Preface. List of Contributors. 1. Growth, Dissolution and Pattern Formation in Geosystems; B. Jamtveit, P. Meakin. 2. Crystal Growth and Morphology: A Multi-Faceted Approach; P. Bennema, et al. 3. Crystal Growth and Intracrystalline Zonation Patterns in Hydrothermal Environments; B. Jamtveit. 4. Branching and Oscillatory Patterns in Plagioclase and Mississippi-Valley Type Sphalerite Deposits; I. L'Heureux, A.D. Fowler. 5. Numerical Modeling of Calcite Coarsening in the Aureoles of En Echelon Dikes: Analysis of the Kinetic Control of Isograd Geometry in Compact Metamorphism; R. Joesten, S.R. van Horn. 6. Surface Structural Controls on Trace Element Incorporation during Crystal Growth; R.J. Reeder, J. Rakovan. 7. Nonequilibrium Growth of Crystals from Supersaturated Solutions; E. Raz, et al. 8. The Diffusion-Limited Aggregation Model and Geological Pattern Formation; P. Meakin. 9. Spontaneous Pattern Formation in Metallic and Ceramic Materials; J.S. Kirkaldy. 10. Pigment Patterns on Sea Shells -- A Beautiful Case of Biological Pattern Formation; H. Meinhardt. 11. Biogenic Silica: A Model of Amorphous Structure Control; C.C. Perry. 12. A Comparison of Forsterite and Enstatite Dissolution Rates and Mechanisms; E.H. Oelkers. 13. Structural Evolution of the Mineral Surface During Dissolution Probed with Synchrotron X-Ray Techniques; R.A. Wogelius, et al. 14. Surface Area of Primary Silicate Minerals; S.L. Brantley, et al. 15. Evolution of Pore Structure and Permeability of Rocks in Laboratory Experiments; B. Evans, et al. 16. On Mechanisms and Kinetics of Creep by Intergranular Pressure Solution; S. de Meer, C.J. Spiers. 17. Metamorphism of Marbles: Role of Feedbacks between Reaction, Fluid Flow, Pore Pressure and Creep; V.N. Balashov, et al. 18. An Overview of Factors Controlling Rates of Compaction, Fluid Generation and Flow in Sedimentary Basins; K. Bjorlykke. Appendix: Flow in Homogeneous Sedimentary Basins. References. Index.