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American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials

Vol. 101, no. 2        February 2016 Table of Contents

LETTER
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Incorporation of high amounts of Na in ringwoodite: Possible implications for transport of alkali into lower mantle
Luca Bindi, Anastasia Tamarova, Andrey V. Bobrov, Ekaterina A. Sirotkina, Oliver Tschauner, Michael J. Walter, and Tetsuo Irifune
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HIGHLIGHTS AND BREAKTHROUGHS
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The deep continental crust has a larger Mg isotopic variation than previously thought
Zhao-Feng Zhang
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INVITED CENTENNIAL ARTICLE
243
Magnesium isotopic composition of the deep continental crust
Wei Yang, Fang-Zhen Teng, Wang-Ye Li, Sheng-Ao Liu, Shan Ke, Yong-Sheng Liu, Hong-Fu Zhang, and Shan Gao
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Cancrinite-group minerals: Crystal-chemical description and properties under non-ambient conditions—A review
G. Diego Gatta and Paolo Lotti
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AMORPHOUS MATERIALS: PROPERTIES, STRUCTURE, AND DURABILITY
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Nepheline structural and chemical dependence on melt composition
José Marcial, Jarrod Crum, Owen Neill, and John McCloy
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CHEMISTRY AND MINERALOGY OF EARTH'S MANTLE
277
Some thermodynamic properties of larnite (β-Ca2SiO4) constrained by high T/P experiment and/or theoretical simulation
Zhihua Xiong, Xi Liu, Sean R. Shieh, Sicheng Wang, Linlin Chang, Junjie Tang, Xinguo Hong, Zhigang Zhang, and Hejing Wang
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MINERALS IN THE HUMAN BODY
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Growth dynamics of vaterite in relation to the physico-chemical properties of its precursor, amorphous calcium carbonate, in the Ca-CO3-PO4 system
Yuki Sugiura, Kazuo Onuma, and Atsushi Yamazaki
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SPECIAL COLLECTION: PERSPECTIVES ON ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION OF CRUSTAL MAGMAS
297
Mafic replenishments into floored silicic magma chambers
Robert A. Wiebe
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Hafnium, oxygen, neodymium, strontium, and lead isotopic constraints on magmatic evolution of the supereruptive southern Black Mountains volcanic center, Arizona, U.S.A.: A combined LASS zircon–whole-rock study
Susanne M. McDowell, Sarah Overton, Christopher M. Fisher, William O. Frazier, Calvin F. Miller, Jonathan S. Miller, and Rita C. Economos
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Deciphering magmatic processes in calc-alkaline plutons using trace element zoning in hornblende
Calvin G. Barnes, Valbone Memeti, and Nolwenn Coint
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SPECIAL COLLECTION: GEOLOGY AND GEOBIOLOGY OF LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK
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The Lassen hydrothermal system
Steven E. Ingebritsen, Deborah Bergfeld, Laura E. Clor, and William C. Evans
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REGULAR ARTICLE
355
Maruyamaite, K(MgAl2)(Al5Mg)Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)3O, from the ultrahigh-pressure Kokchetav massif, northern Kazakhstan: Description and crystal structure
Aaron Lussier, Neil A. Ball, Frank C. Hawthorne, Darrell J. Henry, Rentaro Shimizu, Yoshihide Ogasawara, and Tsutomu Ota
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The valence quadrupole moment
Kendrick Shepherd, Matthew C.F. Wander, Barry R. Bickmore, W. Joel Johansen, Tyler Goodell, Matthew Davis, Charles Andros, Larissa Lind, and Kathleen Robertson
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Crystal chemistry and light elements analysis of Ti-rich garnets
Emanuela Schingaro, Maria Lacalamita, Ernesto Mesto, Gennaro Ventruti, Giuseppe Pedrazzi, Luisa Ottolini, and Fernando Scordari
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XRD-TEM-AEM comparative study of n-alkylammonium smectites and interstratified minerals in shallow-diagenetic carbonate sediments of the Basque-Cantabrian Basin
Fernando Nieto, Xabier Arroyo, and Javier Aróstegui
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Mechanical properties of natural radiation-damaged titanite and temperature-induced structural reorganization: A nanoindentation and Raman spectroscopic study
Tobias Beirau, William D. Nix, Rodney C. Ewing, Gerold A. Schneider, Lee A. Groat, and Ulrich Bismayer
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Jianshuiite in oceanic manganese nodules at the Paleocene-Eocene Boundary
Jeffrey E. Post, Ellen Thomas, and Peter J. Heaney
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The effect of phosphorus on manganocolumbite and mangaotantalite solubility in peralkaline to peraluminous granitic melts
Yong Tang, Hui Zhang, and Bing Rao
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Interpretation of the infrared spectra of the lizardite-nepouite series in the near- and mid-infrared range
Fabien Baron and Sabine Petit
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In situ spectroscopic study of water intercalation into talc: New features of 10 Å phase formation
Sergey V. Rashchenko, Anna Yu. Likhacheva, Sergey V. Goryainov, Alexander S. Krylov, and Konstantin D. Litasov
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Phase relations on the K2CO3-CaCO3-MgCO3 join at 6 GPa and 900–1400 °C: Implications for incipient melting in carbonated mantle domains
Anton Shatskiy, Konstantin D. Litasov, Yuri N. Palyanov, and Eiji Ohtani
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Genesis of chromium-rich kyanite in eclogite-facies Cr-spinel-bearing gabbroic cumulates, Pohorje Massif, Eastern Alps
Christoph A. Hauzenberger, Harald Taferner, and Jürgen Konzett
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Ferri-kaersutite, NaCa2(Mg3TiFe3+)(Si6Al2)O22O2, a new oxo-amphibole from Harrow Peaks, Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica
Silvia Gentili, Cristian Biagioni, Paola Comodi, Marco Pasero, Catherine McCammon, and Costanza Bonadiman
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In defense of magnetite-ilmenite thermometry in the Bishop Tuff and its implication for gradients in silicic magma reservoirs
Bernard W. Evans, Wes Hildreth, Olivier Bachmann, and Bruno Scaillet
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NEW MINERALS
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REVIEWERS 2015
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