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.