Defects and Processes in the Solid State: Geoscience Applications, the McLaren Volume

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780444817006
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 9/6/1993
  • Series: Developments in Petrology
  • Pages: 494

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
A Critical Review of Investigations into Transformation Plasticity 5
Evolution of Inclusions in Wet Synthetic Quartz as a Function of Temperature and Pressure; Implications for Water Weakening 27
Microstructure of Kink Band Boundaries in Naturally Deformed Chewings Range Quartzite 49
Shock-induced Melting and Silica Polymorph Formation, Vredefort Structure, South Africa 69
Crystal Rotation During Flattening and Shearing of Naturally Deformed Plagioclase 85
Defect Structures in a Quartz-Tremolite Rock Under High Stresses: Evidence for Amorphization 99
Transition from Fracturing to Viscous Flow in a Naturally Deformed Metagabbro 121
Mass Transfer and Microfracturing in Gabbroic Mylonites of the Guadalupe Igneous Complex, California 151
Controlling the Spatial Distribution of Deformation in Experimentally Deformed and Dehydrated Gypsum 169
Deformation Lamellae in Metals and Minerals 195
The High Temperature Shear Mode Inelasticity of Iron - an Exploratory Foray into the FCC Field 213
Theory of Time-Dependent Failure for Fractal Porous Aggregates 229
Microstructures of Pyroxenes from the Whin Sill, Northern England 247
Storage and Release of Elastic Strain Energy: the Driving Force for Low-Temperature Reactivity and Alteration of Feldspar 267
Phase Transitions and Domain Growth in [actual symbol not reproducible] - Feldspar 291
The Tweed Microstructure of [alpha]-PbO and its Relationship to the Low Temperature Improper Ferroelastic Phase Transition 305
Crystalline Frameworks as Hyperbolic Films 317
Water in Hydrothermally Grown Sapphire [actual symbol not reproducible] 347
Microstructural and Defect Development in Heat Treated Heavitree Quartzite 359
Enantiomorphism and Planar Defects in Length-Fast Chalcedony 383
Structural Features of Zirconolite, Hollandite and Perovskite, the Major Waste-Bearing Phases in Synroc 401
Problems and Progress in the Elucidation of U and Pb Transport Mechanisms in Zircon 423
Coherent and Incoherent Interface Structures in Natural Haematite/Magnetites 447
Subject Index 461
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