Elsevier's Mineral and Rock Table

Elsevier's Mineral and Rock Table


By (author) P. Lof

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  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
  • Format: Wallchart | 1 pages
  • Dimensions: 720mm x 1,340mm x 5mm | 295g
  • Publication date: 1 March 1988
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0444420819
  • ISBN 13: 9780444420817
  • Illustrations note: Illustrationssome col.)

Product description

"Elsevier's Mineral and Rock Table" will save you the trouble of consulting numerous different references for the most important rock-forming and ore minerals. The chart is arranged in a logical, easy-to-follow format. Minerals with common optical characteristics are listed within one column. The at a glance chart format will provide you with: 74 rock-forming minerals, 53 ore minerals, comprehensive diagrams featuring all important rock classifications, full indexing and Michel-Levy Chart. The full color, high quality photographs are accompanied by a description of the most important optical and physical characteristics of each mineral. To aid in identification, the specimens have, where appropriate, been photographed in plane- and crossed-polarized light.

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...intended for laboratories where students are working with microscopes and endeavouring to master mineralogy and petrology, it will certainly also be helpful for graduate students and invaluable in tutorials. For all such users it can be strongly recommended. Nature