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Petrology books

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Recently Published

Processes and Ore Deposits of Ultramafic-Mafic Magmas through Space and Time by Sisir K. (Professor of Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India) Mondal Processes and Ore Deposits of Ultramafic-Mafic Magmas through Space and Time
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Processes and Ore Deposits of Ultramafic-Mafic Magmas through Space and Time focuses on the fundamental processes that control the formation of ore deposits from ultramafic-mafic magmas, covering chromite, platinum-group element (PGE), Ni-sulfides and Ti-V-bearing magnetite. The exploration, exploitation and use...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition A Colour Atlas by Kate H. Brodie Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition A Colour Atlas

The Second Edition of this concise, clear, and handy-sized volume, highly respected and successful authors explain to the reader, with the help of 180 superb color photomicrographs, how to observe, describe and identify thin section samples of rocks and minerals...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition A Colour Atlas by W. S. MacKenzie, A. E. Adams, Kate H. Brodie Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition A Colour Atlas
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The Second Edition of this concise, clear, and handy-sized volume, highly respected and successful authors explain to the reader, with the help of 180 superb color photomicrographs, how to observe, describe and identify thin section samples of rocks and minerals...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Power of Stones 2018 Atmospheric Rocks by Calvendo The Power of Stones 2018 Atmospheric Rocks

Stones and rocks shape our landscapes far more than we realize, maybe because life as we know it takes places on a shorter time span. This series of images conveys the power of rocks and stones, giving you an impression...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Multiphase Flow in Permeable Media A Pore-Scale Perspective by Martin J. (Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London) Blunt Multiphase Flow in Permeable Media A Pore-Scale Perspective
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This book provides a fundamental description of multiphase fluid flow through porous rock, based on understanding movement at the pore, or microscopic, scale.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2017

Trap Magmatism and Ore Formation in the Siberian Noril'sk Region Volume 2. Atlas of Magmatic Rocks by V. V. Ryabov, A.Ya. Shevko, M. P. Gora Trap Magmatism and Ore Formation in the Siberian Noril'sk Region Volume 2. Atlas of Magmatic Rocks
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This second of a two-part resource contains an atlas of rock indications of igneous rock-types as well as photographs of thin sections of typical rocks and analytical tables of rocks and minerals from the key sections of sedimentary units and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/11/2016

Petrology Principles and Practice by Gautam Sen Petrology Principles and Practice

This undergraduate textbook covers all aspects of this key subject by teaching the principles of petrology with applications to the origin, composition, and field relationships of rocks. It features advanced study boxes that target specific case studies.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2016

Trap Magmatism and Ore Formation in the Siberian Noril'sk Region Volume 1. Trap Petrology by V. V. Ryabov, A.Ya. Shevko, M. P. Gora Trap Magmatism and Ore Formation in the Siberian Noril'sk Region Volume 1. Trap Petrology
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This 2-volume work covers petrographic and geochemical details of igneous rock types in the Noril'sk region, examining petrogenesis and mineralization. Volume 2 is an atlas of rock types, with photomicrographs of rocks from all igneous complexes of the region.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2016

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Magmas, Rocks and Planetary Development A Survey of Magma/Igneous Rock Systems by Eric A.K. Middlemost Magmas, Rocks and Planetary Development A Survey of Magma/Igneous Rock Systems

The variety of volcanic activity in the Solar System is widely recognised, yet the majestic sequences of magmatic processes that operate within an active planet are much less well known. Providing an exposition of igneous rocks, magmas and volcanic erupsions,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Other books in this genre

The Power of Stones 2017 Atmospheric Rocks by Calvendo The Power of Stones 2017 Atmospheric Rocks

Stones and rocks shape our landscapes far more than we realize, maybe because life as we know it takes places on a shorter time span. This series of images conveys the power of rocks and stones, giving you an impression...
Format: Calendar - Released: 27/05/2016

Physics of Magmatic Processes by Robert Bero Hargraves Physics of Magmatic Processes

While the chemical aspects of igneous petrology have dominated research for many years, the physical processes associated with the generation, transport, and crystallization of magma have been somewhat neglected. Here a group of distinguished scientists, whose current research embraces both...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

Rocks & Fossils by Neil Curtis Rocks & Fossils


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2016

Intraplate Magmatism and Metallogeny of North Vietnam by Hoa Trong Tran, Gleb V. Polyakov, Anh Tuan Tran, Alexander S. Borisenko Intraplate Magmatism and Metallogeny of North Vietnam
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This book by Vietnamese and Russian authors is the first of its kind and combines the extensive knowledge on the petrology and metallogeny of the late Paleozoic - early Mesozoic and Cenozoic periods in North Vietnam. The Permian - Triassic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/12/2015

Physical Properties of Rocks Fundamentals and Principles of Petrophysics by Juergen Schon Physical Properties of Rocks Fundamentals and Principles of Petrophysics

The interpretation of geophysical data in exploration geophysics, well logging, engineering, mining and environmental geophysics requires knowledge of the physical properties of rocks and their correlations. Physical properties are a key for combined interpretation techniques. The study of rock physics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2015

Atlas of Sedimentary Rocks Under the Microscope by A. E. Adams, W. S. MacKenzie, C. Guilford Atlas of Sedimentary Rocks Under the Microscope
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Provides a very clear guide to sedimentary rock types as seen under the microscope supported by practical aspects of slide preparation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2015

Atlas of the Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section by W. S. MacKenzie, C. Guilford Atlas of the Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section
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'Hurray for Mackenzie and Guilford for at last we have a pictorial guide to the rock-forming minerals! . . . such feasts of colour in mineralogy books are rare . . . an admirable guide'New Scientist
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2015

Geochemical Modelling of Igneous Processes - Principles and Recipes in R Language Bringing the Power of R to a Geochemical Community by Vojtech Janousek, Jean-Francois Moyen, Herve Martin, Vojtech Erban Geochemical Modelling of Igneous Processes - Principles and Recipes in R Language Bringing the Power of R to a Geochemical Community
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Geochemical Modelling of Igneous Processes - Principles And Recipes in R Language
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2015

Carbonate Reservoir Rocks by Ksenia I. Bagrintseva Carbonate Reservoir Rocks

Most of the world's energy still comes from fossil fuels, and there are still many strides being made in the efficiency and cost effectiveness of extracting these important and increasingly more elusive natural resources. This is only possible if the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2015

Origin of Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks by Noel P. James, Brian Jones Origin of Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks
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This textbook provides an overview of the origin and preservation of carbonate sedimentary rocks. The focus is on limestones and dolostones and the sediments from which they are derived.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2015

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