Introduction to Optical Mineralogy

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This is an ideal textbook for both advanced undergraduates and graduate students. It contains valuable coverage of the optical properties of minerals, as well as up-to-date descriptions of common rock-forming minerals. The chapters on optical theory include discussions of the nature and properties of light, the petrographic microscope, and the behavior of light in isotropic materials and in uniaxial and biaxial anisotropic materials. Thoroughly revised to include recent developments in the field, the book includes step-by ...

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Isamarie

May 19, 2011

Hello!

Older version, but perfect. My friends bought this book for $70. Instead i bought in here for $3. and its in perfect conditions.

Rockjock

Oct 8, 2009

Mineralogy reference book

This is an excellent reference book for all students and graduates in the field of mineralogy, with well written text and good diagrams.

indrinita

Aug 30, 2007

Good undergraduate and reference book

If you are constantly working with rocks under the microscope, especially metamorphic or igneous, this is a very useful and helpful reference to have. Absolutely essential when taking undergraduate petrology courses, it is a bible for that.

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