The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope, Volume 3 by Bernhard Pracejus
An Optical Guide (Atlases in Geoscience)

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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 minerals

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Published November 11, 2008 by Elsevier Science. 894 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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