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Optical Mineralogy: Principles and Practice


By: CD Gribble and AJ Hall

302 pages, Col plates, figs, tabs

University College London Press

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #18737 | ISBN: 1857280148
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | #18736 | ISBN: 185728013X
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Undergraduate text for earth science students.


Introduction to the microscopic study of minerals; Silicate minerals; The non-silicates; Transmitted-light microscopy; Reflected-light theory Appendices: Biaxial minerals; Uniaxial positive minerals; Uniaxial negative minerals; Isotropic minerals; 2 V and sign of biaxial minerals; Properties of ore minerals; Mineral identification chart; Gangue minerals.

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