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Mineralogy

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 39.99

    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 editions,... more...

  • Mining and Selling Radium and Uraniumby Roger F. Robison

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 99.00

    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 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...

  • Origin of Potassium-rich Silica-deficient Igneous Rocksby Alok Krishna Gupta

    Springer India 2014; US$ 129.00

    The book summarizes the occurrence, geochemistry, mineralogy, petrology and phase-equilibria studies in air and under high pressures related to the most intriguing group of potassium-rich mafic and ultramafic rocks, often including host of exotic mineral assemblages including feldspathoids. Mantle-derived K-rich melts had intrigued most of the founders... more...