McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Geology and Minerology / Edition 2

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Geology and Minerology / Edition 2

by McGraw-Hill Education
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071410449

ISBN-13: 9780071410441

Pub. Date: 01/27/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline. All include:

* Pronunciation guide for every term

* Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations

* Appendices with conversion

Overview

Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline. All include:

* Pronunciation guide for every term

* Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations

* Appendices with conversion tables; listings of scientific, technical, and mathematical notation; tables of relevant data; and more

* A convenient, quick-find format

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071410441
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/27/2003
Edition description:
List
Pages:
420
Sales rank:
1,099,350
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Staffvi
How to Use the Dictionaryvii
Fields and Their Scopeix
Pronunciation Keyx
Dictionary1
Appendix405
Equivalents of commonly used units for the U.S. Customary System and the metric system407
Conversion factors for the U.S. Customary System, metric system, and International System408
Periodic table412
Principal regions of a standard earth model413
Physical properties of some common rocks413
Approximate concentration of ore elements in earth's crust and in ores414
Elemental composition of earth's crust based on igneous and sedimentary rock414
Some historical volcanic eruptions415
Compositions of important rock types in the earth's crust and the average continental crust416
Dental formulas of some mammals417
Geologic column and scale of time418
Types of volcanic structure419
Mohs scale419
Hardness, specific gravity, and refractive indices of gem materials420

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