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Table of Contents
                            TITLE
COPYRIGHT
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1: THE NATURE OF MINERALS
	NOMENCLATURE
	OCCURENCE AND FORMATION
	MINERAL STRUCTURE
		MORPHOLOGY
		INTERNAL STRUCTURE
		POLYMORPHISM
		CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
		MINERAL FORMULAS
		COMPOSITIONAL VARIATION
		CHEMICAL BONDING
		PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
CHAPTER 2: MINERAL CLASSIFICATION AND ASSOCIATIONS
	CLASSIFICATION OF MINERALS
		NATIVE ELEMENTS
		SULFIDES
		SULFOSALTS
		OXIDES AND HYDROXIDES
		HALIDES
		CARBONATES
		NITRATES
		BORATES
		SULFATES
		PHOSPHATES
		SILICATES
	MINERAL ASSOCIATIONS AND PHASE EQUILIBRIUM
		ASSEMBLAGE AND THE PHASE RULE
		PHASE DIAGRAMS
CHAPTER 3: MINERAL DEPOSITS
	GEOCHEMICALLY ABUNDANT AND SCARCE METALS
	ORE MINERALS
		NATIVE METALS
		SULFIDES
		OXIDES AND HYDROXIDES
		CARBONATES AND SILICATES
	FORMATION OF MINERAL DEPOSITS
		MAGMATIC CONCENTRATION
		HYDROTHERMAL SOLUTION
		GROUNDWATER
		SEAWATER OR LAKE WATER
		RAINWATER
		FLOWING SURFACE WATER
		ALLUVIAL PLACERS
		BEACH PLACERS
	METALLOGENIC PROVINCES AND EPOCHS
CHAPTER 4: THE SILICATES
	AMPHIBOLES
		CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
		CRYSTAL STRUCTURE
		PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
		ORIGIN AND OCCURRENCE
	FELDSPARS
		CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
		CRYSTAL STRUCTURE
		PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
		ORIGIN AND OCCURRENCE
		USES
	FELDSPATHOIDS
		CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND CRYSTAL STRUCTURE
		PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
		ORIGIN AND OCCURRENCE
		USES
	GARNETS
		CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
		CRYSTAL STRUCTURE
		PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
		ORIGIN AND OCCURENCE
		USES
	JADE
	OLIVINES
		CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
		CRYSTAL STRUCTURE
		PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
		CRYSTAL HABIT AND FORM
		ORIGIN AND OCCURRENCE
	PYROXENES
		CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
		CRYSTAL STRUCTURE
		PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
		ORIGIN AND OCCURRENCE
	ZEOLITES
CHAPTER 5: MICAS AND CLAY MINERALS
	MICAS
		CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
		CRYSTAL STRUCTURE
		PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
		ORIGIN AND OCCURRENCE
		USES
	CLAY MINERALS
		STRUCTURE
		CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
		OCCURRENCE
		ORIGIN
		INDUSTRIAL USES
CHAPTER 6: SILICA MINERALS
	PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
	ORIGIN AND OCCURENCE
		SOLUBILITY OF SILICA MINERALS
		THE SILICA PHASE DIAGRAM
	USES
	INDIVIDUAL SILICA MINERALS
		QUARTZ
		CHALCEDONY
		JASPER, CHERT, AND FLINT
		HIGH QUARTZ (ß-QUARTZ)
		TRIDYMITE
		CRISTOBALITE
		OPAL
		VITREOUS SILICA
		MELANOPHLOGITE
		KEATITE
		COESITE AND STISHOVITE
CHAPTER 7: CARBONATES AND OTHER MINERALS
	THE CARBONATES
		ARAGONITE
		CALCITE
		DOLOMITE
	OTHER COMMON ROCK-FORMING MINERALS
		MAGNETITE AND CHROMITE
		HALITE, GYPSUM, AND ANHYDRITE
		EPIDOTE
		HEMATITE
		LIMONITE
	OTHER MINERAL GROUPS
		ARSENATE MINERALS
		HALIDE MINERALS
		NITRATE AND IODATE MINERALS
		OXIDE MINERALS
		PHOSPHATE MINERALS
		SULFATE MINERALS
		SULFIDE MINERALS
		SULFOSALTS
	CONCLUSION
GLOSSARY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
	MINERAL DEPOSITS
	SILICA MINERALS
	AMPHIBOLES
	FELDSPARS AND FELDSPATHOIDS
	OLIVINES
	PYROXENES
	CALCITE
	DOLOMITE
	CLAY MINERALS
INDEX
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