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An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals

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This revised edition has entailed a thorough re-writing of the text, taking account of the impressive advances that have been made in all aspects of earth sciences, particularly mineralogy, over the recent years.

Table of Contents

PART 1 ORTHO:

Di- and ring silicates: olivine group; humite group; zircon; sphene (titanite); garnet group, vesuvianite; sillimanite, mullite, andalusite, kyanite; topaz; staurolite, chloritoid; epidote group; lawsonite, pumpellyite; melilite group; beryl, cordierite, tourmaline; axinite.

PART 2 CHAIN SILICATES:

pyroxene group; wollastonite; sapphirine; amphibole group.

PART 3 SHEET SILICATES:

mica group; stilpnomelane; pyrophyllite; chlorite; serpentine; clay minerals; apophyllite; prehnite.

PART 4 FRAMEWORK SILICATES:

feldspar group; silica minerals; nepheline group; petalite, leucite; sodalite group; cancrinite - vishnevite, scapolite; analcite, zeolite group.

PART 5 NON-SILICATES:

oxides; hydroxides; sulphides; sulphates; carbonates; phosphates; halides

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780582300941
With:
Howie, R. A.
With:
Zussman, J.
With:
Howie, R. A.
Author:
Howie, R. A.
Author:
Dee, R.
Author:
Deer, W. A.
Author:
Zussman, J.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Harlow, Essex, England
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Mineralogy
Subject:
Rocks
Subject:
Rock-forming minerals
Subject:
Silicate minerals.
Subject:
Mineralogâia
Subject:
Mineralogia Determinativa
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Mineralogy
Subject:
Geology-Rocks and Minerals
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 1613
Publication Date:
June 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
712
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.6 in 1107 gr

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