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The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope: An Optical Guide, Second Edition, is a very detailed color atlas for ore/opaque minerals (ore microscopy), with a main emphasis on name and synonyms, short descriptions, mineral groups, chemical compositions, information on major formation environments, optical data, reflection color/shade comparison with four common/standard minerals of a similar color or grey shade, and up to five high-quality photos for each mineral with scale.
In addition, the atlas contains a compilation from some of the prominent publications in the field of ore microscopy presented on a list of 431 minerals.
Concise, full-color pictorial reference for scientists and geologists
Explains how to describe and identify microscopic samples of minerals
Draws material from prominent literature yielding more than 400 different minerals
Acknowledgements and Sample Sources.
Mineral Description. Explanations and Abbreviations.
II. Sulfides and Sulphosalts.
V. Nitratesm Carbonates and Borates.
VI. Sulfates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates.
VII Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates.
ISBN: 9780444627254 ISBN-10: 0444627251 Series: Atlases in Geoscience Audience:
Number Of Pages: 1118 Published: 14th August 2015 Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0
Weight (kg): 3.87
Edition Number: 2 Edition Type: Revised