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- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2013; Not Available
Have the world in your hands with these compact, illustrated natural history guides From red beryls to rubies, pick through Nature Guide Gems , a beautiful guide to earth's most precious stones. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Nature Guide Gems is packed full of stunning images that reveal the intricate... more...
- Random House Struik 2013; US$ 8.00
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- Springer 2013; US$ 109.99
The Earth's rocky mantle convects to lose heat, which comes from the liquid iron core below. The mantle's interfaces - the core-mantle boundary, and the lithosphere - may hold the key to understanding mantle motion because of the seismic anisotropy present in these parts of the Earth. In this thesis, Andy Nowacki presents a precise... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2013; US$ 126.50
The social and economic changes associated with large scale mineral resource extraction are key issues for rural society in Australia and internationally. Resource extraction has played an important role in Australia since European settlement and continues to do so. However, there are some indications that Australia's current resources 'boom' may be... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.99
This thesis deals with Rare Earth Elements (REE), especially with neodymium used in permanent magnets, from a very scientific basis by providing basic research data. Despite the fact that REE are newsworthy and very important elements for a considerable bandwidth of todays technologies, accompanied by the monopolistic supply-situation and Chinese... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 123.95
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of geochemistry. The book first lays out the ‘geochemical toolbox’: the basic principles and techniques of modern geochemistry, beginning with a review of thermodynamics and kinetics as they apply to the Earth and its environs. These basic concepts are then applied to understanding... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.99
This book carries out approximate estimates of the costs of implementing ISRU on the Moon and Mars. It is found that no ISRU process on the Moon has much merit. ISRU on Mars can save a great deal of mass, but there is a significant cost in prospecting for resources and validating ISRU concepts. Mars ISRU might have merit, but not enough data are available... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Gemstones, both mythical and real, are deeply embedded in the arts, religions and cultures of Asia. This handy pocket guide provides an excellent introduction to the full range of superb gemstones mined and processed in the region, their physical characteristics, historical importance and countries of origin. Stunning color photographs and informative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 380.00
An in-depth survey of the major commodities of the world * Profiles each commodity in detail * Provides in-depth statistics on production * Includes an invaluable directory Contents: * Introductory essays * Covers all major agricultural and mineral products including aluminium, coal, cotton, nickel, petroleum, bananas, rice, rubber, tea, coffee,... more...