Calcite-Aragonite Equilibrium at 100°C

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Science  26 Jun 1964:
Vol. 144, Issue 3626, pp. 1569-1570
DOI: 10.1126/science.144.3626.1569


The equilibrium pressure of the calcite-aragonite transition has been determined near 100°C and is 4.35 kilobars. These data are in agreement with earlier work but conflict with the most recent determination by Simmons and Bell.