Flotation of Magnetite Crystals upon Decompression - A Formation Model for Kiruna-type Iron Oxide-Apatite Deposits

Jaayke Lynn Knipping1, Adam Charles Simon2, Adrian Fiege3, James D Webster3, Martin Reich4, Fernando Barra4, Francois Holtz5 and Martin Oeser-Rabe6, (1)Leibniz University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany, (2)University of Michigan, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, (3)American Museum of Natural History, Earth and Planetary Sciences, New York, NY, United States, (4)University of Chile, Department of Geology and Andean Geothermal Center of Excellence (CEGA), Santiago, Chile, (5)Leibniz University of Hannover, Institute of Mineralogy, Hannover, Germany, (6)Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Mineralogie, Hannover, Germany