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Ore Microscopy and Ore Petrography

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By: James R Craig(Author), David J Vaughan(Author)

434 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1994 | Edition: 2 | #41463 | ISBN: 0471115991
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 2 | #41464 | ISBN: 0471551759
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Designed for advanced courses in petrology, mineralogy, earth and materials science, this new edition covers topics such as the basic techniques of sample preparation and examination, qualitative properties used for mineral identification, textures, and provides numerous examples of the major mineral associations.


The Ore Microscope; The Preparation of Samples for Ore Microscopy; Mineral Identification-Qualitative Methods; Reflected Light Optics; Quantitative Methods-Reflectivity Measurement; Ore Mineral Textures; Paragenesis, Formation Conditions, and Fluid Inclusion Geothermometry of Ores; Ore Mineral Assemblages Occurring in Igneous Rocks and Vein Deposits and Extraterrestrial Environments; Applications of Ore Microscopy in Mineral Technology.

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