Introduction to geochemistry, 3rd ed 1995

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Chemical equilibrium. Aqueous solutions. Solution-mineral : carbonates , silicates. Crystal chemistry. Surface chemistry : the solution-mineral interface. Chemical thermodynamics : fundamental principles , phase equilibria. Oxidation and reduction. Isotope geochemistry. Reaction rates and mass transfer. The fluid envelopes. Weathering and soils. Sedimentation and diagenesis : inorganic geochemistry , organic geochemistry. Metamorphism. Formation and crystallization of magmas. Volatiles and magmas. Hydrothermal ore deposits. Distribution of the elements. Historical geochemistry.
This introduction emphasizes throughout the application of geochemistry to geological problems, with selected examples from actual field and laboratory studies. This new edition expands quantitative aspects and an increasing attention is given to environmental issues.Chemical equilibrium. Aqueous solutions. Solution-mineral : carbonates , silicates. Crystal chemistry. Surface chemistry : the solution-mineral interface. Chemical thermodynamics : fundamental principles , phase equilibria. Oxidation and reduction. Isotope geochemistry. Reaction rates and mass transfer. The fluid envelopes. Weathering and soils. Sedimentation and diagenesis : inorganic geochemistry , organic geochemistry. Metamorphism. Formation and crystallization of magmas. Volatiles and magmas. Hydrothermal ore deposits. Di