Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology.

Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology presents the essentials of both disciplines through an approach accessible to industry professionals, academic researchers, and students. Mineralogy and petrology stand as the backbone of the geosciences. Detailed knowledge of minerals and rocks and the proce...

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Príomhúdar: Haldar, Swapan Kumar.
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Teanga:English
Foilsithe: Saint Louis : Elsevier, 2014.
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  • Front Cover
  • INTRODUCTION TO MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • List of Acronyms used in this Book
  • About the Author
  • Chapter 1 - Rocks and Minerals
  • 1.1 INTRODUCTION
  • 1.2 IMPORTANCE OF MINERALS AND ROCKS TO SOCIETY
  • 1.3 MINERALS
  • 1.4 ROCKS
  • 1.5 MINERAL RESOURCES
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 2 - Basic Mineralogy
  • 2.1 INTRODUCTION
  • 2.2 INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF CRYSTALS AND THEIR PROPERTIES
  • 2.3 CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF MINERALS
  • 2.4 POLYMORPHISM AND ISOMORPHISM
  • 2.5 OVERVIEW OF THE MAIN ROCK FORMING MINERALS
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 3 - Basic Petrology
  • 3.1 INTRODUCTION
  • 3.2 STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH
  • 3.3 CLASSIFICATION OF ROCKS
  • 3.4 ORIGIN OF EARTH AND THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 4 - Igneous Rocks
  • 4.1 ORIGIN OF IGNEOUS ROCKS
  • 4.2 CLASSIFICATION OF IGNEOUS ROCKS
  • 4.3 MAIN GROUP OF IGNEOUS ROCKS AND THEIR COMPOSITION
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 5 - Sedimentary Rocks
  • 5.1 FUNCTION, SIGNIFICANCE, CLASSIFICATION AND TRANSFORMATION
  • 5.2 SEDIMENTARY ROCK FORMATION
  • 5.3 TEXTURE AND STRUCTURE OF SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
  • 5.4 CLASSIFICATION OF SEDIMENTS AND SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
  • 5.5 CLASTIC SEDIMENTS AND SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
  • 5.6 VOLCANICLASTIC ROCK
  • 5.7 CHEMICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 6 - Metamorphic Rocks
  • 6.1 ORIGIN AND STRUCTURE OF METAMORPHIC ROCKS
  • 6.2 TYPES OF METAMORPHISM AND CLASSIFICATION OF METAMORPHIC ROCKS
  • 6.3 ROCKS OF DYNAMIC METAMORPHISM
  • 6.4 ROCKS OF CONTACT METAMORPHISM
  • 6.5 ROCKS OF REGIONAL METAMORPHISM
  • 6.6 ROCKS OF PLUTONIC METAMORPHISM
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 7 - Precipitation Systems of Major Sedimentary Bodies-Collector Rocks of Oil and Gas
  • 7.1 INTRODUCTION
  • 7.2 MAIN FORMS OF COLLECTOR SEDIMENTARY BODIES IN CLASTITES.
  • 7.3 MAIN FORMS OF COLLECTOR SEDIMENTARY BODIES IN CARBONATE ROCKS
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 8 - Mineral Deposits: Host Rocks and Origin
  • 8.1 DEFINITION
  • 8.2 CLASSIFICATION OF MINERALS AND MINERAL DEPOSITS
  • 8.3 HOST ROCKS
  • 8.4 GENETIC MODEL
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 9 - Resource Assessment and Economic Parameters
  • 9.1 DEFINITION
  • 9.2 PARAMETERS
  • 9.3 ESTIMATION PROCEDURE
  • 9.4 RESOURCE CLASSIFICATION
  • 9.5 MINERAL ECONOMICS
  • 9.6 OVERVIEW
  • FURTHER READING
  • Chapter 10 - Hazards of Minerals-Rocks and Sustainable Development
  • 10.1 DEFINITION
  • 10.2 NATURAL HAZARDS
  • 10.3 HAZARDS OF MINERALS
  • 10.4 HAZARDS OF ROCKS
  • 10.5 HAZARDS OF EXPLORATION
  • 10.6 HAZARDS OF MINING
  • 10.7 HAZARDS OF MINERAL BENEFICIATION
  • 10.8 HAZARDS OF SMELTING
  • 10.9 HAZARDS OF REFINING
  • 10.10 SUSTAINABLE MINERAL DEVELOPMENT
  • FURTHER READING
  • References
  • Index.