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Optical Mineralogy: Principles And Practice by Colin D Gribble

By Colin D Gribble

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

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