Minerals: Their Constitution and Origin by Hans-Rudolf Wenk,Andrei Bulakh

By Hans-Rudolf Wenk,Andrei Bulakh

Minerals: Their structure and foundation is an advent to mineralogy for undergraduate and graduate scholars within the fields of geology and fabrics technology. it's been designed for a one-semester path and covers all elements of mineralogy in an updated and built-in kind. The booklet is split into 5 components that debate constitution and bonding inside minerals; mineral physics and optical houses; modes of mineral formation and thermodynamics; mineral teams in the context of mineral-forming environments; and the applying of mineralogy for the exploitation of steel deposits, gem stones, and cement. id of minerals in hand specimen and lower than the microscope also are coated. during the textual content emphasis is put on linking mineral houses with broader geological tactics, and on conveying their fiscal worth. Containing attractive color images, convenient reference tables and a thesaurus of phrases, this textbook should be an integral consultant for the following new release of mineralogy students.

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Minerals: Their Constitution and Origin

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