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By: WS Pitcher
387 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs, maps
Fully revised and updated edition of this exploration of the physics and chemistry of granite generation.
about the first edition: 'Without doubt, Wallace Pitcher is currently the granite specialist ... an essential book for deep-zone geologists, whether granitologists or not.' Geotechnique '... this excellent and very readable book by an acknowledged master of the craft. The book should be read by anybody interested in granites. It is notable for the breadth of its approach and valuable for presenting the summarized work of a geologist who has made a notable contribution over a lifetime of work.' Journal of Petrology 'This book is a must for all those engaged in the study of granites, and igneous rocks in general, from undergraduates to professors. It is also an essential library addition. In summary, crucial reading for anyone interested in the origin of granite.' Geological Magazine
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