Inside Front Cover: Periodic Table of the Elements.
Inside Back Cover: Divisions of Geological Time.
Foreword (Derek J. Fray).
2 Practical Equipment.
2.3 Fabrication of Ceramic Monoliths.
2.5 Powder X-ray Diffractometry.
3 Artificial Cuprorivaite CaCuSi4O10 (Egyptian Blue) by a Salt-Flux Method.
4 Artificial Covellite CuS by a Solid–Vapour Reaction.
5 Turbostratic Boron Nitride t-BN by a Solid–Gas Reaction Using Ammonia as the Nitriding Reagent.
6 Rubidium Copper Iodide Chloride Rb4Cu16I7Cl13 by a Solid-State Reaction.
7 Copper Titanium Zirconium Phosphate CuTiZr(PO4)3 by a Solid-State Reaction Using Ammonium Dihydrogenphosphate as the Phosphating Reagent.
8 Cobalt Ferrite CoFe2O4 by a Coprecipitation Method.
9 Lead Zirconate Titanate PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3 by a Coprecipitation Method Followed by Calcination.
10 Yttrium Barium Cuprate YBa2Cu3O7–δ (δ ~ 0) by a Solid-State Reaction Followed by Oxygen Intercalation.
11 Single Crystals of Ordered Zinc–Tin Phosphide ZnSnP2 by a Solution-Growth Technique Using Molten Tin as the Solvent.
12 Artificial Kieftite CoSb3 by an Antimony Self-Flux Method.
13 Artificial Violarite FeNi2S4 by a Hydrothermal Method Using DL-Penicillamine as the Sulfiding Reagent.
14 Artificial Willemite Zn1.96Mn0.04SiO4 by a Hybrid Coprecipitation and Sol-Gel Method.
15 Artificial Scheelite CaWO4 by a Microwave-Assisted Solid-State Metathetic Reaction.
16 Artificial Hackmanite Na8[Al6Si6O24]Cl1.8S0.1 by a Structure-Conversion Method with Annealing Under a Reducing Atmosphere.
17 Gold-Ruby Glass from a Potassium-Antimony-Borosilicate Melt with a Controlled Annealing.