In-situ assimilation of mantle minerals by kimberlitic magmas - Direct evidence from a garnet wehrlite xenolith entrained in the Bultfontein kimberlite (Kimberley, South Africa)
Ashton Soltys, Andrea Giuliani, David Phillips, Vadim S Kamenetsky, Roland Maas, Jon Woodhead, Thomas Rodemann
Lithos | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2016
Awarded by Australian Research Council through a Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA)
We thank Graham Hutchinson for assistance with the SEM and microprobe analyses, Alan Greig for support with LA-ICP-MS, Karsten Goemann for aiding the FE-SEM analyses and Maya Kamenetsky for the preparation of grain mounts. We also thank Simon Shee and De Beers Consolidated Mines for the donation of the xenolith used in this study. Constructive reviews by Sebastian Tappe and Michel Gregoire improved the manuscript Andrew Kerr is thanked for efficient editorial handling. This is contribution 799 from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (http://www.ccfs.mq.edu.au) and 1070 in the GEMOC Key Centre (http://www.gemoc.mq.edu.au). AG acknowledges funding from the Australian Research Council through a Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA, grant n. DE150100009) and from the Australian Academy of Sciences through a J.G. Russell Award.