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Geochemistry is the science that uises the tuils an principles o chemistry tae explain the mechanisms ahint major geological seestems sic as the Yird's crust an its oceans.[1]:1 The realm o geochemistry extends ayont the Yird, encompassin the entire Solar Sestem,[2] an haes made important contreibutions tae the unnerstaundin o a nummer o processes includin mantle convection, the formation o planets an the oreegins o granite an basalt.[1]:1

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Albarède, Francis (2007). Geochemistry : an introduction. Translated from the French. (5th ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press. ISBN 9780521891486.
  2. McSween, Jr, Harry Y.; Huss, Gary R. (2010). Cosmochemistry. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781139489461.