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Mineral Physics: Treatise on Geophysics

Series: Treatise on Geophysics Volume: 2

Edited By: G David Price

656 pages, col figs, col tabs


Paperback | Aug 2009 | #189536 | ISBN-13: 9780444534583
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This volume provides the fundamental information needed to interpret deep Earth geophysical data in terms of Earth structure, composition, temperature and dynamics.


2.01 Overview - Mineral Physics: Past, Present, and Future, 2.02 Properties of Rocks and Minerals - Seismic Properties of Rocks and Minerals, and Structure of the Earth, 2.03 Mineralogy of the Earth - Phase Transitions and Mineralogy of the Lower Mantle, 2.04 Mineralogy of the Earth - Trace Elements and Hydrogen in the Earth's Transition Zone and Lower Mantle, 2.05 Mineralogy of the Earth - The Earth's Core: Iron and Iron Alloys, 2.06 Theory and Practice - Thermodynamics, Equations of State, Elasticity, and Phase Transitions of Minerals at High Pressures and Temperatures, 2.07 Theory and Practice - Lattice Vibrations and Spectroscopy of Mantle Phases, 2.08 Theory and Practice - Multianvil Cells and High-Pressure Experimental Methods, 2.09 Theory and Practice - Diamond-Anvil Cells and Probes for High P?T Mineral Physics Studies, 2.10 Theory and Practice - Techniques for Measuring High P/T Elasticity, 2.11 Theory and Practice - Measuring High-Pressure Electronic and Magnetic Properties, 2.12 Theory and Practice - Methods for the Study of High P/T Deformation and Rheology, 2.13 Theory and Practice - The Ab Initio Treatment of High-Pressure and -Temperature Mineral Properties and Behavior, 2.14 Properties of Rocks and Minerals - Constitutive Equations, Rheological Behavior, and Viscosity of Rocks, 2.15 Properties of Rocks and Minerals - Diffusion, Viscosity, and Flow of Melts, 2.16 Seismic Anisotropy of the Deep Earth from a Mineral and Rock Physics Perspective, 2.17 Properties of Rocks and Minerals - Physical Origins of Anelasticity and Attenuation in Rock, 2.18 Properties of Rocks and Minerals - High-Pressure Melting, 2.19 Properties of Rocks and Minerals - Thermal Conductivity of the Earth, 2.20 Properties of Rocks and Minerals - Magnetic Properties of Rocks and Minerals, 2.21 Properties of Rocks and Minerals - The Electrical Conductivity of Rocks, Minerals, and the Earth.

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