Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology (Hardcover)

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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 process of formation and association are essential for practicing professionals and advanced students. This book is designed as an accessible, step-by-step guide to exploring, retaining, and implementing the core concepts of mineral and hydrocarbon exploration, mining, and extraction. Each topic is fully supported by working examples, diagrams and full-color images. The inclusion of petroleum, gas, metallic deposits and economic aspects enhance the book's value as a practical reference for mineralogy and petrology.

Authored by two of the world's premier experts, this book is a must for any young professional, researcher, or student looking for a thorough and inclusive guide to mineralogy and petrology in a single source.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780124081338
ISBN-10: 0124081339
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication Date: November 20th, 2013
Pages: 354
Language: English