Books  Physical Sciences  Earth & Planetary Sciences  Economic Geology 

Geology of Gem Deposits

Series: Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course Series Volume: 37

Edited By: LA Groat

288 pages, 24 col plates

Mineralogical Association of Canada

Paperback | Dec 2007 | #184269 | ISBN-13: 9780921294375
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 months Details
NHBS Price: £87.00 $108/€103 approx

About this book

Gem deposits are rare because in general the conditions that promote their formation are unusual and thus worthy of scientific study. Recently, modern geological and analytical techniques have been applied to gem occurrences in Canada and elsewhere, and the models and understanding of their formation are being radically altered.

This volume looks at gemstones from a geological perspective and reviews the current understanding of diamond, ruby, sapphire, jade and emerald deposits and the lesser-known coloured gems.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Engineering Geology

NHBS Price: £72.00 $90/€85 approx

Geology and Resource Potential of the Congo Basin

NHBS Special Offer Price: £63.99 £117.00 (Save £53.01) $80/€76 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

The Geological Interpretation of Well Logs

NHBS Price: £49.99 $62/€59 approx

Evaluation of Uncertainties and Risks in Geology

NHBS Price: £126.50 $158/€149 approx

Logging the Chalk

NHBS Price: £135.00 $168/€160 approx