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Introduction to mineralogy

Author: William D Nesse
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An introductory mineralogy text for use in undergraduate classes. This book includes discussion of classical crystallography, chemical bonding, controls on mineral structure, mineral stability, and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William D Nesse
ISBN: 0195106911 9780195106916
OCLC Number: 421783730
Description: xiii, 442 pages, [1] folded feuillet of planches : illustrations ; 29 cm
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 Elemetns; Appendix A Effective Ionic Radii of the Elements; Appendix B Determinative Tables
Responsibility: William D. Nesse.
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