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Crystal structure of garnet. The yellow spheres represent the atoms on the dodecahedral sites. We have studied solid solutions with chemical variation on these sites. The important interactions between these sites are in the horizontal (and symmetrically related) directions, and involve distortions of the intermediate SiO4 tetrahedra (darker blue polyhedra).
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Earth Sciences at Cambridge

Saturday 22 September 2018: A one-day conference bringing together international scientists to mark 200 years since Adam Sedgwick was appointed to the Woodwardian Chair of Geology.

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