Rocks And Minerals In Thin Section Second Edition

Author: W.S. MacKenzie
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 135165053X
Size: 67.40 MB
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The Second Edition of this concise, clear, and handy-sized volume, highly respected and successful authors explain to the reader, with the help of 180 superb color photomicrographs, how to observe, describe and identify thin section samples ...

Petrology Of The Metamorphic Rocks

Author: R. Mason
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780045520275
Size: 55.43 MB
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Study the photomicrographs in McKenzie & Guildford's 'Atlas of the rock- forming
minerals in thin section' (1980), especially the illustrations of minerals such as
kyanite, diopside, wollastonite and hornblende, for excellent colour illustrations of
the appearance of typical metamorphic minerals in metamorphic rocks. To
improve your ability to identify minerals and record textures, make your own
drawings of thin sections, showing all the minerals in the rock's mineral
assemblage.