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The elements

Author: John Emsley
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"The third edition of this widely acclaimed reference book collects together the most important facts about all the chemical elements in a single volume. In addition to chemical, physical, nuclear, and electron data, this edition includes new sections on crystal, biological, and geological data. The alphabetical format of the earlier versions has been retained. Also included are the six newly approved IUPAC names of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Emsley
ISBN: 0198558198 9780198558194 019855818X 9780198558187
OCLC Number: 39230426
Description: vii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The key to the elements --
The elements (in alphabetical order) and their properties --
App. 1. radioactive isotopes of the elements --
App. . electron binding energies, additional data --
App. 3. minerals, additional data --
The periodic table --
The discovery of the elements --
The abundance of the elements in the Earth's crust --
Periodic table of the elements --
Relative atomic masses (atomic weights) of the elements --
The elements in alphabetical order with formulae and atomic numbers --
The elements in alphabetical order of formula with names and atomic numbers.
Responsibility: written and compiled by John Emsley.
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The third edition of this reference book updates existing sections on the chemical, physical, nuclear, electron-shell and environmental properties of the elements and adds new sections on biological,  Read more...

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