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by Brooks, Jim
Petroleum geochemistry has turned out to be more than another step in the direction to quantify geology and geosciences in general. Petroleum geochemistry as it is today may very well be the triggering event that brings the other branches of ...eBook
by Sander, Bruno
An Introduction to the Study of Fabrics of Geological Bodies introduces the reader to the method of fabric studies in accordance with the principles of symmetrology, with emphasis on the link between morphological and functional fabrics. Topics ...eBook
by Vorren, T.O.
Since the search for hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic<br>started in the 1930's the exploration activity has expanded<br>into many of the Arctic regions, and several of the Arctic<br>sedimentary basins have proven to be important sources ...eBook
by Angino, Ernest E.
Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in Geology focuses on the applications of atomic absorption spectrometry in geology, including the analysis of metals, rocks, sediments, and minerals. <br>The manuscript first offers information on the theory of ...eBook
Identification of Ornamental Gem Materials, Emeralds, Gartets and Synthetic Gemstones
by Trudy Toohill
<p>These pages contain books 10 to 13 of the Australian Gemstones Series. This series is specifically designed for the beginner wanting to learn more about gemstones or gem fossicking, they also make a wonderful refresher course for the ...eBook
Identification of Feldspar, Amber, Coral, Pearls and Opals
by Trudy Toohill
<p>This publication is a compilation of the Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 to 9. Each book covers varying aspects relating to gemstones and organic materials. Included are the following titles:- Book 5 Identification of Feldspar and Its ...eBook
An Epic Search for Diamonds in the North America Arctic
by Kevin Krajick
<DIV>First published in 2001, <I>Barren Lands</I> is the classic true story of the men who sought—and found—a great diamond mine on the last frontier of the far north. From a bloody 18th-century trek across the Canadian tundra to the daunting ...eBook
by Read, Peter G
Beginner's Guide to Gemmology presents the profiles of the principal gem materials. This book discusses the interesting characteristics of gemstones as the growing consumer market jewelry resulted in increased sales of gem testing instruments. ...eBook
by Jean-Pierre Cuif, Yannicke Dauphin & James E. Sorauf
Fossils are essential to the reconstruction of the evolution of life and episodes in Earth history. Knowledge of biomineralization - the processes associated with the formation of mineralized biological structures - is essential to properly ...eBook
Chinese Avian Fossils from the Age of Dinosaurs
by Luis M. Chiappe & Meng Qingjin
<P>When fossils of birds from China’s Jehol region first appeared in scientific circles, the world took notice. These Mesozoic masterpieces are between 120 and 131 million years old and reveal incredible details that capture the diversity of ...eBook
by Hasnuddin Siddiqui, M. K.
Bleaching Earths presents the diverse use of fuller's earth and bentonite, particularly in vegetable and mineral oil refining. This book discusses the different aspects of bleaching earths from the stray. <br>Organized into seven chapters, thiseBook
Find, Understand, Collect
by Nick Norman
Well-known geologist Nick Norman leads young readers into the absorbing world of geology. Budding rock collectors will find out all about the rocks that they’ll encounter in southern Africa, with a view to building their own rock collections. ...eBook
The causes of mass extinctions
by Tony Hallam
This is a book about the dramatic periods in the Earth's history called mass extinctions - short periods (by geological standards) when life nearly died out on Earth. The most famous is the mass extinction that happened about 65 million years ...eBook
by Irvine, T. N.
Chromium: Its Physicochemical Behavior and Petrologic Significance is a collection of papers presented at an interdisciplinary conference on the physicochemical behavior and petrologic significance of chromium, held at the Geophysical LaboratoryeBook
by Swineford, Ada
Clays and Clay Minerals, Volume 8 contains the proceedings of the Eighth National Conference on Clays and Clay Minerals held in Norman, Oklahoma, on October 11-14, 1959 and sponsored by the Clay Minerals Committee of the National Academy of ...eBook
by Bailey, S. W.
Clays and Clay Minerals documents the proceedings of the 14th National Conference in Berkeley, California. <br>This book focuses on the structure and quantitative analysis, surface reactivity, genesis, and synthesis of clays and clay minerals. ...eBook
by Swineford, Ada
Earth Sciences, Volume 11: Clays and Clay Minerals covers the proceedings of the Ninth National Conference on Clays and Clay Minerals, held at the Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana on October 5-8, 1960, sponsored by the Committee on Clay ...eBook
by Swineford, Ada
Clays and Clay Minerals, Volume 5 contains the proceedings of the Seventh National Conference on Clays and Clay Minerals held in Washington, D.C., on October 20-23, 1958. The papers explore developments in clays and clay mineralogy and cover ...eBook
by William Bryant Logan
<p>“A gleeful, poetic book. . . . Like the best natural histories, <em>Dirt</em> is a kind of prayer.” —<em>Los Angeles Times Book Review</em></p> “You are about to read a lot about dirt, which no one knows very much about.” So begins the cult ...eBook
A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to rocks and minerals 600 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks, to which crystal system and mineral belongs to. This ...