Petrology Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic

ISBN-10: 0716737434

ISBN-13: 9780716737438

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

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List price: $230.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 11/11/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 530
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

Igneous Rocks
Intro to Igneous Rocks
Igneous Minerals and Textures
Chemistry and Classification of Igneous Rocks
Origin of Magmas through Melting of the Mantle and Crust
Crystallization of Magmas
Petrology of the Mantle
Igneous Rocks of the Oceanic Lithosphere
Igneous Rocks of Convergent Margins
Igneous Rocks of Continental Lithosphere
Sedimentary Rocks
The Occurrence of Sedimentary Rocks
Weathering and Soils
Conglomerates and Sandstones
Limestones and Dolostones
Other Types of Sedimentary Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Introduction to Metamorphism: Isograds, Facies and P-T Evolution
Metamorphism and the Macroscopic Properties of Metamorphic Rocks
Assemblages, Reactions, and Equilibrium in Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphic Reactions
Metamorphism of Mafic and Ultramafic Igneous Rocks
Metamorphism of Aluminous Clastic Rocks
Metamorphism of Calcareous Rocks
Calculation of the CIPW Norm for Igneous Rocks
Temperature and Pressure Determination
Isotopes in Petrology
Trace Elements in Igneous Petrology
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