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An introduction to the chemistry of rocks and minerals

An introduction to the chemistry of rocks and minerals

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Published by Edward Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geochemistry

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE 515 P4 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22000131M

    Rocks and Minerals is organized in two major parts. Part 1, An Introduction to the Study of Rocks and Minerals, contains chapters on: Your Mineral Collection, Rocks and Minerals and Where to Find Them, Physical Properites of Minerals, Crystal Classifications, The Chemical Classification of Minerals, and Tests, Techniques and Tips. Get this from a library! A Field guide and introduction to the geology and chemistry of rocks and minerals. [Charles A Sorrell] -- Identifies common and uncommon minerals and rocks .

    Chemistry of Minerals. Rocks are composed of minerals that have a specific chemical composition. To understand mineral chemistry, it is essential to examine the fundamental unit of all matter, the atom. The Atom Electron cloud model of the atom. Matter is made of atoms. Atoms consists of subatomic particles—protons, neutrons, and. Structured in the form of a dichotomous key, comparable to those widely used in botany, the mineral key provides an efficient and systematic approach to identifying rock-forming minerals in thin-section. This unique approach covers + of the most commonly encountered rock-forming minerals, plus a few rarer but noteworthy ones.

    Online shopping for Mineralogy - Chemistry from a great selection at Books Store. Rocks and Minerals: Find Adventure! Have fun outdoors! Be a rock detective! (Ultimate Explorer Field Guides) (Appointment Book 15 Minute Increments) price 4/5. Condition: Very Good. Sandstrom, George F. (illustrator) (illustrator). pages indexed. Original title was Minerals of the World. 1" x 1/4" piece cut from top right of front cover and this is probably a removed cover price. Interior is faultless. This is a field guide and introduction to the geology and chemistry of Rocks and Minerals.


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This is a very good intermediate book on minerals and mineralogy for advanced amateurs. It has many tables and scientific illustrations showing the atomic and molecular makeup of minerals and rocks, the crystal systems and the families of minerals based on chemical by: 5.

This book presents a translation and update of the classic German textbook of Mineralogy and Petrology that has been published for decades.

It provides an introduction to mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry, discussing the principles of mineralogy, including crystallography, chemical bonding, and physical properties, and the genesis of minerals in a didactic and understandable way.

Practical, concise, and easy to use, Simon & Schuster’s Guide to Rocks and Minerals contains everything that the rock and mineral enthusiast needs to know. This field guide is divided into two large sections—one devoted to minerals and one to rocks, each prefaced by a comprehensive introduction that discusses formation, chemistry, and more/5().

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In this edition of Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals, most of the commonly occurring minerals of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks are discussed in terms of structure, chemistry, optical and other physical properties, distinguishing features and paragenesis.

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Rocks & Minerals Introduction Atoms & Elements Minerals Igneous Rocks Sedimentary Rocks Metamorphic Rocks The Rock Cycle Geology of Mineral Resources Summary This curious world we inhabit is more wonderful than convenient; more beautiful than it is useful; it is more to be admired and enjoyed than used.

Henry David Thoreau. Rocks are composed of minerals, but minerals are not said to be composed of rocks. The Main rocks on the earth contain minerals such as magnetite, feldspar, quartz, mica, epidote etc. Minerals have a commercial value which is of very immense, whereas the rocks are mined in order to extract these minerals.

Introduction to Rocks & Minerals. Minerals are naturally-occurring, solid substances composed of chemical elements. This means that minerals, ranging from salt to rubies, are made up from the elements that appear on a periodic table.

They are inorganic, not living or made up of living things. Minerals form a crystalline structure which gives rocks their ‘rough’ texture. To identify (name) igneous rocks, you determine two things about the rock: composition and texture. First determine composition, which is based on mineral content or color, if you can’t see minerals.

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In this edition, most of the commonly occurring minerals of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks Author: Ibrahim Bin Muhammad. Detailed knowledge of minerals and rocks and the process of formation and association are essential for practicing professionals and advanced students.

This book is designed as an accessible, step-by-step guide to exploring, retaining, and implementing the core concepts of mineral and hydrocarbon exploration, mining, and extraction. Book Review: An introduction to the chemistry of rocks and minerals.

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Designed for beginners and experienced collectors alike, the Smithsonian Handbook of Rocks and Minerals explains what rocks or minerals are, how they are classified, and how to start a collection.

To help in the initial stages of rock identification, a clear visual key illustrates the differences between igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks, then guides the reader to the correct rock entry.

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This fascinating scarce text comprises a wonderfully detailed handbook on the subject of mineralogy. Considered by many to be the ultimate encyclopaedia of mineralogy, this text is very comprehensive and detailed, and has provided the basis for a plethora of other mineralogy and crystallography books.In this edition, most of the commonly occurring minerals of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks are discussed in terms of structure, chemistry, optical and other physical properties, distinguishing features and paragenesis.

Important correlations between these aspects of mineralogy are emphasized wherever possible.