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Mineral Reaction Kinetics: Microstructures, Textures, Chemical and Isotopic Signatures


Series: EMU Notes in Mineralogy Volume: 16

By: Wilhelm Heinrich(Editor), Rainer Abart(Editor)

651 pages, 287 illustrations

Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Paperback | Mar 2017 | #235774 | ISBN-13: 9780903056632
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About this book

With the ever increasing spatial resolution in the characterization of microstructures, textures and chemical as well as isotopic patterns and the continuously improving sensitivity and precision in mineral chemical and isotopic analysis, increasing evidence has emerged indicating that phase relations in rocks from high-temperature environments may be modified during exhumation and cooling and that the original equilibrium phase relations may not have been preserved or that equilibrium may never have been attained fully even at high temperatures.

Mineral Reaction Kinetics accompanies an EMU School intended bring contemporary research on mineral reaction kinetics to the attention of young researchers and to put it into the context of recent developments in related disciplines. The school and the accompanying volume cannot give a comprehensive review of the current state of geomaterials research. Rather a selection of topics, methods and concepts, which the contributors deem currently most relevant and instructive, is presented. The aim is to provide a methodologically sound insight into the theoretical foundations of mineral reaction kinetics, to help students to become acquainted with contemporary methods in experimentation and analytical techniques, and to give worked examples that illustrate recent advances in geoscience based on an improved characterization and understanding of mineral and rock systems.


Chapter 1. Introduction
by R. Abart and W. Heinrich

Chapter 2. New avenues in experimentation on diffusion-controlled mineral reactions
R. Milke, W. Heinrich, L. Götze and S. Schorr

Chapter 3. Scanning electron microscopy and electron backscatter diffraction
S. Zaefferer and G. Habler

Chapter 4. Spatially resolved materials characterization with TEM
R. Wirth

Chapter 5. Trace element and isotope analysis using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
E. Deloule and N. Valle

Chapter 6. Spatially resolved materials characterization using synchrotron radiation
C. G. Schroer

Chapter 7. Thermodynamic modelling of irreversible processes
J. Svoboda, F. D. Fischer and E. Kozeschnik

Chapter 8. Atomic-scale modelling of crystal defects, self-diffusion and deformation processes
S. Jahn and X.-Y. Sun

Chapter 9.  Diffusion: Some mathematical foundations and applications in mineralogy
E. Petrishcheva and R. Abart

Chapter 10.Interfaces
E. Petrishcheva and R. Abart

Chapter 11. Nucleation in geological materials
F. Gaidies

Chapter 12.  Dynamic crystallization in magmas
S. Mollo and J. E. Hammer

Chapter 13. Reactions between minerals and aqueous solutions
E. Ruiz-Agudo, C. V. Putnis and C. Rodríguez-Navarro

Chapter 14. Metamorphic mineral reactions: Porphyroblast, corona and symplectite growth
F. Gaidies, R. Milke, W. Heinrich and R. Abart

Chapter 15. Crystallographic orientation relationships
G. Habler and T. Griffiths

Chapter 16.  Reaction-induced fracturing: Chemical-mechanical feedback
O. I. Ulven and A. Malthe-Sørenssen

Chapter 17. Kinetics of stable and radiogenic isotope exchange in geological and planetary processes
J. A. Van Orman and M. J. Krawczynski

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