Minerals and rocks form the foundation of geologic studies. Excellent textbooks currently exist in mineralogy, igneous petrology, sedimentary petrology and metamorphic petrology. It is not our intention to compete with these textbooks. However, many universities have compressed separate mineralogy and petrology courses into a one- or two-semester Earth Materials course. Pr...more
Paperback, 608 pages
Published May 10th 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell
(first published March 5th 2010)
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