By N. D. Chatterjee
Thermodynamic therapy of mineral equilibria, a subject significant to mineralogical thermodynamics, may be traced again to the tum of the century, whilst J. H. Van't Hoff and his affiliates pioneered in utilizing thermodynamics to the mineral assemblages saw within the Stassfurt salt deposit. even though different popular researchers joined forces to boost the topic - H. E. Boeke even attempted to popularize it through giving an summary of the early advancements in his "Grundlagen der physikalisch-chemischen Petrographie", Berlin, 1915 - it remained, most of the time, an esoteric topic for almost all of the modern geological neighborhood. visible that method, mineralogical thermodynamics got here of age over the last 4 a long time, and advanced very swiftly right into a mainstream self-discipline of geochemistry. It has contributed significantly to our figuring out of the section equilibria of mineral platforms, and has helped positioned mineralogy and petrology on a company quantitative foundation. within the wake of those advancements, educational curricula now require the scholars of geology to take a direction in simple thermodynamics, typically provided by means of the departments of chemistry. construction on that beginning, a supplementary direction is usually provided to familiarize the scholars with various mineralogical functions of thermo dynamics. This ebook attracts from the author's event in giving one of these direction, and has been adapted to cater to people who have had a prior publicity to the elemental innovations of chemical thermodynamics.
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79) where Vi denotes the molar volume of pure i at T and P. Thus, the molar volume of any ideal solution, like its molar enthalpy, is identical to that due to mechanical mixing. 80) V}g =0. Consequently, any solution with nonzero Hm or V m must be a nonideal solution. 6 Excess Molar Properties of Mixing An excess molar property of mixing is the difference between the actual property and that of the ideal solution. Alternatively, it may be defined as Y m - yidm. 71a) Y denoting any molar property of a real solution.
Within the limits of uncertainties of measurements, W G,12 and W G,21 are sometimes indistinguishable. 93) RTlnY2 = WG(l-X2)2. 94) The manipulation of Margules parameters is analogous to that of state functions. 96) WS,i and WY,i being the Margules entropy and volume parameters, respectively. For crystalline solutions, the T- and P-dependences ofWs,i' WY,i (and WH,i) are seldom resolved experimentally; as a result, they are treated as constants. Using the defining equation WH,i == WU,i + PWY,i [cf.
0 T[ K1860 (5 ~ ..... ~ 30 o~ I , ~-, X - ~ o I o I I l- 01I 20 10 300 500 T[ K] 700 900 Fig. 2 The CP(T) (top) and HT-H z98 (bottom) functions for low- and high-quartz based primarily on high-temperature adiabatic calorimetry by Moser (1936). The inflection point on the HT-Hz98 curve has been highlighted by an inverted arrow. It corresponds to the Cp(T) maximum at 844 K. The solid line in the inset shows the results of numerical integration of 29sf1C p(T)dT across T tP for comparison, the dashed lines display the results obtained from the CP(T) data of low- and high-quartz, and ~H~, tabulated by Robie et al.
Applied Mineralogical Thermodynamics: Selected Topics by N. D. Chatterjee