Spectroscopy of Micas

George R. Rossman
 Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
California Institute of Technoogy
Pasadena, CA  91125


This is a chapter concerned with the spectyroscopic studies of micas which addresses the origin of their color and pleochroism, the oxidation state and concentrations of cations, site occupancies and other structural details, thermodymanic properties, and broader aspects of the chemical-physics of spectroscopic interactions, in general.

last updated: l3-Jul-2023