Book 2012

Quartz: Deposits, Mineralogy and Analytics


ISBN: 978-3-642-22160-6 (Print) 978-3-642-22161-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-27

    Classification, Mineralogy and Industrial Potential of SiO2 Minerals and Rocks

  3. Chapter

    Pages 29-51

    Assessment of High Purity Quartz Resources

  4. Chapter

    Pages 53-70

    Quality Requirements of Quartz Sand in the Building Industry

  5. Chapter

    Pages 71-118

    Petrological and Chemical Characterisation of High-Purity Quartz Deposits with Examples from Norway

  6. Chapter

    Pages 119-137

    Evaluation of the Potential of the Pegmatitic Quartz Veins of the Sierra de Comechigones (Argentina) as a Source of High Purity Quartz by a Combination of LA-ICP-MS, ICP, Cathodoluminescence, Gas Chromatography, Fluid Inclusion Analysis, Raman and FTIR spectroscopy

  7. Chapter

    Pages 139-159

    Brazilian Quartz Deposits with Special Emphasis on Gemstone Quartz and its Color Treatment

  8. Chapter

    Pages 161-175

    First-Principles Calculations of the E′ 1 Center in Quartz: Structural Models, 29Si Hyperfine Parameters and Association with Al Impurity

  9. Chapter

    Pages 177-190

    Gamma-Irradiation Dependency of EPR and TL-Spectra of Quartz

  10. Chapter

    Pages 191-217

    Analysis of Low Element Concentrations in Quartz by Electron Microprobe

  11. Chapter

    Pages 219-236

    In Situ Analysis of Trace Elements in Quartz Using Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

  12. Chapter

    Pages 237-264

    Cathodoluminescence Microanalysis of the Defect Microstructures of Bulk and Nanoscale Ultrapure Silicon Dioxide Polymorphs for Device Applications

  13. Chapter

    Pages 265-285

    Trace Element Characteristics, Luminescence Properties and Real Structure of Quartz

  14. Chapter

    Pages 287-306

    Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Cathodoluminescence of Authigenic Quartz from Different Sedimentary Rocks

  15. Chapter

    Pages 307-329

    Cathodoluminescent Textures and Trace Elements in Hydrothermal Quartz

  16. Chapter

    Pages 331-355

    Quartz Regeneration and its Use as a Repository of Genetic Information

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 357-360