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Igneous rocks and processes : a practical guide

Author: Robin Gill
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
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This book is for geoscience students taking introductory or intermediate-level courses in igneous petrology, to help develop key skills (and confidence) in identifying igneous minerals, interpreting  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Gill
ISBN: 9781444330656 1444330659 9780632063772 0632063777
OCLC Number: 426813319
Description: viii, 428 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: An introduction to magmas and magmatic rocks --
Basalts and related rocks --
Magma differentiation --
Gabbroic rocks --
Ultramafic and ultrabasic rocks --
Andesite, dacite and rhyolite --
How magmas erupt--an introduction to pyroclastic processes and products --
Granitic rocks --
Alkali rocks.
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