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Mineral Surfaces / Edition 1

Mineral Surfaces / Edition 1

by D. Vaughan, R. PattrickD. Vaughan


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This text summarises the state-of-the-art in the study of mineral surfaces and some of the key applications of surface science in mineralogy and mineral chemistry. Each chapter covers a particular aspect of the subject and is written by an expert who raises the key issues involved for those requiring an introduction to the subject, whilst highlighting most recent developments. Advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers alike will find this essential reading as it is the first book to review the fast developing field of mineral surfaces.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780412563409
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/30/1994
Series: The Mineralogical Society Series , #5
Edition description: 1994
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Mineral surfaces: an overview. Mineral surfaces: their characterization, and their chemical, physical and reactive nature. Mineral surfaces: theoretical approaches. New x-ray techniques and approaches to surface mineralogy. Sorption at mineral-water interfaces: macroscopic and microscopic perspectives. Surface chemistry during the dissolution of oxide and silicate materials. Electrochemistry and surface chemistry of sulphide minerals. Surface chemistry of sulphide flotation. Clay mineral surfaces. Zeolite surfaces and reactivity.

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