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Earth Materials : Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Physical properties of magma. Cambridge University renowned textbook authors, the main strengths of the book Press. I would adopt this book in my course carrying the same title. Other editions – View all Earth Materials: Check out the matfrials books of the year on our page Best Books of Clark, Eastern Michigan University ‘There is an increasing trend to condense mineralogy and petrology into a one semester course, and Earth Materials – An Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology authored kleein Klein and Philpotts, provides the perfect textbook for such a course.

He has taught igneous and metamorphic petrology courses at McGill University and the University of Connecticut for more than forty years.

IIelting processes in rocks. Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology Earth Materials: Review questions at the end of chapters allow students to check their understanding. I will certainly adopt the book for my course.


Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Most impressive to me are the extensive colour figures and thin sections for most of the rock types. It is by far the best text for those of us who have to cover all the mineralogical and petrological bases in one semester.

I thoroughly recommend this textbook, and I am planning to use it in my own courses. Each Not long ago, the core disciplines of mineralogy and petro- chapter is preceded by a broad outline of the rationale, indic- logy featured prominently in university-level Earth science ative content and suggested objectives for student learning.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. Students of these subjects will find this an important and all-inclusive reference in studying the major rock groups and the chemistry of minerals Review quote ‘The Klein and Philpotts text offers the perfect blend of basic concepts with beautiful illustrations and descriptions of the essential Earth materials for introductory students in geology and environmental geoscience courses.

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The relationship between minerals and rocks and how they relate to the broader Earth, materials and environmental sciences is interwoven throughout. How do igneous rocks form? Cornelis KleinAnthony R. If you are an instructor of such a course, the text- crystal structures, which can be viewed with CrystalViewer, book by Cornelis Klein and Anthony Philpotts is a perfect are available online. Beautiful photos of specimens and Crystal-Maker’s 3-D illustrations allow students to easily visualize minerals, rocks and crystal structures.


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Heaney, Pennsylvania State University ‘I really like the way this book organizes the subjects of mineralogy and petrology to emphasize the connection between plate tectonics, mantle processes, mineral stability, and rock composition. Metamorphic rock-forming minerals; The color illustrations, figures and photographs of all things geologically important, accompanied by lucid text, will seductively attract young minds.

The available online resources are an essential aid for teaching, and students will benefit from the review questions at the end of each chapter. Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology.

Some economic minerals, mainly from veins and pegmatites; Table of contents 1. Designed specifically for one-semester courses, it is beautifully illustrated to explain the key concepts in mineralogy and petrology.

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Beautiful photos of specimens and Crystal-Maker’s 3-D illustrations allow students to easily visualize minerals, rocks and crystal structures.