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Introduction to the Rock-forming Minerals:

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ISBN-10: 0903056275

ISBN-13: 9780903056274

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: W. Deer, R.a. Howie, J. Zussman

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Description:

In this edition, most of the commonly occurring minerals of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks are discussed in terms of structure, chemistry, optical and other physical properties, distinguishing features and paragenesis. Important correlations between these aspects of mineralogy are emphasized wherever possible. The content of each section has been updated where needed in the light of published research over the 21 years between editions. Tables of over 200 chemical analyses and formulae are included and a number of older entries have been replaced by more recent examples. Major new features: Entirely new views of crystal structures in perspective using CrystalMaker colour images;…    
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Mineralogical Soc of Great Britain
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 498
Weight: 3.080
Language: English