Amazonite : Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry, and Typomorphism

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Amazonite: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry and Typomorphism provides in-depth coverage of the geological setting, mineralogy, chemistry,spectroscopic parameters, typomorphic features, and potential technological and economical uses associated with amazonite discovery. Featuring detailed characterization of the geological settings of amazonite, as well a full investigation of its chemical composition, structural features, and properties with respect to each genetic type of granite, this essential reference covers all key aspects of amazonite and the benefits of its discovery.

Both newcomers and seasoned professionals in the field of mineralogy worldwide will find this translation of the popular Russian text a welcome addition to the literature on amazonite.
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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 15.24mm | 390g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0128037210
  • 9780128037218

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Geological Setting 3. Mineralogy 4. Morphology, Crystalchemistry, and Properties of Amazonite 5. Color and Genesis of Amazonite 6. Importance of Amazonite: Typomorphic Features and Employment

7. Conclusions
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"...a valuable addition to departmental libraries, where it could serve as a useful reference manual for post-doctoral fellows and research scientists with an in-depth knowledge in mineralogy, mineral chemistry, and mineral physics." --American Mineralogist
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About Mikhail Ostrooumov

Mikhail Ostrooumov is a researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Earth Science at the University of Michoacan in Morelia, Mexico. He has studied and written extensively on minerals over the last 40 years. He received his Doctorate in Mineralogy at the Saint Petersburg Mining Institute in Russia. He has also lectured at the Mining Institute in Cuba, Mainz University in Germany, Nantes University in France, and the Technological Institute of Mexico. He has authored three books in Russian, four books in Spanish, contributed to six chapters in scientific books, and received 700 citations to his published works.
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