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Editors: Hanna Schweitzer and Joachim Metzger
Book Description:
The garnet group includes a group of minerals that have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones and abrasives. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the metamorphic history and composition of garnet. Topics discussed include rare-earth garnets and their role in modern electronics; the characterization of garnet and its use in tracing the metamorphic evolution of three selected calc-silicate and skarn deposits; phonoton spectroscopy of yttrium-rare earth-aluminum garnet solid solutions (YAG:Re); the use of garnet as a mineral exploration tool; vibrational spectroscopy of natural garnet and photonic solids and their connection to garnets. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Physico-Chemical Aspects Regarding the Formation of Yttrium, Gadolinium and/or Terbium Aluminate Phosphors;pp. 1-50
(Mihail Nazarov, Elisabeth-Jeanne Popovici, Do Young Noh, and Ahmad Fauzi, School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia)

Rare-Earth Garnets, Langasites and Perovskites -Crystals and Properties;pp. 51-90
(Hideo Kimura, Hongyang Zhao, Qiwen Yao, Zengmei Wang, Jiayue Xu, Hui Shen, National Institute for Materials Science, Sengen, Tsukuba, Japan, and others)

Characterization of Garnet and its Use in Tracing the Metamorphic Evolution of Three Selected Calc-Silicate and Skarn Deposits, Saudi Arabia;pp. 91-136
(Adel A. Surour, Asaad M.B. Moufti, Department of Mineral Resources and Rocks, Faculty of Earth Sciences, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

Alkoxides-Based Sol-Gel Process: A Smart Way to Obtain Luminescent Powders and Films of Yttrium Garnets;pp. 137-167
(Audrey Potdevin, Geneviève Chadeyron, Damien Boyer, Valérie Briois, Celso V. Santilli, Rachid Mahiou, Clermont Université, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Clermont-Ferrand, LMI, BP Clermont-Ferrand, France, and others)

Phonon Spectroscopy of Yttrium - Rare-Earth - Aluminum Garnet Solid Solutions (YAG:Re) and Ceramics on their Base;pp. 169-195
(E.N. Khazanov, O.V. Karban, E.I. Salamatov, A.V. Taranov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)

Garnets from the Arkhangelsk Kimberlites and Surrounding Regions, Russia;pp. 197-224
(T.V. Posukhova, V.K. Garanin, A.V. Bovkun, Department of Mineralogy, Moscow State University, Gological Faculty, Moscow, Russia)

Use of Garnet as a Mineral Exploration Tool;pp. 225-239
(A.K. Somarin, Department of Geology, Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada)

Vibrational Spectroscopy of Natural Garnet;pp. 241-253
(Tatyana Moroz, Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science, Novosibirsk, Russia)

Platonic Solids and their Connection to Garnets;pp. 255-268
(L. Marek-Crnjac, Technical School Center of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia)

Index

   Series:
      Earth Sciences in the 21st Century
      Materials Science and Technologies
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-March
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R) 278pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61470-572-7
   Status: AV
  
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