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Self-organized genesis of Lunijianlaite and its apparent single-crystal

Science in China Series D Earth Sciences (Impact Factor: 1.59). 01/2000; 43(6):638-645. DOI: 10.1007/BF02879508

ABSTRACT From the structure of layer stacking of Lunijianlaite and its host and theory of nonequilibrium thermodynamics, a nonlinear
dynamical model named “Shenkuoator” has been presented under the condition of nonequilibrium. The numerical results have been
successfully used to explain the self-organized ordering phenomenon at two levels in the apparent single-crystal. Hence, the
latter has been confirmed as crystallization product of the supersaturated silicate solution, whose chemical composition is
between that of cookeite and pyrophyllite, under the conditions of nonequilibrium and nonlinearity.

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