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The Form and Properties of Crystals: An Introduction to the Study of Minerals and the Use of the Petrological Microscope

By: AB Dale (Author)

200 pages, b/w illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Dec 2014 | #225262 | ISBN-13: 9781107456099
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Originally published in 1932, The Form and Properties of Crystals provides a guide to the elementary principles underlying the examination, measurement and identification of minerals. The text was designed primarily for students of petrology and chemistry. Numerous illustrative figures and a bibliography are also included. The Form and Properties of Crystals will be of value to anyone with an interest in crystals and the history of science.



1. The nature of crystals
2. The classification of crystals
3. The internal structure of crystals
4. General physical properties of crystals
5. Optical properties of minerals
6. Methods of investigation of optical properties

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