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Physics and Chemistry of Minerals

Physics and Chemistry of Minerals

Editors: C. McCammon; M. Rieder; T. Tsuchiya; L. Dobrzhinetskaya

ISSN: 0342-1791 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-2021 (electronic version)

Journal no. 269


C.A. McCammon
Bayerisches Geoinstitut
Universität Bayreuth
D-95440 Bayreuth, Germany
Fax: +49 (0) 921 55 3769
e-mail: catherine.mccammon@uni-bayreuth.de

L. Dobrzhinetskaya
University of California at Riverside
Department of Earth Sciences
Riverside, CA 92521, USA
email: Larissa@ucr.edu

M. Rieder
Mimonská 14/638
190 00 Praha 9 - Prosek
Czech Republic
e-mail: Milan_Rieder@JHU.edu

T. Tsuchiya
Ehime University
Geodynamics Research Center
Sogo-Kenkyu-To 466
2-5 Bunkyo-cho
Matsuyama 790-8577
e-mail: takut@sci.ehime-u.ac.jp

Advisory Board

M. Akaogi
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
Gakushuin University
Mejiro Toshima-ku
Tokyo 171-8588, Japan

J.D. Bass
Geology Department, University of Illinois
1301 West Green Street, Urbana
Illinois 61801, USA

K.D. Becker
Institut für Physikalische und
Theoretische Chemie
Technische Universität Braunschweig
Hans Sommer-Straße 10
38106 Braunschweig, Germany

L.V. Bershov
IGEM, Academy of Sciences in Russia
Staromonetnyij 35, Moscow 109017, Russia

P.C. Burnley
Department of Geoscience
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, USA

G. Calas
Laboratoire de Minéralogie
Université de Paris VI, 4 pl. Jussieu
F-75251 Paris Cedex 05, France

M. Carpenter
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Cambridge, Downing Street
Cambridge CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom

M. Catti
Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali
Università di Milano
Via Emanueli 15
I-20126 Milano, Italy

L. Cemic
Mineralogisch-petrographisches Institut
Universität Kiel, Olshausenstraße 40-60
24118 Kiel, Germany

F. Guyot
Laboratoire de Minéralogie
Université de Paris VI, 4 pl. Jussieu
F-75252 Paris Cedex 05, France

D.L. Kohlstedt
Department of Geology and Geophysics
Pillsbury Hall
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

M. Kumar
Department of Physics
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
Pantnagar 263145, India

K. Langer
Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften I
Technische Universität
Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1
D-10587 Berlin, Germany

St. Mackwell
USRA Corporate Director, Science Programs
7178 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046, USA

St. Merlino
Dipartimento di Science delle Terra
Università di Pisa, Via S. Maria 53
I-56126 Pisa, Italy

A. Navrotsky
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California,
95616-8779, USA

A.N. Platonov
Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and
Ore Formation, Ukrainian Academy of Science,
Prospect Palladina 34
Kiev 252142, Ukraine

G.D. Price
Department of Geology, Mineral Physics
University College London, Gover Street
London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom

A. Putnis
Institut für Mineralogie
Universität Münster
Corrensstrasse 24
48149 Münster, Germany

E. Salje
Department of Earth Sciences,
University of Cambridge, Downing Street
Cambridge CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom

E. Tillmanns
Institut für Mineralogie
und Kristallographie, Universität Wien
Geozentrum, Althanstraße 14
A-1090 Vienna, Austria

J. A. Tyburczy
Arizona State University
Department of Geological Sciences
PO Box 871404
Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, USA

T. Yagi
Institute for Solid State Physics
University of Tokyo, Kashiwanoha
Kashiwa 277-8581, Japan

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    Physics and Chemistry of Minerals is an international journal devoted to publishing articles and short communications of physical or chemical studies on minerals or solids related to minerals. The aim of the journal is to support competent interdisciplinary work in mineralogy and physics or chemistry. Particular emphasis is placed on applications of modern techniques or new theories and models to interpret atomic structures and physical or chemical properties of minerals. Some subjects of interest are:

    • Relationships between atomic structure and crystalline state (structures of various states, crystal energies, crystal growth, thermodynamic studies, phase transformations, solid solution, exsolution phenomena, etc.)
    • General solid state spectroscopy (ultraviolet, visible, infrared, Raman, ESCA, luminescence, X-ray, electron paramagnetic resonance, nuclear magnetic resonance, gamma ray resonance, etc.)
    • Experimental and theoretical analysis of chemical bonding in minerals (application of crystal field, molecular orbital, band theories, etc.)
    • Physical properties (magnetic, mechanical, electric, optical, thermodynamic, etc.)
    • Relations between thermal expansion, compressibility, elastic constants, and fundamental properties of atomic structure, particularly as applied to geophysical problems
    • Electron microscopy in support of physical and chemical studies
    • Computational methods in the study of the structure and properties of minerals
    • Mineral surfaces (experimental methods, structure and properties)

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    Keywords: Mineralogy, Crystallography, Crystal Chemistry, Crystal Structure Refinement, Mineral Physics, Spectroscopy, Mineral Surface Science, Materials Science, Electron Microscopy, Computational Methods 

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