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Author Albarède, Francis.

Title Geochemistry : an introduction / Francis Albarède ; English foreword by Albrecht W. Hofmann
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003


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Description xiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. The properties of elements -- 2. Mass conservation - elemental and isotopic fractionation -- 3. Geochronology and radiogenic tracers -- 4. Element transport -- 5. Geochemical systems -- 6. Waters present and past -- 7. Mineral reactions -- 8. The solid Earth -- 9. The Earth in the Solar System -- 10. The geochemical behavior of selected elements -- App. A. Composition of the major geological units -- App. B. The mixing equation for ratios -- App. C. A refresher on thermodynamics -- App. D. The Rayleigh distillation equation -- App. E. The geologic time scale -- App. F. An overview of analytical methods -- App. G. Physical and geophysical constants -- App. H. Some equations relative to residence time
Summary "Geochemistry is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students, and will also provide a quick and accessible introduction for researchers working in related fields."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Translation of: Géochimie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the French and expanded
Subject Geochemistry.
LC no. 2002035019
ISBN 0521891485 paperback
0521814685 :
Other Titles Géochimie. English