Ore Microscopy and Ore Petrography / Edition 2

Ore Microscopy and Ore Petrography / Edition 2

by James R. Craig, David J. Vaughan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471551759

ISBN-13: 9780471551751

Pub. Date: 08/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

Covers basic techniques of sample preparation and examination, qualitative properties used for mineral identification and textures. Provides numerous examples of the major mineral associations. This text is updated to reflect new technical and theoretical developments and new data on the most important ore types. Tables of data for identification of the most common

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Overview

Covers basic techniques of sample preparation and examination, qualitative properties used for mineral identification and textures. Provides numerous examples of the major mineral associations. This text is updated to reflect new technical and theoretical developments and new data on the most important ore types. Tables of data for identification of the most common ore minerals are provided in the appendices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471551751
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.47(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

The Ore Microscope.

The Preparation of Samples for Ore Microscopy.

Mineral Identification—Qualitative Methods.

Reflected Light Optics.

Quantitative Methods—Reflectance Measurement.

Quantitative Methods—Microindentation Hardness.

Ore Mineral Textures.

Paragenesis, Formation Conditions, and Fluid Inclusion Geothermometry of Ores.

Ore Mineral Assemblages Occurring in Igneous Rocks and Vein Deposits.

Ore Mineral Assemblages Occurring in Sedimentary, Volcanic, Metamorphic, and Extraterrestrial Environments.

Applications of Ore Microscopy in Mineral Technology.

Appendices.

Indexes.

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