The behaviour of tungsten during mantle melting revisited with implications for planetary differentiation time scales
Michael G Babechuk, Balz S Kamber, Alan Greig, Dante Canil, Janos Kodolanyi
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2010
The following people are gratefully acknowledged for collecting and donating the MORB samples used in this study: Matthew Leybourne and Nancy Van Wagoner for the GSC/Acadia samples; Robert Embley, William Chadwick and Brian Cousens for the NOAA samples; and David Clague, Alice Davis, Mike Perfit and Brian Cousens for the MBARI samples. Otto Eugster and Alex Bevan are thanked for providing meteorites for this study. The manuscript has benefited from the insightful comments of Herbert Palme and one anonymous reviewer. The first author is funded by an NSERC post-graduate scholarship and analytical work for this study was funded by the Canada Research Chair and Discovery programs of NSERC to the second author.