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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99
Minerals existed long before any forms of life, playing a key role in the origin and evolution of life; an interaction with biological systems that we are only now beginning to understand. Exploring the traditional strand of mineralogy, which emphasises the important mineral families, the well-established analytical methods (optical microscopy and... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00
The most comprehensive study yet of the mineralogy of the Idria mercury ore deposit, this book includes almost 200 photographs and drawings of superb specimens and updates the historical record with material on new investigations into the mine?s mineralogy. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
Modeling of Magmatic and Allied Processes presents methods and models for the quantification of geological processes. Conceptual models for magmatic differentiation involving crystallization and mixing are presented and applied to field and textural data. Model equations for the degree of partial melting in presence perturbations of lithospheric... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 229.00
The book is devoted to three types of laser-based spectroscopy of minerals, namely Laser-Induced Time-Resolved Luminescence, Laser-Induced Breakdown spectroscopy and Gated Raman Spectroscopy. This new edition presents the main new data, which have been received after the publication of the first edition ten years ago both by the authors and by other... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2013; Not Available
Have the world in your hands with these compact, illustrated natural history guides From red beryls to rubies, pick through Nature Guide Gems , a beautiful guide to earth's most precious stones. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Nature Guide Gems is packed full of stunning images that reveal the intricate... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00
I am grateful to all those geologists who have bought this book and made a seeond edition desirable so soon. Ihave brought it up-to-date and enlarged and expanded it where I thought it neeessary. Although the framework of the book re mains unehanged. a remarkable number of both petrographie al and laboratory results had to be eonsidered in this new... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 89.99
This undergraduate textbook covers all aspects of this key subject by teaching the principles of petrology with applications to the origin, composition, and field relationships of rocks. It features advanced study boxes that target specific case studies. more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00
This book has developed from a short residential course organised by the Department of Minerals Engineering and the Department of Extra Mural Studies of the University of Birmingham. The course was concerned mainly with physical methods of analysis of minerals and mineral products, and particular regard was given to 'non-destructive' methods, with... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This book reviews the geochemical and petrological characteristics of potassic igneous rock complexes, and investigates the different tectonic settings in which these rocks occur. The authors provide an overview and classification of these rocks and elucidate the geochemical differences between barren and mineralized potassic igneous complexes. High-K... more...