By W. S. MacKenzie
Atlas of igneous rocks and their textures A significant other quantity to the Atlas of Rock-forming Minerals in skinny part, this full-colour guide is designed for use as a laboratory handbook either by way of easy scholars of earth sciences venture a research of igneous rocks in skinny part below the microscope, and via extra complex scholars and academics as a reference paintings. The ebook is split into elements — half One is dedicated to images of some of the universal textures present in igneous rocks with short descriptions accompanying every one picture. half illustrates the looks of examples of a few sixty of the most common (and a couple of no longer so universal) igneous rock forms; every one photo is followed by way of a quick description of the sphere of view proven. approximately three hundred full-colour images are incorporated, and in lots of instances an analogous view is proven either in plane-polarized gentle and less than crossed polars. a short account of ways skinny sections could be ready is integrated as an appendix. it's believed that the beginner geologist utilizing those directions could be capable of make his personal skinny sections and, through a comparatively basic microscope, benefit from the learn of rocks in skinny part.
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