Thermobar: An open-source Python3 tool for thermobarometry and hygrometry
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Thermobar, a new open-source
Python3 package for calculating pressures, temperatures, and melt compositions from mineral and mineral-melt equilibrium.
Thermobar allows users to perform calculations with >100 popular parametrizations involving liquid, olivine-liquid, olivine-spinel, pyroxene only, pyroxene-liquid, two pyroxene, feldspar-liquid, two feldspar, amphibole only, amphibole-liquid, and garnet equilibria.
Thermobar is the first open-source tool which can match up all possible pairs of phases from a given region, and apply various equilibrium tests to identify pairs from which to calculate pressures and temperatures (e.g. pyroxene-liquid, two pyroxene, feldspar-liquid, two feldspar, amphibole-liquid).
Thermobar also contains functions allowing users to propagate analytical errors using Monte-Carlo methods, convert pressures to depths using different crustal density profiles, plot mineral classification and mineral-melt equilibrium diagrams, calculate liquid viscosities, and convert between oxygen fugacity values, buffer positions and Fe speciation in a silicate melt.
Thermobar can be downloaded using pip and extensive documentation is available at https://thermobar.readthedocs.io/.
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