Structure and Properties of Silicate Glasses and Melts; Theories and Experiment

  • B. O. Mysen
  • D. Virgo


The structure of silicate liquids provides a basis for characterization of the physical and chemical properties needed to describe igneous processes. With a sufficient data base of melt structure in binary, ternary and quaternary systems, the principal structural features likely to exist in silicate melts in the bulk compositional range of natural igneous rocks can be identified.


Structural Unit Silicate Glass Nonbridging Oxygen Vitreous Silica Natural Glass 
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