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New Mineral Names

  title={New Mineral Names},
  author={W. F. Foshag},
  journal={American Mineralogist},
concept seems to [e in the assumption that atomic transmutation, other than radioactivity, is of a common and widespread occurrence within the earth. Under laboratory con4itions enorrnous quantities of energy are required for elemental transformation, yet the author fails even to speculate regarding possible conditions for this phenomenon on a geological scale. The organizational pattern of the treatise is somewhat haphazard and increases the difficulty of following the sometimes abstruse… Expand
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