The talc-like gel was treated between 300o and 550oC at 1 kbar for 7, 30, 50, 120 and 200 days. The trends suggest that stevensite and/or corrensite are the stable minerals at <450oC. At 500o- 550oC, talc is stable.-K.A.R.
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Mineral paragenesis in the talc-water experimental hydrothermal system.