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Dictionary of Geology & Mineralogy

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ISBN-10: 0071410449

ISBN-13: 9780071410441

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: McGraw Hill, McGraw-Hill Education Editors, McGraw-Hill Education Staff

List price: $29.00
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This exhaustive guide to the terms and expressions used in modern geology and mineralogy includes 9,000 terms, with definitions identified by the field in which they are primarily used. An appendix contains SI units and conversion tables.
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 2/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.30" long x 0.86" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

How to Use the Dictionary
Fields and Their Scope
Pronunciation Key
Equivalents of commonly used units for the U.S. Customary System and the metric system
Conversion factors for the U.S. Customary System, metric system, and International System
Periodic table
Principal regions of a standard earth model
Physical properties of some common rocks
Approximate concentration of ore elements in earth's crust and in ores
Elemental composition of earth's crust based on igneous and sedimentary rock
Some historical volcanic eruptions
Compositions of important rock types in the earth's crust and the average continental crust
Dental formulas of some mammals
Geologic column and scale of time
Types of volcanic structure
Mohs scale
Hardness, specific gravity, and refractive indices of gem materials