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Introduction to Mineralogy

Introduction to Mineralogy - 00 edition

Introduction to Mineralogy - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780195106916

ISBN10: 0195106911

Introduction to Mineralogy by William D. Nesse - ISBN 9780195106916
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2000
International: No
Introduction to Mineralogy by William D. Nesse - ISBN 9780195106916

ISBN13: 9780195106916

ISBN10: 0195106911

Edition: 00

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Summary

Introduction to Mineralogy is a modern, introductory mineralogy book that provides detailed descriptions of over 100 minerals. It discusses classical crystallography, chemical bonding, controls on mineral structure, mineral stability, and crystal growth, providing readers with a solid foundation to help them better understand the nature and occurrence of minerals.

Author Bio

Nesse, William D. : University of Northern Colorado

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section 1: Crystallography and Crystal Chemistry

1. Introduction
2. Crystallography
3. Crystal Chemistry
4. Crystal Structure
5. Crystal Growth

Section 2: Mineral Properties, Study, and Identification

6. Physical Properties of Minerals
7. Optical Mineralogy
8. Intro to X-Ray Crystallography
9. Chemical Analysis of Minerals
10. Strategies for Study

Section 3: Mineral Descriptions

11. Silicates
12. Framework Silicates
13. Sheet Silicates
14. Chain Silicates
15. Disilicates and Ring Silicates
16. Orthosilicates
17. Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Borates, Tungstates, and Molybdates
18. Oxides, Hydroxides, and Halides
19. Sulfides and Related Minerals
20. Native Elements

Appendix A. Effective Ionic Radii of the Elements
Appendix B. Determinative Tables

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