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Equilibrium of Talc with Enstatite and Quartz

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Science  06 Mar 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3610, pp. 1057
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3610.1057


A thermodynamic calculation of the vapor pressure of H20 in equilibrium with talc gives pH2O of one atmosphere at 718° ± 15°K in contradiction to the results of Mueller.