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  • Irelandby Michael Viney

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 24.95

    Ireland conjures up images of nature's majesty: sweeping coastlines, rolling green hills, and secluded peat bogs and marshlands. A place of legendary beauty, it is also a land with a rich natural history. Michael Viney invites us to discover the geologic forces that created the island, peer into the famous bone caves that hold unique clues about animals... more...

  • The Book of Stones, Revised Editionby Robert Simmons; Naisha Ahsian

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Often dubbed the "crystals bible," this comprehensive reference guide to the spiritual and healing qualities of 455 sacred stones has become the go-to book for looking up the properties of gems and minerals. Each entry includes vivid color photographs for each stone to aid identification and to showcase its beauty, as well as listing its scientific... more...

  • The Pocket Book of Stones, Revised Editionby Robert Simmons

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 14.95

    The spiritual and healing qualities of 390 members of the mineral kingdom are detailed here in  The Pocket Book of Stones , Robert Simmons's condensed reference guide to to crystals and gems. Based on the bestselling  The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach , this guide describes dozens of new stones not covered in the original encyclopedia... more...

  • Geological Strain Analysisby R. J. Lisle

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The trend towards a more quantitative approach in structural geology has stimulated the development of a number of techniques for determining the strain in deformed rocks of which the most widely used is one called the R f /&fgr; method. With more than 100 applications of the technique published in the literature this is a timely work, describing... more...

  • Gamma-Ray Spectrometry of Rocksby John A. S. Adams; Paolo Gasparini

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Gamma-Ray Spectrometry of Rocks more...

  • Dynamical Geology of Salt and Related Structuresby I. Lerche

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

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  • Shale-Slate Metamorphism in Southern Appalachiansby C.E. Weaver

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Shale-Slate Metamorphism in Southern Appalachians more...

  • Igneous Petrologyby C.J. Hughes

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    A balanced text that bridges the gap between introductory petrography-oriented texts and the more advanced texts that have a thermodynamic and/or chemical approach. Well-indexed, well-referenced and written in a particularly readable style, it leads the reader from classical to modern concepts in igneous petrology. more...

  • Precambrian Ore Deposits of the East European and Siberian Cratonsby C. Gillen; D.V. Rundqvist

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 310.00

    " Precambrian Ore Deposits of the East European and Siberian Cratons " is a sequel to " Precambrian Geology of the USSR " published in 1993 (English edition), in which the main emphasis was on the stratigraphy, magmatism and metamorphism of Precambrian assemblages in both ancient cratons (East European and Siberian) as well as in Phanerozoic fold... more...

  • Clays, Muds, and Shalesby C.E. Weaver

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95

    This book provides a comprehensive and critical summary of clay mineral literature that relates to geology and geologic processes, making it useful both as a reference book for geologists and as a text for the specialist. The book encompasses the full scope of clay-shale geology. An introductory chapter provides basic background terminology and classification.... more...