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Environmental Mineralogy II

Series: EMU Notes in Mineralogy Volume: 13

By: David J Vaughan(Editor), RA Wogelius(Editor)

489 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, colour & b/w maps

Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Paperback | Feb 2013 | #227576 | ISBN-13: 9780903056328
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About this book

In 1997, the European Mineralogical Union (EMU) began organising a series of Short Courses ('Schools') with the associated publication of a series of review volumes (the EMU Notes in Mineralogy) on topics of interest to mineral scientists. The second School was held in Budapest in May 2000, along with the publication of Volume 2 of the Notes, on the then emerging subject of Environmental Mineralogy. This is essentially a second edition of that book, containing extensive revisions.


Chapter 1: Introduction: The nature and scope of environmental mineralogy
David J. Vaughan

Chapter 2: Analytical, experimental and computational methods in environmental mineralogy
Roy A. Wogelius and David J. Vaughan

Chapter 3: Minerals and soil development
David A.C. Manning

Chapter 4: Mineralogy of marine sediment systems: a geochemical framework
Andrew C. Aplin and Kevin G. Taylor

Chapter 5: Microbial controls on the mineralogy of the environment
Susan A. Welch and Jillian F. Banfield

Chapter 6: Atmospheric aerosol particles: a mineralogical introduction
Mihály Pósfai and Ágnes Molnár

Chapter 7: Mineralogy of mine wastes and strategies for remediation
David W. Blowes, Carol J. Ptacek and John L. Jambor

Chapter 8: Suitability of minerals for controlled landfills and containment
Rita Hermanns Stengele and Michael Plötze

Chapter 9: Mineralogy in long-term nuclear-waste management
Charles Curtis and Katherin Morris

Chapter 10: Mineralogy and Cultural Heritage Conservation
Giacomo Chiari

Chapter 11: Minerals and human health
Catherine Skinner

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