lithophile


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lithophile

[′lith·ə‚fīl]
(geochemistry)
Pertaining to elements that have become concentrated in the silicate phase of meteorites or the slag crust of the earth.
Pertaining to elements that have a greater free energy of oxidation per gram of oxygen than iron. Also known as oxyphile.
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Multi-element patterns normalized to the primitive mantle after Sun and McDonough (1989) (FIGURE 7B) show a relative enrichment of large ion lithophile elements (LILE) such a as Ba, Rb, Sr and Th and well defined after Pearce et al.
Geochemical evidence for magma contamination such as depletion in HREE, high field-strength elements and Ti, Nb and Ta beside to enrichment in large ion lithophile elements (Modjarrad, 2015a) also supports the CSD results.
It can be noticed that the large ion lithophile elements (LILEs) such as Sr, Rb and Ba are enriched relative to high eld strength elements (HFSEs) such as Th, Pb, Nb, Zr and Y in these rocks which is suggesting the calc-alkaline nature of these rocks.
23) A number of early autobiographical fragments portray the young Nietzsche as an incipient lithophile, as reflected in a rhetorical question in a later aphorism: 'Is a human being not well described when we hear that .
The volcaniclastic samples display enrichment of large ion lithophile elements (LILE) relative to light rare earth elements (LREE) and high field strength elements (I-IFSE; Fig.
The enrichment of high field-strength elements relative to large-ion lithophile elements in Mt.
Synonyms Amnicola greggi, Lyogyrus greggi, a lithophile and aufwuchs feeder; very cold water stenotherm; found regionally in N.
Many minor gold-bearing quartz veins, some containing elevated contents of lithophile elements, occur along with fluorite deposits in the Mesozoic extensional province of northeastern Mongolia[3].
This investigation was carried out for five groups, (1) major and minor elements, (2) large ion lithophile elements (LILE), (3) transition trace elements (TTE), (4) high field strength elements (HFSE), and (5) rare earth elements (REEs).
On the basis of major and trace element chemistry and the enrichment in large ion lithophile elements relative to high field strength element with well-defined negative Nb anomaly the rocks of the study area are comparable to the subduction related calc-alkaline rocks of island arc type setting.
Debido al efecto de las alteraciones hidrotermales y supergenicas que pudieron haber afectado a algunas de las litologias estudiadas (procesos que suelen removilizar los elementos litofilos de radio ionico grande, o Large Ion Lithophile Elements-LILE), se procedio en primer lugar a realizar un "test de alteracion" de las muestras siguiendo el metodo propuesto por Davies y Whitehead (2006).