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Color Atlas of Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section

Color Atlas of Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section - 94 edition

Color Atlas of Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section - 94 edition

ISBN13: 9780470233382

ISBN10: 0470233389

Color Atlas of Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section by W. S. MacKenzie - ISBN 9780470233382
Edition: 94
Copyright: 1994
Publisher: Halsted Press
Published: 1994
International: No
Color Atlas of Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section by W. S. MacKenzie - ISBN 9780470233382

ISBN13: 9780470233382

ISBN10: 0470233389

Edition: 94

Summary

An introduction to the use of thin sections in the study of petrography--the scientific description of rocks. It covers all rock types--igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic--and provides readers with an excellent overview of the subject.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

OPTICAL MINERALOGY.
The Polarizing Microscope.
Description of Minerals.
MINERALS.
Olivine.
Amphibole.
Quartz.
Microcline.
Calcite.
Garnet.
IGNEOUS ROCKS.
Basalt.
Gabbro.
Andesite.
Diorite.
Microgranite.
Phonolite.
SEDIMENTARY ROCKS.
Sub-Arkose.
Greywacke.
Micaceous Sandstone.
Ooid Grainstone.
Bioclast Packstone.
Dolomite.
Replacement Chert.
Banded Ironstone.
Volcaniclastic Rocks.
METAMORPHIC ROCKS.
Mylonite.
Biotite Hornfels.
Serpentinite.
Garnet Mica Schist.
Kyanite Gneiss.
Two Pyroxene Granulite.
Retrograde Eclogite.
Index.

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