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Earth Materials 2nd Edition : Cornelis Klein :

However, while some might prefer ics which provides a framework for the formation and oc- a more traditional system for grouping minerals, which re- currence of the materials that constitute our planet.

He has taught igneous and metamorphic petrology courses at McGill University and the University of Connecticut for more than forty years. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. I am confident that countless more will gain from the new volume. Most impressive to me are the extensive colour figures and thin sections for most of the rock types.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. My pihlpotts scientific screen reader actually works with this material. It also creates earyh highly effective learning experience through close integration of clear illustrations with engaging text, and helps students to easily visualize crystal structures through the CrystalViewer’s 3D software, available online.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. He has taught igneous and metamorphic petrology courses at McGill University and the University of Connecticut for over forty years. Processes associated with the solidification.

Table of contents 1. Some selected Earth materials resources; The importance of Earth materials to human cultural development and the hazards they pose to humans are discussed in later chapters. Review Text ‘Earth Materials is a magnificent textbook that illustrates in a wonderful way how petrology and mineralogy relate to our planet Earth, eargh formation and modification by igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary processes.

The Best Books of The components that made the first edition so welcome are still here: Clearly and engagingly written and magnificently illustrated the cover alone makes one want to open the book! Schwab, Professor and Chair, Department of Geology, Humboldt State University ‘This well laid out and beautifully illustrated book is ideal for a one-semester introductory course that covers the basics of mineralogy, optical mineralogy and the petrology of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

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Countless students have benefited from Kase and Tony’s textbooks over the years. This book is destined to become widely adopted in Earth materials courses in the new, more environmentally conscious Earth science curriculums. It is well written, logically organized, and beautifully illustrated. Introduction to crystallography; 6. The relationship between minerals and rocks and how they relate to the broader Earth, materials and environmental sciences is interwoven throughout.

Selected pages Table of Contents. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of lkein 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.

This ambitious, wide-ranging book is written by two world-renowned textbook authors each with over 40 years of teaching experience, who bring that experience to clearly convey the important topics. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Materials of the solid Earth; 3. Earth Materials is simply a great textbook, which I can highly recommend. Materiials photos of specimens and Crystal-Maker’s 3-D illustrations allow students to easily visualize minerals, rocks and crystal structures.

Materiala use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Over the past decade or so however, box sections that provide complementary subject informa- the higher education landscape has changed considerably; tion, suggestions for further reading and a comprehensive in philpogts degree programs, basic aspects of these subjects glossary of terms that are highlighted clearly in the text also are now squeezed into single-semester entry-level courses help students to learn about Earth materials.

My students appreciate the clear, color images, and I appreciate the depth of information provided. A landmark text in the Earth Sciences for modern times!

I will certainly adopt the book for my course. Teaching with this organization clearly reinforces the big picture of geologic klrin while digging into phiopotts depth in each subject area to prepare students to tackle integrated geologic problems. Some economic minerals, mainly from veins and pegmatites; Table of contents 1.

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To start, [it] has by far the better balance of subjects. Sedimentary rock-forming minerals and materials; His published books include Manual of Mineralogy 19thst editionsManual of Mineral Science 22ndrd editions and Minerals and Rocks: It is extensive enough to supply fundamental information on mineralogy and petrology separately, while also seamlessly integrating these two subjects into a cohesive entity.

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Earth Materials : Cornelis Klein :

The relationship between minerals and rocks and how materialz relate to the broader Earth, materials and environmental sciences is interwoven throughout.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. It is by far the best text for those of us who have to cover all the mineralogical matfrials petrological bases in one semester.

Outstanding photographs and detailed thin section images are neatly combined with clear illustrations, fostering the link between observations and fundamental theoretical principles.

Earth Materials : Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology

Fundamentals of crystal structures; 5. I would adopt this book in my klwin carrying the same title. Sedimentary rock classification, occurrence, and plate tectonic significance; Materials of the solid Earth; 3. For each rock type, an initial phil;otts would have complemented the rather nice introduct- chapter presents a systematic description of the most im- ory chapter on optical mineralogy. Looking for beautiful books? This is followed by chapters however.

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.