The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope

The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope

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This is a very detailed colour atlas for ore/opaque minerals (ore microscopy) with the main emphasis on name and synonyms, mineral group, chemical composition, information about major formation environment, optical data, reflection colour/shade comparison with 4 common/standard minerals of a similar colour or grey shade, up to 5 high-quality photos for each mineral with scale, and a short description of the pictures. A compilation from some of the prominent publications in the field of ore microscopy yielded a list of 431 minerals are included in this atlas. * Concise full-color pictorial reference for scientists and geologists * Explains how to describe and identify microscopic samples of minerals * Draws material from prominent literature yielding over 400 different mineralsAn Optical Guide Bernhard Pracejus ... This atlas does not attempt to be a handbook on how to examine ore minerals under the microscope (see following paragraph for some of the respective literature) or distinguish textures for obtaininganbsp;...

Title:The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope
Author:Bernhard Pracejus
Publisher:Elsevier - 2008-11-11


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