be porphyritic. Compare porphyroblast.

Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.

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