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  • Minerals: A Very Short Introductionby David Vaughan

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 7.99

    The Earth contains a vast array of minerals, many with highly complex arrangements of atoms of several elements. In this Very Short Introduction David Vaughan explores the structure of minerals, the conditions under which they form and transform, their properties, and their interaction with microbes, as well as their importance in human health. more...

  • Mineralogical Applications of Crystal Field Theoryby Roger G. Burns

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 104.00

    The second edition of this classic book provides an updated look at crystal field theory and its applications. more...

  • Transmission Electron Microscopy of Minerals and Rocksby Alex C. McLaren

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 64.00

    An introduction to the principles of transmission electron microscopy, written specifically for geologists and mineralogists. more...

  • Diamonds in Natureby Ralf Tappert; Michelle C. Tappert

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 89.86

    This wonderfully illustrated book provides in depth information about rough diamonds. It contains photographs that show the unique physical characteristics of the diamonds, and the accompanying text describes the processes that led to their formation. more...

  • Tonminerale und Toneby Karl Jasmund; Gerhard Lagaly

    Steinkopff 2013; US$ 17.76

    Im ersten Teil des Buches werden die Tonminerale genau beschrieben und ihre Reaktionen (Ionenaustausch, Quellung, kolloidale Dispersionen, Wechselwirkung mit allen Arten organischer Verbindungen einschließlich von Polymeren) dargestellt. Der Hauptteil enthält das Verhalten der Tonminerale in Böden und die vielfältigen Einsatzmöglichkeiten in Geotechnik... more...

  • Salt Deposits Their Origin and Compositionby P. J. Burek; A. G. Herrmann; O. Braitsch; R. Evans; A. E. M. Nairn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 116.29

    Professor OTTO BRAITSCH'S Entstehung und Stoffbestand der Salz­ lagerstiitten has since its publication in 1962 enjoyed a reputation as the most complete and authoritative treatment, in any language, of the geochemistry of evaporites. The issue of this translation will now make it accessible to a much wider circle of readers. The years since first... more...

  • Electron-Diffraction Analysis of Clay Mineral Structuresby B. B. Zvyagin

    Springer US 2012; US$ 95.15

    As a method of structure analysis, electron diffraction has its own spe­ cial possibilities and advantages in comparison to the X -ray method for the study of finely dispersed minerals with layer or pseudolayer structures. How­ ever, possibly because of the prior existence of the X-ray method, which found universal application in different fields and... more...

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

    Springer US 2012; US$ 81.40

    This book gives an account of a method of determining the type composition of sandy deposits from the air by the nature of their reflection of radiant energy. The measured spectral luminance of a rock outcrop rela­ ti ve to the luminance of a standard is the basic property considered in this method. The spectral luminance factors p\ are measured by... more...

  • Authigenic Minerals in Sedimentary Rocksby G. I. Teodorovich

    Springer US 2012; US$ 81.40

    The present work. Authigenic Minerals in Sedimentary Rocks, is designed for the broad circle of lithologists, and also for the geologists and geochemists who are studying sedimentary rocks and ores. Its specific purpose is to stir up interest among lithologists and geologists in the geochemical environment associated with the formation of authigenic... more...

  • Kohleby W.E.Jr. Petrascheck

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 17.76

    Gerne bin ich der Aufforderung des Herausgebers der Reihe "Verstandliche Wissenschaft", Herrn Professor K. v. FRISCH ge­ folgt, den vergriffenen Band "Kohle" yom Jahre 1940, dessen Verfasser K. A. JURASKY in den ersten Nachkriegsjahren in Frei­ berg in Sachsen in tragischer Weise verschollen ist, neu zu be­ arbeiten. 1st doch die Kohle einer der wichtigsten... more...