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C5: Mineralogy Core Course

Lectures 1-6 - Introduction to Rock- and Paleo-magnetism - Rich Harrison and James Bryson

Essential text books:

  • Magnetism in Condensed Matter - Stephen Blundell (in the library)

Background Reading:

Papers for lectures and research seminar:

Lectures 7-12 - Simon Redfern

  • Archer, T. D., S. E. A. Birse, M. T. Dove, S. A. T. Redfern, J. D. Gale, and R. T. Cygan. “An Interatomic Potential Model for Carbonates Allowing for Polarization Effects.” Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 30, no. 7 (August 1, 2003): 416–24.
  • Dove, Martin T. “On the Computer Modelling of Diopside: Toward a Transferable Potential for Silicate Minerals.” American Mineralogist 74 (1989): 774–79.
  • Dove, Martin T., Tracey Cool, David C. Palmer, Andrew Putnis, Ekhard K. H. Salje, and Bjorn Winkler. “On the Role of Al-Si Ordering in the Cubic-Tetragonal Phase Transition of Leucite.” American Mineralogist 78 (1993): 486–92.
  • Dove, Martin T., Bjorn Winkler, Maurice Leslie, Mark J. Harris, and Ekhard K. H. Salje. “A New Interatomic Potential Model for Calcite: Applications to Latticedynamics Studies, Phase Transition, and Isotope Fractionation.” American Mineralogist 77 (1992): 244–50.
  • Feng, Xiaolei, Siyu Lu, Chris J. Pickard, Hanyu Liu, Simon A. T. Redfern, and Yanming Ma. “Carbon Network Evolution from Dimers to Sheets in Superconducting Ytrrium Dicarbide under Pressure.” Communications Chemistry 1, no. 1 (December 2018).
  • Feng, Xiaolei, and Simon A.T. Redfern. “Iodate in Calcite, Aragonite and Vaterite CaCO3: Insights from First-Principles Calculations and Implications for the I/Ca Geochemical Proxy.” Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 236 (September 2018): 351–60.
  • Li, Yinwei, Xiaolei Feng, Hanyu Liu, Jian Hao, Simon A. T. Redfern, Weiwei Lei, Dan Liu, and Yanming Ma. “Route to High-Energy Density Polymeric Nitrogen t-N via He−N Compounds.” Nature Communications 9, no. 1 (December 2018).
  • Palin, Erika J., Martin T. Dove, Simon A. T. Redfern, Joaquín Ortega-Castro, Claro Ignacio Sainz-Díaz, and Alfonso Hernández-Laguna. “Computer Simulations of Cations Order-Disorder in 2:1 Dioctahedral Phyllosilicates Using Cation-Exchange Potentials and Monte Carlo Methods.” International Journal of Quantum Chemistry 114, no. 19 (October 5, 2014): 1257–86.
  • Stavrou, Elissaios, Yansun Yao, Alexander F. Goncharov, Sergey S. Lobanov, Joseph M. Zaug, Hanyu Liu, Eran Greenberg, and Vitali B. Prakapenka. “Synthesis of Xenon and Iron-Nickel Intermetallic Compounds at Earth’s Core Thermodynamic Conditions.” Physical Review Letters 120, no. 9 (February 28, 2018).
  • Walker, Andrew M., Richard P. Tyer, Richard P. Bruin, and Martin T. Dove. “The Compressibility and High Pressure Structure of Diopside from First Principles Simulation.” Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 35, no. 7 (August 2008): 359–66.
  • Winkler, Bjorn, and Martin T. Dove. “Static Lattice Energy Minimisation and Lattice Dynamics Calculations on Aluminosilicate Minerals.” American Mineralogist 76 (1991): 313–31.
  • Zhu, Li, Hanyu Liu, Chris J. Pickard, Guangtian Zou, and Yanming Ma. “Reactions of Xenon with Iron and Nickel Are Predicted in the Earth’s Inner Core.” Nature Chemistry 6, no. 7 (July 2014): 644–48.