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Sedimentary Petrology


By: ME Tucker

262 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs


Paperback | May 2001 | Edition: 3 | #118806 | ISBN: 0632057351
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Revised and updated edition of Tucker's 1991 edition covering all aspects of the study of sedimentary rocks.

In this excellent new edition of the standard British university textbook on sedimentary petrology, the text and references to further reading have been thoroughly updated to reflect the enormous volume of recent research. Aslib Book Guide, November 2001 "...a textbook designed for undergraduates, but it will also have a wider appeal. Many will find it, as I did, a painless and pleasant way to up-date their knowledge of the origin of sedimentary rocks and the modern techniques employed in the discipline. With a grounding in basic sedimentology the enthusiast will find much in this book of interest even without access to refined technology." Bonita Thomson, Open Universiy, Geology Today


Preface to the third edition Preface to the second edition Preface to the first edition 1. Introduction: Basic Concepts And Methodology2. Siliciclastic Sediments I: Sandstones, Conglomerates And Breccias3. Siliciclastic Sediments II: Mudrocks4. Limestones5. Evaporites6. Sedimentary Ironstones And Iron-Formations7. Sedimentary Phosphate Deposits8. Coal, Oil Shale And Petroleum9. Cherts And Siliceous Sediments10. Volcaniclastic Sediments References Index Colour plates fall between p. 118 and p. 119

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