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An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals

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An Introduction to the Rock-forming Minerals

In this edition, most of the commonly occurring minerals of igneous,...

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By: WA Deer (Author), RA Howie (Author), J Zussman (Author)

696 pages, 237 illustrations

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | May 1992 | Edition: 2 | #17996 | ISBN: 0582300940
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About this book

Condensed version of the multivolume Rock Forming Minerals, giving physical, optical, chemical and structural data for the most commonly occurring minerals.


Contents

- PART 1 ORTHO:
- Di- and ring silicates: olivine group
- humite group
- zircon
- sphene (titanite)
- garnet group, vesuvianite
- sillimanite, mullite, andalusite, kyanite
- topaz
- staurolite, chloritoid
- epidote group
- lawsonite, pumpellyite
- melilite group
- beryl, cordierite, tourmaline
- axinite

PART 2 CHAIN SILICATES
- pyroxene group
- wollastonite
- sapphirine
- amphibole group

PART 3 SHEET SILICATES
- mica group
- stilpnomelane
- pyrophyllite
- chlorite
- serpentine
- clay minerals
- apophyllite
- prehnite

PART 4 FRAMEWORK SILICATES
- feldspar group
- silica minerals
- nepheline group
- petalite, leucite
- sodalite group
- cancrinite - vishnevite, scapolite
- analcite, zeolite group

PART 5 NON-SILICATES
- oxides
- hydroxides
- sulphides
- sulphates
- carbonates
- phosphates
- halides


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