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  • Infrared spectra of mineral speciesby Nikita V. Chukanov

    Springer 2013; US$ 279.00

    Over the last 30 years, Dr. Nikita V. Chukanov has collected IR spectra of about 2000 mineral species, including 247 holotype samples. In this book, he presents 3309 spectra of these minerals with detailed description and analytical data for reference samples. In the course of this work, about 150 new mineral species have... more...

  • South Africa and the Global Hydrogen Economyby Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA)

    Real African Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    South Africa and the Global Hydrogen Economy is the publication of a MISTRA research project on the use of strategic minerals in the global putative hydrogen economy. The book highlights the global significance of platinum group metals (PGM) and explores the strategic opportunities that arise out of South Africa?s endowment of these strategic resources.... more...

  • Progress in Zeolites Scienceby R.R. Xu; Z. Goa; Y. Xu

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 124.00

    The chemistry of microporous materials is among the most rapidly developing fields of chemical research. It is extended from the conventional zeolites which are mineral aluminosilicates with microporous host lattice structures. Both zeolites and microporous crystalline materials are molecular sieves which possess open frameworks in which guest species... more...

  • Zeolites for Cleaner Technologiesby M. Guisnet; Jean-Pierre Gilson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 187.00

    This book, written and edited by leading authorities from academia and industrial groups, covers both preventive- and curative-zeolite-based technologies in the field of chemical processing.The opening chapter presents the state of the art in zeolite science. The two subsequent chapters summarize the chemistries involved in the processes and the constraints... more...

  • On Biomineralizationby Heinz A. Lowenstam; Stephen Weiner

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 274.99

    This work addresses the question of why minerals form in a large variety of organisms, from bacteria to man. The authors discuss the basic principles of mineral formation by organisms, and compare the various mineralization processes. more...

  • Biomineralizationby Erich Konigsberger; LanChi Konigsberger

    Wiley 2006; US$ 290.00

    This title takes an interdisciplinary approach to the central role of solubility in pathological biomineralisation, ranging from traditional thermodynamics and kinetics to unusual concepts such as the PILP process. The scientific background and expertise of the contributors, ranges accordingly from solubility modelling and database development,... more...

  • Ionic Compoundsby Claude H. Yoder

    Wiley 2007; US$ 90.95

    A practical introduction to ionic compounds for both mineralogists and chemists, this book bridges the two disciplines. It explains the fundamental principles of the structure and bonding in minerals, and emphasizes the relationship of structure at the atomic level to the symmetry and properties of crystals. This is a great reference for those interested... more...

  • Zeolites and Ordered Mesoporous Materialsby Jiri Cejka

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 305.00

    Zeolites are the most frequently used industrial catalysts. Their applications range from oil refining, petrochemistry and the synthesis of special chemicals to environmental catalysis. Rapid progress in basic research and the development of new processes has resulted in the first Federation of European Zeolite Associations (FEZA) School on Zeolites.... more...

  • Handbook of Clay Scienceby F. Bergaya; B.K.G. Theng; G. Lagaly

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 230.00

    The first general texts on clay mineralogy and the practical applications of clay, written by R.E. Grim, were published some 40-50 years ago. Since then, a vast literature has accumulated but this information is scattered and not always accessible. The Handbook of Clay Science aims at assembling the scattered literature on the varied and diverse... more...

  • Electron Crystallographyby Thomas E. Weirich; János L. Lábár; Xiaodong Zou

    Springer 2006; US$ 149.00

    The contribution of electron crystallography is quite unique, as it enables to reveal the intimate structure of samples with high accuracy but on much smaller samples than have ever been investigated by X-ray diffraction. This book deals with the novel approaches of electron crystallography for structure determination of nanosized materials. more...