Double Chain Silicates (Rock-Forming Minerals) (v. 2B) by William Alexander Deer, R. A. Howie, J. Zussman

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By William Alexander Deer, R. A. Howie, J. Zussman

This most modern quantity within the moment version of Rock-Forming Minerals offers quite often with the amphiboles, yet sections were further on deerite, howieite and multiple-chain silicates (biopyriboles). within the years because the first variation, the volume and scope of analysis on amphiboles and relate minerals has grown tremendously and has given upward push to a wide selection of literature. This e-book, which has been thoroughly re-written and enormously extended, summarizes the real study effects and provides them in an geared up style. each one bankruptcy is headed by way of a short tabulation of mineral info and a comic strip exhibiting optical orientation, and concludes with complete references to the literature. Diagrams of the crystal buildings are awarded and through dialogue of the structural gains, applying facts from spectroscopic in addition to diffraction experiments.The chemical sections comprise over 550 analyses from which structural formulae were calculated, illustrating the diversity of chemical and paragenetic edition exhibited by means of each one mineral; additionally the result of P-T experiments, thermochemical and computing device modelling suggestions. The sections on optical and actual homes comprise a lot details received by way of electron microscopy and in addition by way of deformation stories. The significant modes of prevalence are defined within the paragenesis sections emphasizing correlations with chemistry. Rock-Forming Minerals is a customary reference paintings for execs in mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry, in addition to having a large allure as a referencework for postgraduate study scholars and examine employees in similar fields. additionally on hand: Rock Forming Minerals 3B: Layered Silicates aside from Micas and Clay Minerals - ISBN 1862392595 Rock Forming Minerals, Vol. 3A: Micas - ISBN 978-1-86239-142-0 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the earth, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes quite a lot of top of the range peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas popularity for the standard of its work.The many components within which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic experiences and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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The Society has its own publishing house, which produces the Society's international journals, books and maps, and which acts as the European distributor for publications of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, SEPM and the Geological Society of America. Fellowship is open to those holding a recognized honours degree in geology or cognate subject and who have at least two years' relevant postgraduate experience, or who have not less than six years' relevant experience in geology or a cognate subject.

The Society has its own publishing house, which produces the Society's international journals, books and maps, and which acts as the European distributor for publications of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, SEPM and the Geological Society of America. Fellowship is open to those holding a recognized honours degree in geology or cognate subject and who have at least two years' relevant postgraduate experience, or who have not less than six years' relevant experience in geology or a cognate subject.

With a few exceptions, the treatment of each mineral or mineral group is in five subsections. In the Structure section, in addition to a brief description of the atomic structure, descriptions of X-ray methods for determining chemical composition and any other applications of X-rays to the study of the mineral are given. The Chemistry section describes the principal variations in chemical composition and includes a table of analyses representative, wherever possible, of the range of chemical and paragenetic variation.

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