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Crystal structures of minerals by Bragg, William Lawrence Sir.

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Published by Bell in London .
Written in English


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Includes index.

Statementby Sir Lawrence bragg and G.F. Claringbull, with a chapter by W.H. Taylor.
SeriesCrystalline state -- v.4
ContributionsClaringbull, Gordon Frank.
The Physical Object
Pagination409p. :
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18462179M

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Intended to become the standard reference work on rock-forming mineral structures, this book is the end-product of a five-year project. The authors have recalculated, compiled and presented mineral structure and cation site data in a form that will be useful to a broad range of geophysical scientists seeking a deeper understanding of physical properties and element 5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, Crystal structures of minerals. London: G. Bell, (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . By contrast with other chapters of this book it is not the intention here to discuss crystal structures in any detail; the aim is to provide information for identifying the more common constituents associated with phyllosilicate clay minerals.

Crystal Structures of Clay Minerals and Their X-ray Identification - Google Books. Structures of layer silicates; order-disorder in clay mineral structures; interlayer and intercalation complexes of clay minerals; interstratified clay minerals; X-ray diffraction procedures for clay mineral identification; associated minerals; quantitative X-ray mineral analysis of clays; . Abstract. Crystal structure has a significant influence on the electronic properties and floatability of minerals. In this chapter, crystal structure and electronic properties of typical sulfide minerals including chalcopyrite, bornite, covellite, chalcocite pyrite, marcasite, pyrrhotite galena, and jamesonite have been studied by density functional theory method. Crystal Structures of Minerals. Front Matter. Pages PDF. A possible solution to this dilemma would be to present a book beginning where introductory textbooks end for those already famil­ iar with the elementary concepts. Such a volume would be tailored to specialists in all fields of science and industry, interested in the most. This book explains the basic principles behind the arrangement of atoms to form crystal structures, how these atoms are coordinated and bonded and how this is reflected in the external form, chemical composition, and physical properties of the crystals.

This book gives lots of information that is not in many other crystal books. It covers quite a lot of background on the origin of minerals and crystal structure. This information on minerals and what they are made up of, is more in-depth than I have previously ever seen in a crystal book. Ideas for using your crystals is also included. Despite the availability of other techniques, X-ray diffraction remains a basic tool for studying minerals and we hope that this monograph will continue to serve, as did the previous editions, both those concerned with the more academic aspects of clay mineralogy and also those, such as geologists, civil engineers and soil scientists, for whom. Published: April (This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue New Mineral Species and Their Crystal Structures that was published in Minerals). The crystal structures of graphite and diamond are shown below. The graphite consists of hexagonal sheaths which are parallel and do not have chemical bonds between them. As a result the graphite is soft, brittle and easily breakable. Diamond, on the other hand, is a cube with an octahedral cleavage.