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Rocks & Minerals

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  • Flakes, Jugs, and Splittersby Sarah Garlick

    Falcon Guides 2009; US$ 16.99

    With an informal Q-and-A format and fun, informative language, this book brings the often-esoteric science of geology into the hands of rock climbers. more...

  • Rockhounding Alaskaby Montana Hodges

    Falcon Guides 2010; US$ 15.99

    A complete guide to finding, collecting, and preparing the state?s gems and minerals Rockhounding Alaska is a must-have book for collecting rocks, minerals, and fossils in the Last Frontier. This guidebook features an overview of the state?s geologic history as well as a site-by-site guide to seventy-five collecting locations that stretch from... more...

  • Rockhounding Nevadaby William A. Kappele

    Falcon Guides 2011; US$ 15.99

    A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals. more...

  • Rockhounding Californiaby Gail A. Butler; Shep Koss

    Falcon Guides 2012; US$ 15.99

    fully updated and revised 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...

  • Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in Geologyby Ernest E. Angino; Gale K. Billings

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in Geology focuses on the applications of atomic absorption spectrometry in geology, including the analysis of metals, rocks, sediments, and minerals. The manuscript first offers information on the theory of atomic absorption spectrophotometry and instrumentation. Discussions focus on the relationship of atomic absorption... more...

  • Metamorphic Texturesby Alan Spry

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Metamorphic Textures provides definitions, descriptions and illustrations of metamorphic textures, as well as the fundamental processes involved in textural development. This book is composed of 11 chapters and begins with a presentation of the metamorphic processes and the production of metamorphic minerals. The subsequent chapters describe the structural... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Gamma-Ray Spectrometry of Rocks: Methods in Geochemistry and Geophysics provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of the gamma-ray spectrometry of rocks. This book discusses the increasing interest in using gamma spectrometry in the search for uranium ore. Organized into seven chapters, this book begins with an overview of the approximate... more...

  • Sedimentary Basins of Continental Margins and Cratonsby M.H.P. Bott

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Geotectonics, 12: Sedimentary Basins of Continental Margins and Cratons focuses on the formation, movements, characteristics, and evolution of sedimentary basins of continental margins and cratons. The selection first offers information on mechanisms of basin subsidence and rheology of the lithosphere. Discussions focus on hypotheses... more...

  • Dynamical Geology of Salt and Related Structuresby I. Lerche

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Dynamical Geology of Salt and Related Structures deals with many aspects of the dynamical evolution of salt bodies in sedimentary basins. This book consists of four major sections. Section A deals with salt dynamics and the motion of salt. The impact of a mobile salt mass on the structural development of the overlying formations is considered in Section... more...