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Tables for the determination of the rock-forming minerals

Fran|t|s |I|Ul"evich Loewinson-Lessing

Tables for the determination of the rock-forming minerals

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Published by Macmillan and co in London and New Yok .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petrology.,
  • Petrographic microscope.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by F. Loewinson-Lessing. Translated from the Russian by J.W. Gregory...with a chapter on the petrological microscope, by...Grenville A.J. Cole.
    ContributionsGregory, John Walter, 1864-1932., Cole, Grenville A. J 1859-1924.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4p. l., (9)-55p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20805919M

    This hard to obtain reference contains invaluable information for anyone interested in fluorescent minerals, or minerals from Franklin and Sterling Hill. It is transparent to translucent in nature and its colour varies from white and grey to smokey. Because of this, it is possible to do simple crystallization experiments and to watch crystals grow over short time periods. Published by the author, This book contains the hard science of the period, and it is interesting to read and compare the facts as known nearly years ago, with the facts as we know them today.

    The outside of the book is also in fair condition, with some shelf wear. It does not have a cleavage and thus does not break into regular flat faces. This amazing book covers physics, chemistry of the elementary bodies i. This well-illustrated part is divided into opaque minerals, isotropic, uniaxial and optical biaxial mineral groups.

    Keywords classification crystal crystallography mineral mineralogy Authors and affiliations. Part I of the book covers physical mineralogy with chapters on crystallography, and the physical characters of minerals. Some of the names have been eliminated from the blowpipe tables, since some of the earlier examples included were so rare that the authors felt they were of no practical importance. Quartz It is pure or nearly pure silica and is hard and glassy mineral. At the undergraduate level, it can be used to identify minerals and to demonstrate the relationships among grain shape, retardation, and interference figures.


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Tables for the determination of the rock-forming minerals book

The book is fully indexed with both a subject index, as well as a mineral index.

Introduction to the Rock

If a title in this list is marked Temporally Out of Stock, please email and let us know of your interest. Non-opaque minerals are arranged according to increasing refractive index. The preface states that the design of the present volume is to offer to the student commencing the subject of chemistry, in a compact and inexpensive form, an outline of the general principles of that science.

Published by John Churchill Co. Written to help the reader understand, set up, and use the often very expensive and complex modern research light microscope properly, Understanding Light Microscopy keeps mathematical formulae to a minimum—containing and explaining them within boxes in the text.

All of these out of print books are in good, to excellent condition, many with original dust jackets. Many of the very fine, photographed specimens are from the collection of the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano. Nearly 50 pages are devoted to lists of important American and foreign mineral and mining regions, accompanied by a 30 page Table for the Determination of Minerals.

Identification is performed by means of observing the physical characteristics of minerals, well as by the blowpipe and chemical properties. Introduction to Petrography -- John Butler, University of Houston; on-line course materials for igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic petrography.

Some of the repetitions in the tables for the determination of minerals have been deleted. The physical classification includes information on nearly minerals, and the blowpipe tables include data on over minerals.

Brand new Book. Binding is weak, and somewhat worn, but it is full of very good information at a very modest price. It is also ideal as supporting material for a formal taught course, or for individual students to learn the key aspects of light microscopy through their own study.

It is transparent to translucent in nature and its colour varies from white and grey to smokey. The illustrations accompanying the write-ups of each of the books are of the front cover, dust jacket or randomly selected interesting pages from inside the book.

Guided Discovery and Scoring Rubric for Petrographic Analysis of a Thin Section -- David Mogk, Montana State University; A guided discovery approach is used to "unpack" the methods and observations used by "master" petrographers in the petrographic analysis of a thin section.

The inside pages are in almost unused condition, with some yellowing of the paper due to age. In addition, a large collection of U.

Raith, Peter Raase, and Jurgen Reinhardt pp. Fun with Asbestos -- Dexter Perkins, Univ. Students look at some of the same minerals and others in thin section. Geological Survey Professional Papers, and U. The author, George Fownes was educated in England and France, became a lecturer at several institutions, and wrote several books and papers before he died at the early age of 31 years from pulmonary disease.

Therefore, this exercise is primarily intended to be used in an introductory physical geology class, perhaps for advanced students or as an extra credit project. Metamorphic rocks like dolomitic marble and few sedimentary rocks have dolomite as the major constituent.

Outside condition is fair, with some corner wear. This is an educational, as well as instructive book. North Dakota; This exercise continues the study of the physical properties of minerals and introduces petrographic microscopes.Optical determination of rock-forming minerals — Part I determinative tables W.E.

Tröger, English edition of the fourth German edition by H.U. Bambauer, F. Taborszky and H.D. atlasbowling.com: P.C.C. Sauter.

Part C contains identification tables for the minerals and diagrams showing the international classification of magmatic rocks, as well as a colour plate section showing crystal forms of minerals.

Optical Determination Rock Forming Minerals Determinative Tables

The book will provide an invaluable guide to all undergraduate earth scientists, as well as to professional geologists requiring an overview of. Illustrations consist of numerous woodcuts depicting various testing procedures, as well as nearly pages of tables for use in the determination of minerals by means of the blowpipe and chemical tests.

The basic purpose of this book is the determination of minerals, i.e., identification. Structured in the form of a dichotomous key, comparable to those widely used in botany, the mineral key provides an effi cient and systematic approach to identifying rock-forming minerals in thin-section. This unique approach covers + of the most commonly encountered rock-forming minerals, plus a few rarer but noteworthy ones.

A contemporary successor to the Louis V. Pirsson and Adolph Knopf editions, providing a guide and reference that explains how rocks occur, their commercial usage, and how to identify them through macroscopic, handspecimen features.

Gives complete coverage of rock-forming minerals, rocks and man-made, rock-like materials, as well as meteorites, impactites, grossans, and more. Tables are. An Introduction To The Rock Forming Minerals book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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