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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Introduction to Mineralogy not only provides specific knowledge about minerals but also helps students develop the intellectual tools essential for a solid, scientific education.

Jayanta Saha rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Presenting the important traditional content of mineralogy–including crystallography, chemical bonding, controls on mineral structure, mineral stability, and crystal growth–it provides students with a foundation for understanding the nature and occurrence of minerals.

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Physical, optical, and X-ray powder diffraction techniques of mineral study are described in detail, and common chemical analytical methods are also outlined. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

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Just different page numbers but you will be able to find where you were at very very easily. Introduction to Mineralogy, Third Edition, consolidates much of the material now covered in traditional mineralogy and optical mineralogy courses and focuses on describing minerals within their geologic context.


Share your thoughts with other customers. Honestly, I don’t have any complaints about this book. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Previous Publication Date s August October Write a product review.

Introduction to Mineralogy by William D. Nesse

Numerous line drawings, photographs, and photomicrographs help make complex concepts understandable. A Text-Book of Mineralogy: It presents the important traditional content of mineralogy including crystallography, chemical bonding, controls on mineralogu structure, mineral stability, and crystal growth to provide a foundation that enables students to understand the nature miberalogy occurrence of minerals.

Refresh and try again. Nesse has done a masterful job creating what I think is hands down the best reference for optical characteristics. I view this book as a text for my students and as a future reference for them in their work as geologists.

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Introduction to Mineralogy

It is easy to read, conversational at times. It its easy to understand. The mineral indices in the back are really helpful for looking up identification methods hand sample, properties, optics and quick references to the cleavage, crystal classifications, etc for common minerals. Jason Yudha rated it really liked it May 18, See all free Kindle reading apps.


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Visit our Help Pages. I am a third of the way through the class and we have basically read most of the book already. This was a gift and the person was excited to receive it.

Explanations are aided greatly by relevant figures.

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It is the best book I bought all throughout my Geology Major!