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Introduction to Optical Mineralogy

Introduction to Optical Mineralogy Book
Author : William D. Nesse
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 1991
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is an ideal textbook for both advanced undergraduates and graduate students. It contains valuable coverage of the optical properties of minerals, as well as up-to-date descriptions of common rock-forming minerals. The chapters on optical theory include discussions of the nature and properties of light, the petrographic microscope, and the behavior of light in isotropic materials and in uniaxial and biaxial anisotropic materials. Thoroughly revised to include recent developments in the field, the book includes step-by-step procedures to guide students through the determination of all optical properties by which minerals are routinely identified with a petrographic microscope. Readers will find descriptive information on over 125 common rock forming minerals, and many photomicrographs and illustrations. The book also includes a flow sheet to guide students through the process of identifying an unknown mineral.

Introduction to Mineralogy Second International Edition

Introduction to Mineralogy  Second International Edition Book
Author : William D. Nesse
Publisher : OUP USA
Release : 2013-01-17
ISBN : 9780199859764
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The second edition of Introduction to Mineralogy follows the highly successful first edition, which become an overnight market leader. Introduction to Mineralogy consolidates much of the material now covered in traditional mineralogy and optical mineralogy courses and focuses on describing minerals within their geologic context.

Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology

Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology Book
Author : Swapan Kumar Haldar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-07-29
ISBN : 0323851363
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology, second edition, presents the essentials of both disciplines through an approach accessible to industry professionals, academic researchers, and students alike. This new edition emphasizes the relationship between rocks and minerals, right from the structures created during rock formation through the economics of mineral deposits. While petrology is classified on the lines of geological evolution and rock formation, mineralogy speaks to the physical and chemical properties, uses, and global occurrences for each mineral, emphasizing the need for the growth of human development. The primary goal is for the reader to identify minerals in all respects, including host-rocks, and mineral deposits, with additional knowledge of mineral-exploration, resource, extraction, process, and ultimate use. To help provide a comprehensive analysis across ethical and socio-economic dimensions, a separate chapter describes the hazards associated with minerals, rocks, and mineral industries, and the consequences to humanity along with remedies and case studies. New to the second edition: includes coverage of minerals and petrology in extra-terrestrial environments as well as case studies on the hazards of the mining industry. Addresses the full scope of core concepts of mineralogy and petrology, including crystal structure, formation and grouping of minerals and soils, definition, origin, structure and classification of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks Features more than 250 figures, illustrations and color photographs to vividly explore the fundamental principles of mineralogy and petrology Offers a holistic approach to both subjects, beginning with the formation of geologic structures that is followed by the hosting of mineral deposits and the exploration and extraction of lucrative, usable products that improve the health of global economies Includes new content on minerals and petrology in extraterrestrial environments and case studies on hazards in the mining industry

Earth Materials

Earth Materials Book
Author : Cornelis Klein,Anthony R. Philpotts
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2013
ISBN : 052114521X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Key concepts in mineralogy and petrology are explained alongside beautiful full-color illustrations, in this concisely written textbook.

An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy

An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy Book
Author : Cumhur Aydinalp
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2012-02-01
ISBN : 9533078960
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy is a collection of papers that can be easily understood by a wide variety of readers, whether they wish to use it in their work, or simply to extend their knowledge. It is unique in that it presents a broad view of the mineralogy field. The book is intended for chemists, physicists, engineers, and the students of geology, geophysics, and soil science, but it will also be invaluable to the more advanced students of mineralogy who are looking for a concise revision guide.

Mineralogy

Mineralogy Book
Author : Dexter Perkins
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release : 2013-10-03
ISBN : 1292054840
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This student-oriented text is written in a casual, jargon-free style to present a modern introduction to mineralogy. It emphasizes real-world applications and the history and human side of mineralogy. This book approaches the subject by explaining the larger, understandable topics first, and then explaining why the “little things” are important for understanding the larger picture.

Mineralogy

Mineralogy Book
Author : Martin Okrusch,Hartwig E. Frimmel
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-09-18
ISBN : 3662573164
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents a translation and update of the classic German textbook of Mineralogy and Petrology that has been published for decades. It provides an introduction to mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry, discussing the principles of mineralogy, including crystallography, chemical bonding, and physical properties, and the genesis of minerals in a didactic and understandable way. Illustrated with numerous figures and tables, it also features several sections dedicated to the genesis of mineral resources. The textbook reflects the authors’ many years of experience and is ideal for use in lectures on mineralogy and petrology.

A Practical Introduction to Optical Mineralogy

A Practical Introduction to Optical Mineralogy Book
Author : Colin Gribble
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 9401178046
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microscopy is a servant of all the sciences, and the microscopic examina tion of minerals is an important technique which should be mastered by all students of geology early in their careers. Advanced modern text books on both optics and mineralogy are available, and our intention is not that this new textbook should replace these but that it should serve as an introductory text or a first stepping-stone to the study of optical mineralogy. The present text has been written with full awareness that it will probably be used as a laboratory handbook, serving as a quick reference to the properties of minerals, but nevertheless care has been taken to present a systematic explanation of the use of the microscope as well as theoretical aspects of optical mineralogy. The book is therefore suitable for the novice either studying as an individual or participating in classwork. Both transmitted-light microscopy and reflected-light microscopy are dealt with, the former involving examination of transparent minerals in thin section and the latter involving examination of opaque minerals in polished section. Reflected-light microscopy is increasing in importance in undergraduate courses on ore mineralisation, but the main reason for combining the two aspects of microscopy is that it is no longer acceptable to neglect opaque minerals in the systematic petrographic study of rocks. Dual purpose microscopes incorporating transmitted- and reflected-light modes are readily available, and these are ideal for the study of polished thin sections.

An Elementary Introduction to Mineralogy

An Elementary Introduction to Mineralogy     Book
Author : William Phillips,Robert Allan
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1837
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An Introduction to Mineral Sciences

An Introduction to Mineral Sciences Book
Author : Andrew Putnis
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1992-10-22
ISBN : 9780521429474
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An Introduction to Mineral Sciences explains the principles underlying the modern study of minerals.

Minerals A Very Short Introduction

Minerals  A Very Short Introduction Book
Author : David Vaughan
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 2014-10-23
ISBN : 0191505331
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Minerals existed long before any forms of life, playing a key role in the origin and evolution of life; an interaction with biological systems that we are only now beginning to understand. Exploring the traditional strand of mineralogy, which emphasises the important mineral families, the well-established analytical methods (optical microscopy and X-ray diffraction) and the dramatic developments made in techniques over recent decades, David Vaughan also introduces the modern strand of mineralogy, which explores the role minerals play in the plate tectonic cycle and how they interact with the living world. Demonstrating how minerals can be critical for human health and illness by providing essential nutrients and releasing poisons, Vaughan explores the multitude of ways in which minerals have aided our understanding of the world. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Rock Forming Minerals

Rock Forming Minerals Book
Author : William Alexander Deer,Robert Andrew Howie,J. Zussman
Publisher : Geological Society of London
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9781862392595
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This extensive revision deals with the minerals talc, pyrophyllite, chlorite, serpentine, stilpnomelane, zussmanite, prehnite and apophyllite. The text has been completely rewritten and very much expanded to take account of the many advances that have been made in all aspects of the Earth sciences, not least mineralogy. Each chapter is headed by a brief tabulation of mineral data and ends with full references. Crystal structures are described and illustrated, followed by discussion of structural information gained from spectroscopic as well as X-ray and electron-optic methods. Chemical sections include many analyses and structural formulae, phase relations, igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary geochemistry, alteration and weathering. Examples are given of a range of mineral parageneses. Correlation between the various aspects of mineralogy are emphasized in order to provide a scientific understanding of minerals as well as their description and identification. So great has been the expansion of research on layered silicates that a separate volume (3A, 2003) was devoted entirely to micas and another (3C), entirely for clay minerals will also be published. Rock-Forming Minerals is an essential reference work for professionals, researchers and postgraduate students in Earth science and related fields in chemistry, physics, engineering, environmental and soil sciences.

Introduction to Clay Minerals

Introduction to Clay Minerals Book
Author : Velde
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 9401123683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Introduction to Clay Minerals is designed to give a detailed, concise and clear introduction to clay mineralogy. Using the information presented here, one should be able to understand clays and their mineralogy, their uses and importance in modern life.

Minerals

Minerals Book
Author : Hans-Rudolf Wenk,Andrei Bulakh
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2004-04
ISBN : 9780521529587
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An advanced undergraduate/graduate textbook covering all aspects of mineralogy in an up-to-date and integrated style.

Metals and Society

Metals and Society Book
Author : Nicholas Arndt,Clément Ganino
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-01-05
ISBN : 3642229956
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book focuses not only on the nature and origin of ore deposits but also explores the economic issues that surround the exploitation of mineral resources. Coverage includes demand from developing nations, exploitation and exhaustion of resources and more.

MINERALOGY AN INTRO TO THE STU

MINERALOGY AN INTRO TO THE STU Book
Author : Edward Henry 1875 Kraus,Walter Fred B. 1882 Hunt
Publisher : Wentworth Press
Release : 2016-08-29
ISBN : 9781374060333
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Introduction to Mineralogy

Introduction to Mineralogy Book
Author : Carl W. Correns
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 3642871348
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first edition of this book has been out of print for seven years. The ques tion as to whether a new edition should be produced was answered affirmatively on many counts. I think that the considerations which led me to write this book in 1949 are still valid (see Preface to the First Edition). Moreover, a description of those areas of interest which together comprise the field of Mineralogy seems to be more necessary than ever, because of the rapid advances which have been made. Due to the rapid extension of our knowledge, I did not dare again to treat the whole field by myself. Accordingly, Professor ZEMANN kindly agreed to revise the first part of the book dealing with Crystallography. He made many important corrections. In Part II the basic question arose as to whether the physical-chemical approach to rock forming processes, becoming more and more important, required inclusive treatment of the fundamentals of physical chemistry in the book. I see certain dangers in trying to produce a petrology text which is physical chemically self-sufficient. Thus, I retain the same opinion which prevailed when I wrote the previous edition; namely that the necessary basic knowledge should be acquired in lectures and laboratory classes in physics, chemistry, and physical chemistry, and with the help of standard literature dealing with these subjects. This back ground is, therefore, presumed and fundamentals are only referred to occasionally.

Handbook of Mineralogy Borates carbonates sulfates

Handbook of Mineralogy  Borates  carbonates  sulfates Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1990
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Mineralogy

Mineralogy Book
Author : Sir Henry Alexander Miers
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1902
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Optical Mineralogy

Optical Mineralogy Book
Author : C.D. Gribble
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 1461596920
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is the successor to A practical introduction to optical mineralogy, which was written in the early 1980s, and published by George Allen & Unwin in 1985. Our intention, once again, is to introduce the student of geology to the microscopic examination of minerals, by both transmitted and reflected light. These techniques should be mastered by students early in their careers, and this text has been proposed in the full awareness that it will be used as a laboratory handbook, serving as a quick reference to the properties of minerals. However, care has been taken to present a systematic explanation of the use of the microscope, as well as to include an extended explanation of the theoretical aspects of optical crystallography in transmitted light. The book is therefore intended as a serious text that introduces the study of minerals under the microscope to the intending honours student of geology, as well as providing information for the novice or interested layman.