Mantle oddities: A sulphate fluid preserved in a MARID xenolith from the Bultfontein kimberlite (Kimberley, South Africa)
A Giuliani, D Phillips, ML Fiorentini, MA Kendrick, R Maas, BA Wing, JD Woodhead, TH Bui, VS Kamenetsky
Earth and Planetary Science Letters | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2013
We thank Alan Greig for assistance with the LA-ICP-MS analyses, Bence Paul for explaining the intricacies of the IOLITE software, and Graham Hutchinson for support with the SEM imaging and EMP analyses at the University of Melbourne. We are also grateful to Karsten Goemann for assistance with FE-SEM work at the Central Science Laboratory, University of Tasmania. This manuscript has benefitted from discussions with a number of colleagues including Roberta Rudnick, Andrew Tomkins and Roger Mitchell. Insightful reviews of Sonja Aulbach and an anonymous reviewer, and editorial handling of Bernard Marty have greatly improved the manuscript. A.G.'s PhD research is supported by an International Australian Postgraduate Award. This is contribution 333 from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (http://www.ccfs.mq.edu.au).