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By: CW Passhier and RAJ Trouw
368 pages, 322 illus
Publisher: Springer Nature
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Mew edition, with CD-ROM. Contains a large number of photographs and drawings to illustrate the interpretation of small-scale deformation structures in rocks and practical examples of the treatment of data for large-scale interpretations.


A Framework of Microtectonic Studies * Flow and Deformation * Deformation Mechanisms * Foliations, Lineations and Lattice Preferred Orientation * Shear Zones * Dilatation Sites: Vibrous Veins, Strain Shadows, Strain Fringes and Boudins * Porphyroblasts and Reaction Rims * Natural Microgauges * Special Techniques * From Sample to Section * Exercises * Glossary * References * Index.

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By: CW Passhier and RAJ Trouw
368 pages, 322 illus
Publisher: Springer Nature
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From the reviews of the second edition: "This book deals with descriptions and interpretations of small-scale structures in deformed rock, as seen ! through an optical microscope. The text fills a valuable niche, as many textbooks on structural geology do not discuss microscopic aspects of deformation ! . The book is extremely well illustrated with some 322 figures ! . The book explains basic principles in a simple form with considerable references, enabling the reader to obtain more in-depth information ! . I recommend it as an addition to any geologist's bookshelf." (Steve Parry, Materials World, Vol. 15 (3), March, 2007) "Microtectonics is a book that I have come to value highly since its publication in 1996. I like the excellent photographs of deformed rocks under the microscope, with their precise descriptive captions. ! Microtectonics is an excellent book for researches and advanced students of structural geology, and Cees Passchier and Rudolf Trouw have done this community a service in producing the updated edition with such care." (Nigel Woodcock, Geological Magazine, Vol. 144 (3), 2007)

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