An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals

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An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals
W.A. Deer, R.A. Howie, and J. Zussman, 2nd edition,
1992, pp. 696


This book is meant to serve as a textbook for university students, aiming at the scientific understanding of minerals description and identification. Structure, chemistry, and optical and physical properties are discussed for igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. The chapters cover the various ortho- and ring silicates, chain silicates, sheet silicates, framework silicates, and non-silicates.

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