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Mineralogy

  • Surveying for Civil and Mine Engineersby John Walker; Joseph L. Awange

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 102.36

    " Indeed, the most important part of engineering work—and also of other scientific work—is the determination of the method of attacking the problem, whatever it may be, whether an experimental investigation, or a theoretical calculation. … It is by the choice of a suitable method of attack, that intricate problems are reduced to simple phenomena,... more...

  • Photo Atlas of Mineral Pseudomorphismby J. Theo Kloprogge; Rob Lavinsky; Stretch Young

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 100.00

    Photo Atlas of Mineral Pseudomorphism provides a comprehensive overview on the topic of pseudomorphism—in which one mineral is replaced by another but still maintains its original crystal form—a phenomenon that is far more common than currently thought and is extremely important in understanding the geologic history of rocks. There are many examples... more...

  • Anwendungenby Michael Quednau

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 112.00

    Von chemischen und mikrobiologischen Grundlagen bis zu Anwendungen im Bergbau und der industriellen Synthese von Nanopartikeln fasst dieses zweibändige Lehrbuch zum ersten Mal die Gesamtheit der Geomikrobiologie für den Studenten zusammen. Dieser zweite Teil befasst sich mit Methoden für industrielle Anwendungen, Urban Mining, der Skalierung, sowie... more...

  • Grundlagenby Michael Quednau

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 112.00

    Von chemischen und mikrobiologischen Grundlagen bis zu Anwendungen im Bergbau und der industriellen Synthese von Nanopartikeln fasst dieses zweibändige Lehrbuch zum ersten Mal die Gesamtheit der Geomikrobiologie für den Studenten zusammen. Dieser erste Teil befasst sich mit den Grundlagen, der Geobiochemie und der Kristallographie der... more...

  • Magnetometry in Environmental Sciencesby Maria Jelenska; Leszek Leczynski; Tadeusz Ossowski

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.60

    The book offers a review of the work of the Polish Research Group on selected topics of environmental magnetism:  the application of magnetic methods to study pollution of outdoor and indoor air, street dust, polluted soil, air filters and indoor dust; the use of magnetic properties to study pedogenic processes in soils and soil structure; as... more...

  • Minerals and Allied Natural Resources and their Sustainable Developmentby Mihir Deb; Sanjib Chandra Sarkar

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 152.96

    Nonrenewable natural resources – metallic and non-metallic minerals, industrial rocks and energy resources (both organic and inorganic), have been treated in a holistic manner in this book, including two important resources (soil and water), not commonly covered in most books on this topic. For the uninitiated reader, an introductory chapter looks... more...

  • Encapsulated Catalystsby Samahe Sadjadi

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Encapsulated Catalysts provides valuable information for chemists, chemical engineers, and materials scientists in this promising area. The book describes many kinds of encapsulated catalysts and their applications in chemistry, including organic, inorganic, hybrid, and biological systems. Unlike other works, which discuss traditional supports,... more...

  • Natural Nanogoldby Boris Osovetsky

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.60

    This book summarizes systematic data on nanogold in geological objects, including mineral-concentrators of nanogold, and the structure and chemical composition of nanogold aggregates. The book also discusses problems that arise during the development of nanogold resources and provides recommendations for prospering new gold deposits with thin-dispersed... more...

  • Clays and Healthby Michel Rautureau; Celso de Sousa Figueiredo Gomes; Nicole Liewig; Mehrnaz Katouzian-Safadi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.60

    Originally published in French, this updated and expanded English translation offers a definitive treatment on clays and effects on human health including the long history of clays used as pharmaceutical and therapeutic agents, the origins of clays, their structural properties and modes of action. more...

  • The Earth's Lower Mantleby Felix V. Kaminsky

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    This book presents the first overview of the composition and structure of the Earth’s lower mantle. The first part focuses on the study of lower-mantle minerals, identified as inclusions in diamonds from different regions of the world. Three associations are established among the lower-mantle minerals: ultramafic, mafic, and carbonatic. The carbonatic... more...