A Practical guide to rock microstructure

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    Abstract

    Understanding the physical relationships of minerals and rocks is essential to interpreting detailed chemical and isotopic mineral analyses. Covering the basic processes behind various rock microstructures, the author uses high-quality color illustrations to point out complications of interpretation, emphasize pitfalls, and disclose the latest techniques and approaches. He includes a comprehensive reference list that will be useful for advanced students wishing to delve more deeply.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherCambridge University Press
    ISBN (Print)9780521891332
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

    Keywords

    • Rocks--Analysis
    • Metamorphism (Geology)

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    Vernon, R. H. (2004). A Practical guide to rock microstructure. New York: Cambridge University Press.