Kinetics and Mechanisms of Dehydration and Recrystallization of Serpentine—II, Spectrum of Activation Energies for Recrystallization*

G. W. Brindley and Ryozo Hayami
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
* Contribution No. 63-58, College of Mineral Industries, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

Abstract: An order of magnitude calculation is made to determine the activation energies involved in the recrystallization of serpentine to forsterite. The so-called “activation energy spectrum” showing the proportion of material with different activation energies is estimated.

Clays and Clay Minerals; 1963 v. 12; no. 1; p. 49-54; DOI: 10.1346/CCMN.1963.0120108
© 1963, The Clay Minerals Society
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