The third edition of Introduction to Optical Mineralogy provides comprehensive coverage of the optical properties of minerals It describes in detail than 125 common rock forming minerals and a selection of common ore minerals Revised chapters on optical theory discuss the petrographic microsc
Introduction to Mineralogy consolidates much of the material now covered in traditional mineralogy and optical mineralogy courses and focuses on describing minerals within their geologic context It presents the important traditional content of mineralogy including crystallography, chemical bonding,
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This is a mineral specimen presentation book for collectors and museums There are 16 chapters with index and introduction Color photographs of the specimens are shown on nearly all the pages Technical details of form, collection location, economic value, availability and aesthetics are presented
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