dsschmandt Posted February 20, 2018 Share Posted February 20, 2018 Hello, I have a question about the mosaics in Act2 and the "speciate over xy" option. I cannot find a good explanation about what it is actually doing to the calculation to make the mosaic output. If this exists and I just have not found it, please link! I was making some mosaics and playing around with the speciate option and got a bit confused on what that option actually does. Does it "take" that element out of the 'soup' to force it to make the most favorable major mineral with that element in concert with the "main minerals"? For example, I swap Ca for apatite in one example, resulting graph looks the same, speciated or not. I swap the Ca for fluorite, speciated over x-y, the result looks different and I get the fluorite/calcite "sub-field" over the other main mineral fields. Ca swapped for fluorite UNspeicated over x-y gives a different graph for the main minerals. So the speciate is changing the Ca availability for the main minerals somehow....but I am confused on what is actually happening. Can someone explain what this option does please? Thank you very much, Danielle Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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