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Volume 25: Oxide Minerals: Petrologic and Magnetic Significance

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Volume 25: Oxide Minerals: Petrologic and Magnetic Significance
Donald H. Lindsley, editor

1991, i-xiv + 509 pages. ISBN 0-939950-30-8; ISBN13 978-0-939950-30-0

This volume was published to be used as the textbook for the Short Course on Fe-Ti Oxides: Their Petrologic and Magnetic Significance, held May 24-27, 1991, organized by B.R. Frost, D.H. Lindsley, and SK Banerjee and jointly sponsored by the Mineralogical Society of America and the American Geophysical Union.

It has been fourteen and a half years since the last MSA Short Course on Oxide Minerals and the appearance of Volume 3 of Reviews in Mineralogy. Much progress has been made in the interim. This is particularly evident in the coverage of the thermodynamic properties of oxide minerals: nothing in Volume 3, while in contrast, Volume 25 has three chapters (6, 7, and 8) presenting various aspects of the thermodynamics of oxide minerals; and other chapters (9, 11, 12) build extensively on thermodynamic models. The coverage of magnetic properties has also been considerably expanded (Chapters 4, 8, and 14). Finally, the interaction of oxides and silicates is emphasized in Chapters 9, 11, 12, 13, and 14. One of the prime benefits of Reviews in Mineralogy has been that any scientist can afford to have it at his or her fingertips. Because Volume 3 is out of print and will not be readily available to newcomers to our science, as much as possible we have tried to make Volume 25 a replacement for, rather than a supplement to, the earlier volume. Chapters on crystal chemistry, phase equilibria, and oxide minerals in both igneous and metamorphic rocks have been rewritten or extensively revised. The well received photographs of oxide textures in Volume 3 have been collected and expanded into a "Mini-Atlas" In Volume 25. Topics that receive less attention than in the earlier volume are oxides in lunar rocks and meteorites, and the manganese minerals. We hope that the new volume will tum out to be as useful as the previous one was.

Donald H. Lindsley, Stony Brook, New York, USA
April 2, 1991

Contents of Volume 25

Title Page
p. i

p. ii

Foreword & Editor's Introduction
p. iii - iv

p. v - vi

Table of Contents
p. vii - xiv

Chapter 1. Introduction to Oxygen Fugacity and Its Petrologic Importance
by B. Ronald Frost, p. 1 - 10

Chapter 2. Crystal Chemistry of Oxides and Oxyhydroxides
by Glenn A. Waychunas. p. 11 - 68

Chapter 3. Experimental Studies of Oxide Minerals
by Donald H. Lindsley, p. 69 - 106

Chapter 4. Magnetic Properties of Fe-Ti Oxides
by Subir K. Banerjee, p. 107 - 128

Chapter 5. Oxide Textures - A Mini-Atlas
by Stephen E. Haggerty, p. 129 - 220

Chapter 6. Thermochemistry of the Oxide Minerals
by Mark S. Ghiorso and Richard O. Sack, p. 221 - 264

Chapter 7. Macroscopic and Microscopic Thermodynamic Properties of Oxides
by Bernard J. Wood, J. Nell, and A. B. Woodland, p. 265 - 302

Chapter 8. The Interplay of Chemical and Magnetic Ordering
by Benjamin P. Burton, p. 303 - 322

Chapter 9. Chromite as a Petrogenetic Indicator
by Richard O. Sack and Mark S. Ghiorso, p. 323 - 354

Chapter 10. Oxide Mineralogy of the Upper Mantle
by Stephen E. Haggerty, p. 355 - 416

Chapter 11. Oxygen Barometry of Spinel Peridotites
by Bernard J. Wood, p. 417 - 432

Chapter 12. Occurrence of Iron-Titanium Oxides in Igneous Rocks
by B. Ronald Frost and Donald H. Lindsley, p. 433 - 468

Chapter 13. Stability of Oxide Minerals in Metamorphic Rocks
by B. Ronald Frost, p. 469 - 488

Chapter 14. Magnetic Petrology: Factors That Control the Occurrence of Magnetite in Crustal Rocks
by B. Ronald Frost, p. 489 - 509

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