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Structural Mineralogy: An Introduction

Series: Solid Earth Sciences Library

By: J Lima-de-Faria

346 pages, Figs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #35725 | ISBN: 0792328213
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This book presents a new pure structural classification of minerals, based on their internal structure. A complete overview of 230 mineral structure types comprising the more common minerals is presented in chart form.


1. The structural classification of minerals. 2. The anatomy of crystal structures. 3. The architecture of crystal structures. 4. The stability of crystal structures. 5. Structure and properties. 6. Representation of crystal structures. 7. Nomenclature of crystal structures. 8. Systematic description of minerals based on a structural classification.

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