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We thank Guochang Liu and Mirko van der Baan for stimulating discussions. We thank Partha Routh, one anonymous associate editor, and one anonymous reviewer for helpful suggestions, which improved the quality of the paper. This work is supported in part by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 41004041) and 973 Programme of China (Grant No. 2009CB219301). This publication was authorized by the Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin.