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    DescriptionThis revised edition has entailed a thorough re-writing of the text, taking account of the impressive advances that have been made in all aspects of earth sciences, particularly mineralogy, over the recent years.


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    Title
    An Introduction to the Rock Forming Minerals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) W.A. Deer, By (author) R. Howie, By (author) Joseph Zussman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 712
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 1,070 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780582300941
    ISBN 10: 0582300940
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: PNV, RBGG
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BIC subject category V2: RBGK
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16500
    BISAC V2.8: SCI048000, SCI031000
    Abridged Dewey: 549
    DC22: 549
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A55010000
    DC20: 549.6
    LC classification: QE364 .D44 1992
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QE364.D44
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    index
    Publisher
    Pearson Education Limited
    Imprint name
    Prentice-Hall
    Publication date
    26 June 1996
    Publication City/Country
    Harlow
    Back cover copy
    This revised edition has entailed a thorough re-writing of the text, taking account of the impressive advances that have been made in all aspects of earth sciences, particularly mineralogy, over the recent years.
    Table of contents
    PART 1 ORTHO: Di- and ring silicates: olivine group; humite group; zircon; sphene (titanite); garnet group, vesuvianite; sillimanite, mullite, andalusite, kyanite; topaz; staurolite, chloritoid; epidote group; lawsonite, pumpellyite; melilite group; beryl, cordierite, tourmaline; axinite. PART 2 CHAIN SILICATES: pyroxene group; wollastonite; sapphirine; amphibole group. PART 3 SHEET SILICATES: mica group; stilpnomelane; pyrophyllite; chlorite; serpentine; clay minerals; apophyllite; prehnite. PART 4 FRAMEWORK SILICATES: feldspar group; silica minerals; nepheline group; petalite, leucite; sodalite group; cancrinite - vishnevite, scapolite; analcite, zeolite group. PART 5 NON-SILICATES: oxides; hydroxides; sulphides; sulphates; carbonates; phosphates; halides