Research School of Earth Sciences
Selected Recent Publications
Spandler, C., Yaxley, G.M., Green, D.H. and Scott, D. Experimental phase and melting relations of metapelite in the upper mantle – implications for the petrogenesis of intraplate magmas. Accepted in Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology (2010)
Spandler, C., Yaxley, G.M., Green, D.H. and Rosenthal, A., High temperature phase relations and melting of anhydrous K-bearing eclogite from 3 to 5 GPa. Journal of Petrology 49, 771-795 (2008).
Sobolev A.V., Hofmann A.W., Kuzmin D.V., Yaxley G.M., Anderson A.T., Arndt N.T., Chung S-L, Garcia M.O., Gurenko A.A., Danyushevsky L.V., Elliott T., Frey F.A., Kamenetsky V.S., Kerr A.C., Krivolutskaya N.A., Matvienkov V.V., Nikogosian I.K., Rocholl A, Suschevskaya N.M., Teklay M. Estimating the amount of recycled crust in sources of mantle-derived melts. Science 316, 412-417 (2007).
Yaxley, G.M. and Sobolev A.V. High pressure partial melting of gabbro and its role in the Hawaiian magma sources, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 154, 371-383 (2007).
Yaxley, G. M. & Brey, G. P. Phase relations of carbonate-bearing eclogite assemblages from 2.5 to 5.5 GPa: implications for petrogenesis of carbonatites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 146, 606-619 (2004).
Yaxley, G. M. Experimental study of the phase and melting relations of homogeous basalt + peridotite mixtures and implications for the petrogenesis of flood basalts. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 139, 326-338 (2000).
Yaxley, G. M. & Green, D. H. Reactions between eclogite and peridotite: mantle refertilisation by subduction of oceanic crust. Schweizerische Mineralogische. Petrographisches Mitteilung 78, 243-255 (1998).
Yaxley, G., Green, D. & Kamenetsky, V. Carbonatite metasomatism in the southeastern Australian lithosphere. Journal of Petrology 39, 1917-1930 (1998).
Yaxley, G. M., Kamenetsky, V., Green, D. H. & Falloon, T. J. Glasses in mantle xenoliths from western Victoria, Australia, and their relevance to mantle processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 148, 433-446 (1997).
Yaxley, G. M. & Green, D. H. Experimental demonstration of refractory carbonate-bearing eclogite and siliceous melt in the subduction regime. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 128, 313-325 (1994).
Yaxley, G. M., Crawford, A. J. & Green, D. H. Evidence for carbonatite metasomatism in spinel peridotite xenoliths from western Victoria, Australia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 107, 305-317 (1991).