Electrification Phenomena in Rocks

  • Eleonora I. Parkhomenko

Part of the Monographs in Geoscience book series (MOGEO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Piezoelectric Effect in Minerals and Rocks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
      Pages 3-33
    3. Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
      Pages 35-83
    4. Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
      Pages 85-111
    5. Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
      Pages 113-167
  3. Induced Polarization and the Seismoelectric and Triboelectric Effects in Rocks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
      Pages 177-197
    3. Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
      Pages 199-237
    4. Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
      Pages 239-253
    5. Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
      Pages 255-274
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 283-285

About this book


In many areas of geophysics, geology, geochemistry, and mining, there is considerable interest in laboratory data on the physical properties of various types of rocks. Until recently, how­ ever, only the mechanical properties of rocks had been studied in detail. The last few years have seen a relatively large amount of study of the electrical properties of rock samples and a need to organize the results of these studies has arisen. In"Electrical Properties of Rocks,"* E. 1. Parkhomenko reviewed and cataloged studies of electrical resistivity and the dielectric constant in rocks. In the present work she covers other electrical phenomena which are observed to occur in rocks and minerals and reviews the re­ sults of her own researches, as well as that of others, previously published. Theoretical and experimental data on the piezoelectric prop­ erties of minerals and rocks obtained since 1953 by E. 1. Parkho­ menko and myself as the result of laboratory investigations on quartz-bearing rocks (granite, gneiss, quartz veins, etc. ) comprise the bulk of the monograph (Chapters1-4). Itwas not previously con­ sidered that a polycrystalline mass such as a rock could exhibit piezoelectric properties - it was supposed characteristic only of single crystals.


chemistry geochemistry geology geophysics granite mineral research

Authors and affiliations

  • Eleonora I. Parkhomenko
    • 1
  1. 1.O. Yu. Shmidt Institute of Physics of the EarthAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1971
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
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  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-5069-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-5067-6
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