Arsenic is the world's best known poison. It has been used over the centuries to kill pests and humans, and today is responsible for the mass poisoning of millions via contaminated waters, soils and dusts. The importance of arsenic has been covered in many reviews and books, raising the question of whether this book is needed. My answer is: absolutely! The book is the most comprehensive, up-to-date volume on arsenic geochemistry and mineralogy in surface environments, edited and written by prominent experts in the field.

This book is number 79 in the well known Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry series....

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