Optical Mineralogy: Principles And Practice by Colin D Gribble

By Colin D Gribble

overlaying thought and perform, this wide-ranging introductory textbook covers the most optical homes of rock-forming minerals that may be well-known below the polarizing microscope. The authors elucidate the fundamental parts of microscopy, the idea of sunshine transmission via translucent minerals, and the houses of sunshine mirrored from opaque minerals. They speak about houses of the most silicate and non-silicate minerals, either translucent and opaque and the way the optical homes can be utilized to spot a mineral. The ebook positive aspects many diagrams, precis tables, and 4 pages of colour illustrations, making it an incredible textbook in addition to an authoritative reference.

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