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ISBN-13: 9781461283799
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/10/2011
Series: Advances in Physical Geochemistry , #7
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Toward a Thermodynamic Understanding of Feldspars: Order Parameters of Na-Feldspar and the I?-P? Phase Transition in Anorthite.- 2. Incommensurate Phase Transitions in Quartz and Berlinite.- 3. Phase Separation in Quadrilateral Pyroxenes and Olivines.- 4. Multicritical Phase Relations in Minerals.- 5. Equation of State and Possible Critical Phase Transitions in MgSiO3 Perovskite at Lower-Mantle Conditions.- 6. High-Spin to Low-Spin Transition of Iron(II) Oxides at High Pressures: Possible Effects on the Physics and Chemistry of the Lower Mantle.- 7. Molecular Dynamics Studies of Polymorphism of SiO2 at High Pressures: A Possible New Cubic Polymorph with High Density.- 8. Charge Localization and Associated Crystallographic and Magnetic Phase Transitions in Ilvaite, a Mixed Valence Iron Silicate.- 9. Magnetic Phase Transitions in Silicate Minerals.- 10. Magnetic Phase Transition in Olivines M2SiO4 (M = Mn, Fe, Co, FexMn1?x).- 11. The Spin Glass State in Garnet Mixed Crystals: New Evidence from Neutron Scattering and Macroscopic Measurements.- 12. Polytypism and Equilibrium Phase Transitions: In Situ Observation of the Polytypic Phase Transition 2H-12R in PbI2.

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