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  • Amazonite: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry, and Typomorphismby Mikhail Ostrooumov

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 120.00

    Amazonite: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry and Typomorphism provides in-depth coverage of the geological setting, mineralogy, chemistry,spectroscopic parameters, typomorphic features, and potential technological and economical uses associated with amazonite discovery. Featuring detailed characterization of the geological settings of amazonite, as... more...

  • The Ore Minerals Under the Microscopeby Bernhard Pracejus

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 399.95

    The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope: An Optical Guide, Second Edition , is a very detailed color atlas for ore/opaque minerals (ore microscopy), with a main emphasis on name and synonyms, short descriptions, mineral groups, chemical compositions, information on major formation environments, optical data, reflection color/shade comparison with... more...

  • Les merveilles du monde souterrainby Louis-Laurent Simonin; de Neuville; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Il est de toute nécessité, ami lecteur (laissez-moi vous donner ce vieux nom), que je vous introduise dans le monde dont je vais vous raconter les merveilles. Entrez sans crainte, la maison est à vous. Voulez-vous la parcourir avec moi, de la cave au grenier ? Dites oui, ce ne sera pas long. D'abord sur une mer de feu, ou sur un lac de... more...

  • Low-Grade and Nonconventional Sources of Manganese (Routledge Revivals)by David B. Brookes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book, first published in 1966, reports the results of a pilot study devoted to understanding the middle-term resource situation for one metal ? manganese. Two factors bring the different parts of the manganese supply-demand picture together, one economic and the other political, both of which are examined in detail in this report. Low-Grade... more...

  • Arming the Confederacyby Robert C. Whisonant

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99

    This is a fresh look at the American Civil War from the standpoint of the natural resources necessary to keep the armies in the field. This story of the links between minerals, topography, and the war in western Virginia now comes to light in a way that enhances our understanding of America?s greatest trial. Five mineral products ? niter, lead, salt,... more...

  • Heliumby Wheeler M. Sears

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    The subject of the book is helium, the element, and its use in myriad applications including MRI machines, particle accelerators, space telescopes, and of course balloons and blimps. It was at the birth of our Universe, or the Big Bang, where the majority of cosmic helium was created; and stellar helium production continues. Although helium is the... more...

  • Ingenieurgeologieby Dieter D. Genske

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 69.99

    Ingenieurgeologie befasst sich als interdisziplinäres Fachgebiet im Schnittbereich von Geo- und Ingenieurwissenschaften mit der Geosphäre in ihrer Wechselwirkung mit dem Menschen. Ausgehend von der Erkundung der Geosphäre stellt das Buch Georisiken vor und diskutiert die Folgen menschlicher Eingriffe. Es veranschaulicht ingenieurgeologische Herausforderungen... more...

  • Introducing Mineralogyby John Mason

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2015; US$ 29.50

    John Mason considers the essence of mineralogy in a clear and logical manner from basic mineral chemistry of minerals to the classification of the mineral kingdom and mineral occurrences. more...

  • Volcanism and Global Environmental Changeby Anja Schmidt; Kirsten Fristad; Linda Elkins-Tanton

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 96.00

    A multidisciplinary volume describing the effects of volcanism on the environment, past and present, for researchers and advanced students. more...

  • Gesteinsbestimmung im Geländeby Roland Vinx

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 49.99

    Das Standardwerk für die Geowissenschaften sowie für alle Liebhaber von Gesteinen und an Geologie Interessierte. In diesem Buch vermittelt Roland Vinx die Grundlagen der Gesteinskunde praxisorientiert und leicht verständlich. Dabei kommt es ihm besonders auf die Bestimmung mit makroskopischen Methoden an, d. h. unter Geländebedingungen, ohne Mikroskop... more...