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By: Arthur H Brownlow(Author)

580 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #64569 | ISBN: 0133982726
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This text covers the entire field of geochemistry – assuming very little chemical and mathematical background on the part of students. It uses a blend of theory, laboratory, and field studies to show how geochemical principles can be used to solve specific geologic problems, and features many detailed examples of the application of geochemical principles to the study of natural waters, soil, and sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks.


1. The Elements
2. Isotope Geology
3. Thermodynamics
4. Water Chemistry
5. Crystal Chemistry
6. Organic Geochemistry
7. Sedimentary Rocks
8. Igneous Rocks
9. Metamorphic Rocks

Answers to Questions
Author Index
Subject Index

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