Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 2006, V 33, N 10, December.

Decarbonation reaction of magnesite in 
subducting slabs at the lower mantle 
N. Takafuji, K. Fujino, T. Nagai, 
Y. Seto and D. Hamane

DFT study of the cation arrangements in 
the octahedral and tetrahedral sheets 
of dioctahedral 2:1 phyllosilicates 
Alfonso Hernandez-Laguna, 
Elizabeth Escamilla-Roa, Vicente Timon, 
Martin T. Dove and C. Ignacio Sainz-Diaz

Dauphine twinning and texture memory 
in polycrystalline quartz. Part 1: 
Experimental deformation of novaculite 
Hans-Rudolf Wenk, Erik Rybacki, 
Georg Dresen, Ivan Lonardelli, 
Nathan Barton, Hermann Franz and 
Gabriela Gonzalez

Fast ion conduction character and 
ionic phase-transitions in disordered 
crystals: the complex case of the 
minerals of the pearceite–polybasite 
L. Bindi, M. Evain, A. Pradel, 
S. Albert, M. Ribes and S. Menchetti

Composition, lattice parameters, and room 
temperature elastic constants of natural 
single crystal xenotime from Novo Horizonte 
P. Mogilevsky, E. B. Zaretsky, 
T. A. Parthasarathy and F. Meisenkothen

Equation of state of MgGeO3 perovskite to 
65 GPa: comparison with the post-perovskite phase 
C. E. Runge, A. Kubo, B. Kiefer, Y. Meng, 
V. B. Prakapenka, G. Shen, R. J. Cava 
and T. S. Duffy

Decomposition of kyanite and solubility 
of Al2O3 in stishovite at high pressure 
and high temperature conditions 
Xi Liu, Norimasa Nishiyama, Takeshi Sanehira,
Toru Inoue, Yuji Higo and Shizue Sakamoto

In situ time resolved synchrotron powder 
diffraction study of thaumasite 
Annalisa Martucci and Giuseppe Cruciani