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what is an easy way to explain the Bowen's reaction?

-- theresa caporaso (caporaso@oswego.edu), December 13, 2002


Hello theresa, an easy to explain Bowen's reaction?? hmmm aight, think about this,everytime the temperatur lowers the magma drops a different mineral. frist it becomes calcium rich, then it's NA-rich, after that finally it's a plagioclase feldspar. if u still confused let me know aight?

-- silvester mendoza (slyright@aol.com), December 18, 2002.

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