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Mineralogy

  • 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...

  • Sand Miningby D. Padmalal; K. Maya

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses most of the environmental impacts of sand mining from small rivers The problems and solutions addressed in this book are applicable to all rivers that drain through densely populated tropical coasts undergoing rapid economic growth. Many rivers in the world are drastically being altered to levels often beyond their natural resilience... more...

  • Die Welt der Rohstoffeby Florian Neukirchen; Gunnar Ries

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 0.00

    In dem Buch werden die wichtigsten Lagerstättentypen vorgestellt und erläutert, wie Prozesse der Fraktionierung und Mineralisation ablaufen. Einzelne Metalle und Erze und ihr historischer Bedeutungswandel, von der Jungsteinzeit bis heute, werden beschrieben. more...

  • Chemical Fundamentals of Geology and Environmental Geoscienceby Robin Gill

    Wiley 2014; US$ 53.95

    Chemical principles are fundamental to the Earth sciences, and geoscience students increasingly require a firm grasp of basic chemistry to succeed in their studies. The enlarged third edition of this highly regarded textbook introduces the student to such ‘geo-relevant’ chemistry, presented in the same lucid and accessible style as earlier... more...

  • Mining and Selling Radium and Uraniumby Roger F. Robison

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 0.00

    Presented here is the story of the mining and sale of uranium and radium ore through biographical vignettes, chemistry, physics, geology, geography, occupational health, medical utilization, environmental safety and industrial history. Included are the people and places involved over the course of over 90 years of interconnected mining and sale of... more...

  • Isotope Geochemistryby William M. White

    Wiley 2014; US$ 120.00

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to radiogenic andstable isotope geochemistry. Beginning with a brief overview ofnuclear physics and nuclear origins, it then reviews radioactivedecay schemes and their use in geochronology. A following chaptercovers the closely related techniques such as fission-track andcarbon-14 dating. Subsequent chapters... more...

  • Large Igneous Provincesby Richard E. Ernst

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 104.00

    Explores all aspects of LIPs as key processes in shaping our planet, for researchers, graduate students and mining industry professionals. more...

  • Mineralsby David Vaughan

    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...

  • Understanding an Orogenic Beltby Ashok Dubey

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The book provides a model for the structural evolution of the Himalaya with relevant background information making it easily accessible to earth scientists specializing in other areas. The book is divided into two parts: The first part describes the basic principles of structural geology that are required to understand the evolutionary model described... more...

  • Mafic-ultramafic Intrusions in Beishan and Eastern Tianshan at Southern CAOB: Petrogenesis, Mineralization and Tectonic Implicationby Ben-Xun Su

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The widespread mafic-ultramafic complexes in the Earth are well-known as their hosting Ni-Cu-PGE ore deposits, and their petrogenesis and mineralization have become hot issues in the geological studies. This thesis comprehensively investigated the petrology, mineralogy, geochemistry and geochronology of several mafic-ultramafic complexes in the Beishan... more...