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Physics and Chemistry of Earth Materials

Series: Cambridge Topics in Mineral Physics and Chemistry

By: A Navrotsky

448 pages, 64 tabs, 178 line diags, 3 b/w photos

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jan 1995 | #36011 | ISBN: 0521358949
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Hardback | Jan 1995 | #38293 | ISBN: 0521353785
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About this book

Surveys the physical and chemical aspects of mineral behaviour from a modern and fundamental viewpoint, with emphasis on both theory and experiment.

'! the book is remarkably easy to read and carries you along rather like a novel in places.' Martin Elsworth, The Open University Geological Society


1. Introduction; 2. Crystal Chemistry; 3. Experimental methods for studying structure; 4. Methods for studying thermodynamic properties; 5. Chemical bonding; 6. Mineral thermodynamics; 7. Solid solutions and order-disorder; 8. Melts, glasses, and amorphous materials; 9. The interface between mineral physics and materials science.

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