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  • Collecting Rocks, Gems and Mineralsby Patti Polk

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    A rockhound's must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable... more...

  • Volcanismby Hans-Ulrich Schmincke

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 78.61

    Volcanic eruptions are the clear and dramatic expression of dynamic processes in planet Earth. The author, one of the most profound specialists in the field of volcanology, explains in a concise and easy to understand manner the basics and most recent findings in the field. Based on over 300 color figures and the model of plate tectonics, the book... more...

  • Mineralogical Applications of Crystal Field Theoryby Roger G. Burns

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 104.00 US$ 85.28

    The second edition of this classic book provides an updated look at crystal field theory and its applications. more...

  • Transmission Electron Microscopy of Minerals and Rocksby Alex C. McLaren

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    An introduction to the principles of transmission electron microscopy, written specifically for geologists and mineralogists. more...

  • Diamonds in Natureby Ralf Tappert; Michelle C. Tappert

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 95.46

    This wonderfully illustrated book provides in depth information about rough diamonds. It contains photographs that show the unique physical characteristics of the diamonds, and the accompanying text describes the processes that led to their formation. more...

  • Tonminerale und Toneby Karl Jasmund; Gerhard Lagaly

    Steinkopff 2013; US$ 40.58

    Im ersten Teil des Buches werden die Tonminerale genau beschrieben und ihre Reaktionen (Ionenaustausch, Quellung, kolloidale Dispersionen, Wechselwirkung mit allen Arten organischer Verbindungen einschließlich von Polymeren) dargestellt. Der Hauptteil enthält das Verhalten der Tonminerale in Böden und die vielfältigen Einsatzmöglichkeiten in Geotechnik... more...

  • Gesteine Und Minerallagerstättenby P. Niggli

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 34.91

    Band 2 des dreibandigen Werkes behandelt die exogenen Gesteine, das heiBt die Verwitterungsprozesse und die Sedimentbildung. Bereits Ende 1947 lag das Manuskript fUr diesen Teil mit den Zeichnungen vor, die wiederum gri:iBtenteils von E. DAL VESCO und W. EpPRECHT, mit Unterstutzung durch die Behorden der Eidgenossischen Technischen Hochschule, entworfen... more...

  • Gesteine und Minerallagerstättenby P. Niggli

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 34.91

    Band I des Werkes « Gesteine und Minerallagerstattem behandelt die all­ gemeinen Grundlagen der Gesteins-und Minerallagerstattenkunde, ohne auf die in Praktika zu erlernenden Bestimmungsmethoden einzugehen. Verschiedene Hilfsdisziplinen miissen zur Urteils-und Begriffsbildung herangezogen und in einer den besonderen Problemen entsprechenden Form dargestellt... more...

  • Salt Deposits Their Origin and Compositionby P. J. Burek; A. G. Herrmann; O. Braitsch; R. Evans; A. E. M. Nairn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 123.54

    Professor OTTO BRAITSCH'S Entstehung und Stoffbestand der Salz­ lagerstiitten has since its publication in 1962 enjoyed a reputation as the most complete and authoritative treatment, in any language, of the geochemistry of evaporites. The issue of this translation will now make it accessible to a much wider circle of readers. The years since first... more...

  • Electron-Diffraction Analysis of Clay Mineral Structuresby B. B. Zvyagin

    Springer US 2012; US$ 101.08

    As a method of structure analysis, electron diffraction has its own spe­ cial possibilities and advantages in comparison to the X -ray method for the study of finely dispersed minerals with layer or pseudolayer structures. How­ ever, possibly because of the prior existence of the X-ray method, which found universal application in different fields and... more...