As with all the other DHZ updates, this volume reinforces the reliability and authority associated with these authors for the compilation of a major knowledge base on important mineral groups. In the intervening 41 years between the first edition and this second edition, advances in instrumentation and structure determination methods have refined our thinking and understanding of silica phases, feldspathoids and zeolites, and many new structures have been discovered and described since the appearance of the first edition (e.g. moganite – a relatively common new phase of SiO2, new high-pressure silica phases, the commensurate and incommensurate phases of...

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