Series of minerals for which any early-formed phase tends to react with melt that remains to yield a new mineral further along in the series. Thus early-formed crystals of olivine react with remaining liquids to form augite crystals; these in turn may further react with liquid then remaining to form hornblende. See also continuous reaction series and discontinuous reaction series.
Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. Physical Geology, 6th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
 











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