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Thermodynamic Analysis of Simple Mineral Systems

  • T. J. B. Holland
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Part of the Advances in Physical Geochemistry book series (PHYSICAL GEOCHE, volume 1)

Abstract

This chapter does not attempt a complete description of the thermodynamics of simple mineral equilibria, but rather explores some of the consequences and pitfalls of various methods of handling thermodynamic data and of making several of the common simplifying assumptions. In particular, methods are discussed of taking measured heat capacity data and refitting them to an equation that can be extrapolated with a minimum of danger to high temperatures.

Keywords

Heat Capacity Thermodynamic Analysis Dehydration Reaction Solution Calorimetry Phase Equilibrium Study 
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