Mineral surfaces

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Minerals -- Surfaces,
  • Mineralogy -- Research,
  • Surface chemistry,
  • Mineralogical chemistry

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Statementedited by D.J. Vaughan and R.A.D. Pattrick
SeriesMineralogical Society series -- 5
ContributionsVaughan, David J., 1946-, Pattrick, R. A. D, Mineralogical Society (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 370 p. :
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16816856M
ISBN 100412563401
LC Control Number94071811

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: English. Notes: "Developed from a symposium sponsored by the Division of Environmental Chemistry and the Division of Geochemistry at the th Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, Illinois. 30% discount for members of The Mineralogical Society of Britain and Ireland 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 andBrand: Springer Netherlands. The surfaces of minerals can now be studied at the molecular level, enabling understanding of the fundamentals of phenomena such as mineral breakdown, the sorption of species (including metals on mineral surfaces) and the role of minerals as catalysts.

Precipitation of mineral deposits is caused by sparingly soluble salts. The primary agents responsible are the carbonates and sulfates of calcium and magnesium with barium salts, silicate, and phosphate scaling also causing problems in some industries.

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Department Earth & Environmental Sciences PCFlorida International University, University Park, Miami, FLUSA. Chiral surfaces of these minerals also have been shown to separate left- and right-handed molecules. Thus, mineral surfaces may have contributed centrally to the linked prebiotic problems of containment and organization by promoting the transition from a dilute prebiotic “soup” to highly ordered local domains of key biomolecules.

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The mica group of sheet silicate (phyllosilicate) minerals includes several closely related materials having nearly perfect basal are monoclinic, with a tendency towards pseudohexagonal crystals, and are similar in chemical nearly perfect cleavage, which is the most prominent characteristic of mica, is explained by the hexagonal sheet-like arrangement of its atoms.

The interaction of organic matter with mineral surfaces influences mineral properties and reactivity. Organic matter-surface associations may either protect minerals from dissolution or increase rates of mineral weathering, depending on the structure of the adsorbing organic compound and the nature of the organic matter-surface interaction.

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