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The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope : An Optical Guide - Bernhard Pracejus

The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope

An Optical Guide

Hardcover Published: 14th August 2015
ISBN: 9780444627254
Number Of Pages: 1118

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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.
Instrument Settings.
Mineral Description. Explanations and Abbreviations.
I Elements.
II. Sulfides and Sulphosalts.
III. Halogenides.
IV. Oxides.
V. Nitratesm Carbonates and Borates.
VI. Sulfates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates.
VII Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates.
VIII. Silicates.

ISBN: 9780444627254
ISBN-10: 0444627251
Series: Atlases in Geoscience
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1118
Published: 14th August 2015
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 9.5
Weight (kg): 3.87
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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