Publisher description for Mineralogical applications of crystal field theory / Roger G. Burns.
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The new edition of this landmark volume takes into account the vast amount of new spectral data on minerals, and describes a variety of applications of crystal field theory to the earth and planetary sciences. A unique perspective of the second edition is that it highlights the properties of minerals that make them compounds of interest to solid state chemists and physicists.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mineralogy, Crystal field theory