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  • Nickel Sulfide Ores and Impact Meltsby Peter C. Lightfoot

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 120.00

    Nickel Sulfide Ores and Impact Melts: Origin of the Sudbury Igneous Complex presents a current state of understanding on the geology and ore deposits of the Sudbury Igneous Complex in Ontario, Canada. As the first complete reference on the subject, this book explores the linkage between the processes of meteorite impact, melt sheet formation, differentiation,... more...

  • Gondwana Industrial Claysby Patricia Eugenia Zalba; Martín Eduardo Morosi; María Susana Conconi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.29

    This book is a study of the sedimentary and residual deposits of the Tandilia System, also known as the Sierras Septentrionales of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Offering an overview of the geology, stratigraphy, petrology, mineralogy and industrial applications of these deposits, it is organized geographically and according to the different districts of... more...

  • Understanding Mineral Depositsby Kula Misra

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 347.07

    Mineral deposits have supplied useful or valuable material for human consumption long before they became objects of scientific curiosity or commercial exploitation. In fact, the earliest human interest in rocks was probably because of the easily accessible, useful (e. g. , red pigment in the form of earthy hematite) or valuable (e. g. , native gold... more...

  • Igneous Rocks of South-West Englandby P.A. Floyd; C.S. Exley; M.T. Styles

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 245.98

    This volume illustrates some of the significant aspects of magmatic activity from Devonian (408 million years ago) to early Permian (270 million years ago) times in SW England. This period covers the progressive development of the Variscan mountain-building episode, from initial basin formation to final deformation and the subsequent development of... more...

  • Heavy Minerals in Colourby M.A. Mange; H. Maurer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 86.48

    Although some handbooks on the microscopic identi­ In Part I the concept of heavy mineral analysis is fication of heavy mineral grains are available, a introduced and the relative significance of factors comprehensive manual illustrated in colour has not affecting heavy mineral assemblages is discussed. There been published until now. Because the appearance... more...

  • Introduction to Clay Mineralsby Bruce Velde

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 86.48

    Introduction to Clay Minerals is designed to give a detailed, concise and clear introduction to clay mineralogy. Using the information presented here, one should be able to understand clays and their mineralogy, their uses and importance in modern life. more...

  • The Scientific World of Copernicusby C. Cenkalska; B. Biékowska

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 146.01

    On February 19, 1973, five centuries have elapsed since the birth of Nicolaus Coperni­ cus - the greatest astronomer of the Renaissance period - who rediscovered for us the heliocentric model of the solar system, and documented it by his life's work in such a manner as to make its concept a permanent property of mankind. The life of Copernicus, extending... more...

  • Rutley?s Elements of Mineralogyby Frank Rutley

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 86.48

    The last thorough revision of Rutley's Elements of Mineralogy appeared as the 23rd Edition in 1936. In subsequent editions, an effort to keep abreast with the great progress in the science was made by small (and often awkward) modifications and, especially, by the addition of an independent chapter on the atomic structure of minerals. For this present... more...

  • Atmospheric Tidesby S. Chapman; R.S. Lindzen

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 86.48

    Everyone is familiar with the daily changes of air temperature. The barometer shows that these are accompanied by daily changes of mass distribution of the atmosphere, and consequently with daily motions of the air. In the tropics the daily pressure change is evident on the barographs; in temperate and higher latitudes it is not noticeable, being overwhelmed... more...

  • Igneous Petrogenesis A Global Tectonic Approachby B.M. Wilson

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 88.37

    As a major text in igneous petrology, this innovative book offers a much-needed, radically different approach to the study of igneous rocks. Bridging a long-recognized gap in the literature by providing petrogenic models for magmatismin terms of global tectonic processes, it encompasses geophysics and geochemistry in a comprehensive treatment... more...