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Dana's New Mineralogy: The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana / Edition 8
     

Dana's New Mineralogy: The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana / Edition 8

by Richard V. Gaines, Brian Mason, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Abraham Rosenzweig
 

ISBN-10: 0471193100

ISBN-13: 9780471193104

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: Wiley

Following in the tradition of the "System of Mineralogy" introduced by Wiley in 1837, this one-of-a-kind reference brings mineralogy into the 21st century. It describes all of the over 3700 recognized mineral species. New features include emphasis on mineral structure, presenting descriptions of all the important species. New specially commissioned structure

Overview

Following in the tradition of the "System of Mineralogy" introduced by Wiley in 1837, this one-of-a-kind reference brings mineralogy into the 21st century. It describes all of the over 3700 recognized mineral species. New features include emphasis on mineral structure, presenting descriptions of all the important species. New specially commissioned structure diagrams describe all the important mineral groups. All homologous species are classified and all polymorphic forms identified. Compact and convenient in one volume, it offers exceptional coverage on where minerals can be found and accurate, up-to-date references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471193104
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1872
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.55(h) x 2.18(d)

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Table of Contents

Native Elements and Alloys.

Sulfides and Related Compounds.

Oxides.

Halogenides.

Carbonates.

Nitrates.

Iodates.

Borates.

Sulfates.

Selenates and Tellurates;
Selenites and Tullurites.

Chromates.

Phosphates, Aresenates, and Vanadates.

Animonates, Antimonites, and Arsenites.

Vanadium Oxysalts.

Molybdates and Tungstates.

Organic Compounds.

Nesosilicates: Insular SiO_4.

Sorosilicates: Isolated Tetrahedral Noncyclic, N>1.

Cyclosilicates.

Inosilicates Two-Dimensionally Infinite Silicate Units.

Phyllocilicates.

Tektosilicates.

Appendix.

Indexes.

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