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Petrology and genesis of igneous rocks

Author: Alok K Gupta
Publisher: New Delhi : Narosa, ©2007.
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"Petrology and Genesis of Igneous Rocks comprises of two parts - the first part (Chapters 1 to 8) deals with constituent minerals, texture, thermodynamic principles, phase relations in natural rock systems and causes of diversity in a single petrographic province. Petrology of the crust, mantle and core, the convective cycle patterns in the mantle and their relation to magma genesis and physicochemical properties of  Read more...
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Gupta, Alok K., 1942-
Petrology and genesis of igneous rocks.
New Delhi : Narosa, ©2007
(OCoLC)647220071
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alok K Gupta
ISBN: 8173197644 9788173197642
OCLC Number: 140132271
Description: xiv, 479 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Constituent minerals --
Different varieties of igneous rocks --
Chemical equilibrium --
Systems with phases, solid solubility and phase relations --
Petrology of the crust, mantle and core --
Fluid in the interior of the earth --
Diversity of igneous rocks --
Use of isotopes in igneous petrology --
Peridotites --
Nepheline syenite-carbonatite association --
Lamprophyres, lamproites and kimberlite --
Basalts --
Continental plutonic complexes.
Responsibility: Alok K. Gupta.

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Deals with constituent minerals, texture, thermodynamic principles, phase relations in natural rock systems and causes of diversity in a single petrographic province. This book describes individual  Read more...

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