Original paper

MONA: a user-friendly computer-program for calculating the modal mineralogy of rocks from chemical analyses

Metzner, Christian; Grimmeisen, Wolfgang

European Journal of Mineralogy Volume 2 Number 5 (1990), p. 735 - 738

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published: Oct 4, 1990
manuscript accepted: Mar 23, 1990
manuscript received: Jan 10, 1990

DOI: 10.1127/ejm/2/5/0735

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Abstract

Abstract MONA is a user-friendly computer-program to calculate the modal mineralogy of rocks from chemical analyses by optimizing the chemical composition of the solid solutions using an iterative procedure.

Keywords

modal compositionchemical analysissolid solutioncomputer-programleast-squares method