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Nanoscopic approaches in Earth and planetary sciences
Eds.: Frank E. Brenker and Guntram Jordan

Chapter 1. Focused ion beam (FIB): site-specific sample preparation, nano-analysis, nano-characterization and nano-machining (R. WIRTH)
Chapter 2. Nanopetrology of pyroxenes: reconstruction of geodynamic parameters using TEM techniques (F.E. BRENKER)
Chapter 3. Electron energy-loss spectroscopy and energy-filtered transmission electron microscopy: Nanoscale determination of Fe3+/ΣFe ratios and valence-state mapping (U. GOLLA-SCHINDLER, P.A. VAN AKEN)
Chapter 4. Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry – less conventional applications: TOF-SIMS, molecules and surfaces (I. LYON, T. HENKEL)
Chapter 5. Ion microprobe analysis: Basic principles, state-of-the-art instruments and recent applications with emphasis on the geosciences (B.W. SINHA, P. HOPPE)
Chapter 6. Synchrotron radiation micro- and nano-spectroscopy (L. VINCZE, G. SILVERSMIT, B. VEKEMANS, R. TERZANO, F. BRENKER, M. SPAGNUOLO, L. MEDICI)
Chapter 7. Reactivity of mineral surfaces at nano-scale: kinetics and mechanisms of growth and dissolution (C.M. PINA, G. JORDAN)
Chapter 8. Nanoparticle-host interactions in natural systems (U. BECKER, M. REICH, S. BISWAS)

Mineral Behaviour at Extreme Conditions
Ed. by Ronald Miletich, 488 pages
7th EMU School of Mineralogy (Heidelberg, Germany, June 19 - 26, 2005)
(Price: Eur 28,00 + postage)

Chapter 1. Introduction to minerals under extreme conditions (H. KEPPLER, D.J. FORST)
Chapter 2. Mineral structures, defects and their evolution with pressure and temperature (R. MILETICH, T. MALCHEREK)
Chapter 3. Silicate melts at extreme conditions (S.L. WEBB)
Chapter 4. Elastic and piezoelectric properties of minerals I. Principles and experimental approaches (J. SCHREUER, S. HAUSSÜHL)
Chapter 5. Basics of first-principles simulation of matter under extreme conditions (D.Y. JUNG, A.R. OGANOV)
Chapter 6. Displacive phase transitions (T. MALCHEREK)
Chapter 7. Elastic and piezoelectric properties of minerals II. Structure-property relationships (J. SCHREUER, S. HAUSSÜHL)
Chapter 8. Mineral surfaces - part I: Surface-sensitive techniques (S.L.S. STIPP)
Chapter 9. Diamonds as optical windows to extreme conditions (R. BOEHLER)
Chapter 10. Fluid-mineral interaction at high pressure (H. KEPPLER, A. AUDÉTAT)
Chapter 11. Mineral surfaces - part II: Structure and reactivity (S.L.S. STIPP)
Chapter 12. Laser heating at megabar pressures: Melting temperatures if iron and other transition metals (R. BOEHLER)
Chapter 13. Diffraction techniques: Shedding light on structural changes at extreme conditions (R. MILETICH)
Chapter 14. Plastic deformation of minerals at high pressure: Experimental techniques (P. CORDIER, H. COUVY, S. MERKEL, D. WEIDNER)
Chapter 15. Shock experiments on minerals: Basic physics and techniques (F. LANGENHORST, U. HORNEMANN)
Chapter 16. Plastic deformation of minerals at high pressure: Multiscale numerical modelling (P. CORDIER, F. BARBE, J. DURINCK, A. TOMMASI, A. M. WALKER)
Chapter 17. Viscoelasticity of the Earth’s mantle (S.L. WEBB)
Chapter 18. Theory of minerals at extreme conditions: Predictability of structures and properties (D.J. ADAMS, A.R. OGANOV)

Spectroscopic Methods in Mineralogy
Ed.: Anton Beran and Eugen Libowitzky, 670 pages
6th EMU School of Mineralogy (Vienna, Austria, August 30 to September 8, 2004)
(Price: Eur 28,00 + postage)

Chapter 1. An introduction to spectroscopic methods in the mineral sciences and geochemistry (C.A. GEIGER)
Chapter 2. Luminescence techniques in Earth Sciences (L. NASDALA, J. GÖTZE, J.M. HANCHAR, M. GAFT, M.R. KRBETSCHEK)
Chapter 3. Optical absorption spectroscopy in geosciences. Part I: Basic concepts of crystal field theory (M. WILDNER, M. ANDRUT, C.Z. RUDOWICZ)
Chapter 4. Optical absorption spectroscopy in geosciences. Part II: Quantitative aspects of crystal fields(M. ANDRUT, M. WILDNER, C.Z. RUDOWICZ)
Chapter 5. IR spectroscopy as a tool for the characterisation of ceramic precursor phases (A. BERAN, D. VOLL, H. SCHNEIDER)
Chapter 6. IR spectroscopic characterisation of hydrous species in minerals (E. LIBOWITZKY, A. BERAN)
Chapter 7. Raman spectroscopy: Analytical perspectives in mineralogical research (L. NASDALA, D.C. SMITH, R. KAINDL, M.A. ZIEMANN)
Chapter 8. Mössbauer spectroscopy: Basic principles (G. AMTHAUER, M. GRODZICKI, W. LOTTERMOSER, G. REDHAMMER)
Chapter 9. Mössbauer spectroscopy: Applications (C.A. McCAMMON)
Chapter 10. NMR studies of silicate glasses (S.C. KOHN)
Chapter 11. Solid state NMR spectroscopy as supporting method in Rietveld structure refinements of rock-forming minerals: New developments and examples
structure refinements of rock-forming minerals: New developments and examples (M. FECHTELKORD)
Chapter 12. X-ray absorption spectroscopy in mineralogy: Theory and experiment in the XANES region (A. MOTTANA)
Chapter 13. X-ray absorption spectroscopy in geosciences: Information from the EXAFS region (L. GALOISY)
Chapter 14. Spectroscopic investigations relating to the structural, crystal-chemical and lattice-dynamic properties of (Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg,Ca)3Al2Si3O12 garnet: A review and analysis (C.A. GEIGER)

Ultra-high pressure methamorphism
Ed.: Dennis A. Carswell and Roberto Compagnoni, 508 pages + CD-Rom
5th EMU School of Mineralogy Budapest (Hungary, July 21-25, 2003)
(Price: Eur 28,00 + postage)
Part I. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction with review of the definition, distribution and geotectonic significance of ultrahigh pressure metamorphism (D.A. CARSWELL, R. COMPAGNONI)
Part II. Review of representative UHPM terranes
Chapter 2. UHPM units in the Western Alps (R. COMPAGNONI, F. ROLFO)
Chapter 3. Ultrahigh pressure metamorphism in the Western Gneiss Region of Norway (D.A. CARSWELL, J. CUTHBERT)
Chapter 4. The Kokchetav massif of Kazakhstan (V.S. SHATSKY, N.V. SOBOLEV)
Chapter 5. The Dabie Shan-Sulu orogen (T. HIRAJIMA, D. NAKAMURA)
Chapter 6. The Bohemian Massif and the NW Himalaya (H.-J. MASSONE, P.J. O'BRIEN)
Part III. Mineralogy, geochemistry and tectonometamorphic evolution of UHPM terranes
Chapter 7. Mineral chemistry and mineral reactions in UHPM rocks (C. CHOPIN, G. FERRARIS)
Chapter 8. Thermobarometric methodologies applicable to eclogites and garnet ultrabasites (E.J. KROGH RAVNA, J. PAQUIN)
Chapter 9. Coronitic reactions: constraints to element diffusion during UHP metamorphism (M. RUBBO, M. BRUNO)
Chapter 10. Mineral assemblages in ultrahigh pressure metamorphism: a review of experimentally determined phase diagrams (S. POLI, P. FUMAGALLI)
Chapter 11. Dating UHP metamorphism (D. RUBATTO, A. LIATI, D. GEBAUER)
Chapter 12. Geochemistry and isotope tracer study of UHP metamorphic rocks (B.- G. JAHN, D. RUMBLE, J.G. LIOU)
Chapter 13. Three-dimensional mechanics of UHPM terrains and resultant P-T-t paths (P.O. KOONS, P. UPTON, M.P. TERRY)
Chapter 14. Metamorphism and textures of dry and hydrous garnet peridotites (L. MORTEN, V. TROMMSDORFF)
Chapter 15. Fluid inclusions in high pressure metamorphic rocks (J.L.R. TOURET, M.-L. FREZZOTTI)
The text volume has been supplemented with a CD-ROM (edited by F. ROLFO), where all images (photomicrographs, maps and diagrams) for which colour may improve the understanding have been stored.

Energy modelling in minerals
Ed.: Carlo Gramaccioli, 434 pages
4th EMU School of Mineralogy (Budapest, Hungary, June 29 to July 7, 2002)
(Price: Eur 23,00 + postage)

Chapter 1. Introduction by C.M. GRAMACCIOLI
Chapter 2. Thermochemistry, energetic modelling, and systematics (A. NAVROTSKY)
Chapter 3. Computer simulation of structure and properties of minerals by minimisation of atomisation energy (V.S. URUSOV)
Chapter 4. Reverse Monte Carlo methods (M.T. DOVE)
Chapter 5. Ab initio theory of phase transitions and thermoelasticity of minerals (A.R. OGANOV, J.P. BRODHOLT, G.D. PRICE)
Chapter 6. Vibrational symmetry and spectroscopy (A. PAVESE)
Chapter 7. Quantum-mechanical simulations of the high-pressure behaviour of crystals (M. CATTI)
Chapter 8. Lattice dynamics, inelastic neutron scattering and thermodynamic properties of minerals (N. CHOUDHURY, S.L. CHAPLOT, S. GHOSE, M.N. RAO, R. MITTAL)
Chapter 9. Lattice dynamics: Theory and application to minerals (C.M. GRAMACCIOLI)
Chapter 10. Diffusion kinetics in minerals: Principles and applications to tectometamorphic processes (J.GANGULY)
Chapter 11. Microscopic strain, macroscopic strain and the thermodynamics of phase transitions in minerals (M.A. CARPENTER)
Chapter 12. Microscopic-macroscopic relationships in silicates: Examples from IR and Raman spectroscopy and heat capacity measurements (C.A. GEIGER, B.A. KOLESOV)
Chapter 13. Atomic displacement parameters from diffraction studies: The experimental evidence (G. ARTIOLI)

Solid solutions in silicate and oxide systems
Ed.: Charles A. Geiger, 465 pages
3rd EMU School of Mineralogy (Lübeck, Germany, June 24-29, 2001)
(Price: Eur 23,00 + postage)
Part I. Introduction

Chapter 1. Solid solutions: Background, history, and scientific perspective (CH.A. GEIGER)
Part II. Thermodynamics
Chapter 2. Dependence of thermodynamic properties on atomic masses and bonding in solids. (G. GRIMVALL)
Chapter 3. Thermodynamic modelling of solid solution (J. GANGULY)
Chapter 4. Thermodynamic mixing properties of binary oxide and silicate solid solutions determined by direct measurements: The role of strain (CH.A. GEIGER)
Chapter 5. Activity-composition relationships and pressure-temperature determinations in metamorphic rocks (TH.M. WILL)
Part III. Crystal chemistry and structure
Chapter 6. The phenomenological theory of solid solutions (V.A. URUSOV)
Chapter 7. The influence of elastic strain heterogeneities in silicate solid solutions (M.A. CARPENTER, B. BALLARAN)
Chapter 8. The diffraction experiment in the study of solid solutions: long-range properties (R. OBERTI)
Part IV. Computational studies
Chapter 9. Principles of computer simulation (V. HEINE)
Chapter 10. Computer simulations of solid solutions (M.T. DOVE)
Chapter 11. Trace element incorporation in minerals and melts (N.L. ALLAN, J.D. BLUNDY, J.A. PURTON, M.YU. LAVRENTIEV, B.J. WOOD)
Chapter 12. Configurational entropy of binary silicate solid solutions (V.L. VINOGRAD)
Part V. Microscopic properties and glasses
Chapter 13. Magnetic ordering in solid solutions (R.J. HARRISON, U. BECKER)
Chapter 14. Transmission electron microscopy, defects, and exsolution in rockforming minerals (D.R. VEBLEN)
Chapter 15. Glasses and the glass transition (P. RICHET)

Environmental Mineralogy
Ed.: D.J. Vaughan and R. Wogelius, 434 pages
2nd EMU School of Mineralogy (Budapest, Hungary, May 15-20, 2000)
(Price: Eur 23,00 + postage)

Part I. Background and methodology
Chapter 1. Introduction: The nature and scope of environmental mineralogy (D.J. VAUGHAN)
Chapter 2. Analytical, experimental, and computational methods in environmental mineralogy (R.A. WOGELIUS, D.J. VAUGHAN)
Part II. Mineralogical and key environmental systems
Chapter 3. Minerals and soil developments (J.D. COTTER-HOWELLS, E. PATERSON)
Chapter 4. Mineralogy of modern marine sediments: A geochemical framework (A.C. APLIN)
Chapter 5. Microbial controls of the mineralogy of the environment (J.F. BANFIELS, S.A. WELCH)
Chapter 6. Aerosol particles in the troposphere: A mineralogical introduction (M. PÓSFAI, Á. MOLNÁR)
Part III. Mineralogy and specific environmental problems
Chapter 7. Mineralogy of mine wastes and strategies for remediation. (J.L. JAMBOR, D.W. BLOWES, C.J. PTACEK)
Chapter 8. Suitability of minerals for controlled landfill and containment (R. HERMANNS STENGELE, M. PLÖTZE)
Chapter 9. Mineralogy in long-term nuclear waste management (CH.D. CURTIS)
Chapter 10. Mineralogy and cultural heritage (G. CHIARI)
Chapter 11. Minerals and human health (H.C. SKINNER)

Modular Aspects of Minerals
Ed.: Stefano Merlino, 448 pages
1st EMU School of Mineralogy (Budapest, December 14-18, 1997)
(Price: Eur 23,00 + postage)

Preface of the editor (S. MERLINO)
Chapter 1. OD theory: fundamentals and application
Fundamentals of the OD theory (S. ĎUROVIČ)
OD approach in minerals: examples and applications (S. MERLINO)
Chapter 2. Modular aspects of layer silicates
Theoretical deviation and identification of possible two-layer lizardite polytypes (I. DÓDONY)
Crystallography of mica polytypes (M. NESPOLO, H. TAKEDA, G. FERRARIS)
Equilibrium and kinetic processes for polytype and polysome generation (A. BARONETT)
Mixed layer minerals (V.A. DRITS)
Chapter 3. Modular aspects of sulfides and sulfosalts
Modular structures in sulfides: sphalerite / wurtzite- pyrite / marcasite- and pyrrhotitetype minerals (M. PÓSFAI, P.R. BUSECK)
Modular and crystal chemistry of sulfosalts and other complex sulfides (E. MAKOVICKY)
Chapter 4. Polysomatic approach in minerals: examples and applications
Polysomatism as a tool for correlating properties and structure (G. FERRARIS)
Polysomatic approach in the crystal chemical study of minerals (S. MERLINO, M. PASERO)
Chapter 5. Different approaches to modularity
Modular analysis of crystal structures (B.B. ZVYAGIN)
Structural aspects of oxide and oxysalt minerals (F.C. HAWTHORNE)