The Transformation of Ankerite During Thermal Treatment

D. R. Dasgupta
Geological Survey of India, 29 Chowringhee, Calcutta 16, India

Summary: The transformation of ankerite during heat treatment has been studied by single-crystal and powder X-ray methods. The mechanisms of formation of calcite at 750° C and of periclase at 950° C are discussed from a structural viewpoint.

Mineralogical Magazine; December 1965 v. 35; no. 272; p. 634-639; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1965.035.272.07
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