Citing & License

Below are appropriate references for calculations performed with Rcrust
Rcrust program:

Mayne, M. J., Moyen, J. F., Stevens, G., & Kaislaniemi, L. (2016). Rcrust: a tool for calculating path‐dependent open system processes and application to melt loss. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 34(7), 663-682.

Underlying Perple_X calculation
Rcrust's calculation routines make use of a compiled form of meemum from the Perple_X suite of programs. The appropriate reference for meemum's calculation is below:

Connolly JAD (2009) The geodynamic equation of state: what and how. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 10:Q10014 DOI:10.1029/2009GC002540.

R language
Included in the Rcrust installation files is the latest appropriate version of R, this is free software distributed under GNU licensing by Copyright (C) 2011 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing

Further information can be found on the R website

Thermodynamic data files and solution models
An extensive list of references for thermodynamic data sets and solution models can be found with the links below

Thermodynamic data files references
Solution model references

License Information

Rcrust is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL). The software is free for use, redistribution and modification. All we ask is that you cite the appropriate sources (see Citing & License).

Copyright (C) 2016 Matthew J. Mayne
Rcrust is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
Rcrust is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

A copy of the GNU General Public License should be included in the installation files of Rcrust (see the file COPYING). If not, see or follow the links below:


​• GNU General Public Licence
• Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL
• Free Software Foundation