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Volume 21: Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Rare Earth Elements

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Volume 21: Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Rare Earth Elements
Bruce R. Lipin & G.A. McKay, editors

1989 i-x + 348 pages. ISBN 0-939950-25-1; ISBN13 978-0-939950-25-6

The authors of this volume presented a short course on the rare earth elements to about 80 participants in San Francisco, California, December 1-3, 1989, just prior to the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.

Contents of Volume 21

Title Page
p. i

p. ii

Foreword & Acknowledgements
p. iii

Table of Contents
p. iii - x

Chapter 1. Cosmochemistry of the Rare Earth Elements: Condensation and Evaporation Processes
by William V. Boynton, p. 1 - 24

Chapter 2. Radiogenic Isotope Geochemistry of Rare Earth Elements
by P. Jonathan Patchett, p. 25 - 44

Chapter 3. Partitioning of Rare Earth Elements between Major Silicate Minerals and Basaltic Melts
by Gordon A. McKay, p. 45 - 78

Chapter 4. An Approach to Trace Element Modeling Using a Simple Igneous System as an Example
by Gilbert N. Hanson, p. 79 - 98

Chapter 5. Rare Earth Elements in Upper Mantle Rocks
by w. F. McDonough and Fredrick A. Frey, p. 99 - 146

Chapter 6. Rare Earth Elements in Metamorphic Rocks
by Richard I. Grauch, p. 147 - 168

Chapter 7. Rare Earth Elements in Sedimentary Rocks: Influence of Provenance and Sedimentary Processes
by Scott M. McLennan, p. 169 - 200

Chapter 8. Aqueous Geochemistry of Rare Earth Elements
by Douglas G. Brookins, p. 201 - 226

Chapter 9. Rare Earth Elements in Lunar Materials
by Larry A. Haskin, p. 227 - 258

Chapter 10. Compositional and Phase Relations among Rare Earth Element Minerals
by Donald M. Burt, p. 259 - 308

Chapter 11. Economic Geology of Rare Earth Minerals
by Anthony N. Mariano, p. 309 - 338

Appendix. Cathodoluminescence Emission Spectra of Rare Earth Element Activators in Minerals
by Anthony N. Mariano, p. 339 - 348

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