An Introduction to the Rock Forming Minerals (2nd Revised edition)

An Introduction to the Rock Forming Minerals (2nd Revised edition)

By: R. A. Howie (author), Joseph Zussman (author), W. A. Deer (author)Paperback

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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.

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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

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  • publication date: 26/05/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780582300941
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 712
  • ID: 9780582300941
  • weight: 1070
  • ISBN10: 0582300940
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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