An Earth Scientist's Periodic Table of the Elements and Their Ions is a new periodic table designed to contextualize trends in geochemistry, mineralogy, aqueous chemistry, and other natural sciences. First published as an insert in the September 2003 issue of Geology, this version is updated and supersized—36″ by 76″!

This new periodic table of the elements is more useful to earth scientists than the conventional periodic table used by chemists. The periodic table presented here acknowledges that most natural matter occurs in charged form as ions rather than in elemental form. The immediate result is a completely rearranged table...

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