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Mineralogy

  • Abenteuer Mineralogieby Andreas Landmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 19.99

    Die Welt der Mineralien und Gesteine macht der Autor erlebbar: mit großformatigen Bildern von Mineralien, Edelsteinen und geologisch interessanten Orten. Begleitend erläutert er, wie Kristalle zu ihrer geometrischen Struktur kommen. more...

  • Agricultural and Mineral Commodities Year Bookby Europa Publications

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 420.00

    An in-depth survey of the major commodities of the world * Profiles each commodity in detail * Provides in-depth statistics on production * Includes an invaluable directory Contents: * Introductory essays * Covers all major agricultural and mineral products including aluminium, coal, cotton, nickel, petroleum, bananas, rice, rubber, tea, coffee,... more...

  • Air Survey of Sand Deposits by Spectral Luminanceby Mariya A. Romanova

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I. Color and Spectral Luminance of Rock.- II. Basic Photometric Concepts.- Reflection and Indicatrices of Diffusion.- Albedo, Luminance, Spectral Luminance.- Spectral Luminance Curves and Their Evaluation.- Experimental Measurements of Spectral Luminance Factors of Rock Samples.- Effect of Natural Illumination on Values of ?? of Rock.- Effect of Nature... more...

  • Antarctic Mineral Exploitationby Francisco Orrego Vicuna

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 84.00

    In this book Professor Orrego Vicuna examines in depth the legal framework as it relates to the exploitation of Antarctic minerals. more...

  • Antarcticaby Dieter K. Fütterer; Detlef Damaske; Georg Kleinschmidt; Hubert Miller; Franz Tessensohn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 249.00

    Sixty articles arranged in eight thematic sections refer to most recent geological and geophysical results of Antarctic research. The Precambrian of the East Antarctic shield and its geological history is considered as well as sub-ice topography, geophysics and stratigraphy, sedimentology and geophysics of the surrounding Southern Ocean. Particular... more...

  • Applied Mineralogy in the Mining Industryby W. Petruk

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 235.00

    Techniques of performing applied mineralogy investigations, and applications and capabilities of recently developed instruments for measuring mineral properties are explored in this book intended for practicing applied mineralogists, students in mineralogy and metallurgy, and mineral processing engineers. The benefits of applied mineralogy are presented... more...

  • The Archaeometallurgy of Copperby Andreas Hauptmann

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    The book deals with the ancient exploitation and production of copper, exemplified by the mining district of Faynan, Jordan. It is an interdisciplinary study that comprises (mining-) archaeological and scientific aspects. The development of organisational patterns and technological improvements of mining and smelting through the ages (5th millennium... more...

  • Archaeomineralogyby George Rapp

    Springer 2009; US$ 269.00

    Suitable for mineralogists, geologists and archaeologists involved in archaeometric studies, this book looks at the human use of rocks and minerals from the Paleolithic through to the 18th century CE. more...

  • Archean Crustal Evolutionby K.C. Condie

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    The integration of Tectonics/Geochemistry, up-to-date reviews by leading scientists as well as a broad topical coverage of the Archean, are some of the features of this particular volume. As geochronology has progressed in the last 20 years, the Archean has continued to attract interest. Advancements in the understanding of Archean crustal and mantle... more...

  • Atlas of Mylonites - and related microstructuresby Rudolph A. J. Trouw; Cees W. Passchier; Dirk Siersma

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 209.00

    Mylonites form in response to high rates of strain within deep ductile shear zones, which are the extensions at depth of surface faults, thrusts and fault breccias, They can have many different mineralogical compositions and are therefore defined on their textural appearance. This atlas provides high definition images of a large number of different... more...