This second edition highlights the many advances that have been made in the understanding and importance of the layer silicates talc, chlorite and serpentine in the 45 years since the publication of the first edition of DHZ Sheet Silicates. The new volume also includes an up-to-date reference work on pyrophyllite, stilpnomelane, zussmanite, prehnite and apophyllite. As with all DHZ updates, this is a reliable and authoritative work, such as has become associated with these authors for the compilation of a major knowledge base on important rock-forming mineral groups.

Recent advances in instrumentation and structure determination methods, especially transmission electron microscopy...

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