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For example, the composition or crystal structure and of a mineral (its detailed
arrangement of atoms) may geobarom- give clues to its temperature history (
geothermometry) eters or pressure history (geobarometry). The amount of
Sheet silicate structures are characterized by silicate tetrahedral layers (Figure IE
), octahedral layers, and, in some instances, interlayer cations. The tetrahedral (4
-fold) sites can be occupied by silicon or aluminum; the octahedral (6-fold) sites ...
bringing the atoms closer together, a consequence of the increase in energy due
to electrons having the same energy; i.e., the same four quantum numbers, which
account for all the energy of an electron relevant to that electronic structure, ...
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