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  • Metasomatic Textures in Granitesby Jiashu Rong; Fenggang Wang

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 82.04

    Based on hundreds of thin sections from granite in China, this book introduces metasomatic textures and their formation mechanism in granite. It also proposes that metasomatic textures can basically be classified into two patterns: hetero-oriented replacement and co-oriented replacement, according to the consistency of orientations of replacive and... more...

  • Isotope Geochemistryby William M. White

    Wiley 2014; US$ 120.00 US$ 104.00

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry. Beginning with a brief overview of nuclear physics and nuclear origins, it then reviews radioactive decay schemes and their use in geochronology. A following chapter covers the closely related techniques such as fission-track and carbon-14 dating. Subsequent... more...

  • Radiogenic Isotope Geologyby Alan P. Dickin

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 88.00

    New and updated edition of a popular textbook on the geological applications of radiogenic isotopes. more...

  • Applied Clay Mineralogyby Haydn H. Murray

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 190.00

    This book on Applied Clay Mineralogy is comprehensive. It covers the structure, composition, and physical and chemical properties of kaolinite, halloysite, ball clays; bentonites including sodium montmorillonite, calcium montmorillonite, and hectorite; and palygorskite and sepiolite. There is also a short chapter on common clays which are used for... more...

  • Pyrometamorphismby Rodney Grapes

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 85.24

    Pyrometamorphism occurs at very high temperatures (800 - > 1000 C) and low pressures (< 2 kb) and typically results in the formation of "burnt" and fused rocks termed buchites, paralavas, clinkers and fulgarites. It is typically associated with shallow basaltic intrusions (contact aureoles, xenoliths,) combustion of carbonaceous matter, lightning... more...

  • Komatiiteby Nicholas Arndt; C. Michael Lesher; Steve J. Barnes

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 140.00

    A key reference for researchers and advanced students of petrology, Archaean geology and economic geology. more...

  • Palygorskite-Sepioliteby A. Singer; E. Galan

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 170.00

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  • Proterozoic Crustal Evolutionby K.C. Condie

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    As a final product of the International Geological Correlation Program (IGCP) Project 217, this volume brings together significant advances in the understanding of Proterozoic crustal evolution. This IGCP Project focussed on nine research objectives: 1) Comparison of Archean and Proterozoic supracrustal assemblages to more fully understand differences... more...

  • Archean Crustal Evolutionby K.C. Condie

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    The integration of Tectonics/Geochemistry, up-to-date reviews by leading scientists as well as a broad topical coverage of the Archean, are some of the features of this particular volume. As geochronology has progressed in the last 20 years, the Archean has continued to attract interest. Advancements in the understanding of Archean crustal and mantle... more...

  • Bauxitesby Ida Valeton

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 320.00

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