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Review quote ‘Earth Materials is a magnificent textbook that illustrates in a wonderful way how petrology and mineralogy relate to our planet Earth, its formation and modification by igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary processes. Other editions philpotrs View all Earth Materials: The importance of Earth materials to human cultural development and the hazards they pose to humans are discussed in later chapters.

A new section in the second edition about thermodynamics and kinetics nicely matefials the thorough coverage of key concepts in petrology and mineralogy. Earth materials and human health. Book ratings by Goodreads. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?


Earth Materials : Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology

The chapters covering wide-ranging topics are all relevant for 21st century students of Earth and material science. If you are an instructor of such a course, the text- crystal structures, which can be viewed with CrystalViewer, book by Cornelis Klein and Anthony Philpotts is a perfect are available online.

Introduction to crystallography; 6.

Some economic minerals, mainly from maerials and pegmatites; The basics are all there to prepare and excite students for more advanced courses in crystallography, petrology, and geotectonics. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. We use klekn to give you the best possible experience. Account Options Sign in. Earth materials and human health. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I will certainly adopt the book for my course.

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This edition has been fully updated based on classroom experience, and new features include a completely new chapter providing an elementary introduction to thermodynamics, kinetics, philpotrs decay and absolute dating; new mineral descriptions and many new stunning color photographs; and a new section on hydraulic fracturing and discussion of some of its most serious potential environmental consequences.

Materials of the solid Earth; 3. The book is well written and advanced concepts that are introduced are appropriate for the level. Beautiful photos of specimens and Crystal-Maker’s 3-D illustrations allow students to easily visualize minerals, rocks and crystal structures. How do igneous rocks form?


Cambridge University renowned textbook authors, the main strengths of the book Press. Miner- mains independent of the lithologies in which they are com- als and rocks, the materials of the solid Earth, are defined monly found, the approach chosen here has the advantage of and introduced broadly in the following chapter, which pre- providing a close link between mineralogy and petrology and cedes a more thorough treatment of fundamental miner- a context for the occurrence of minerals.

Students of these subjects will find this an important and all-inclusive reference in studying the major rock groups and the chemistry of minerals The fundamental concepts of mineralogy and petrology are explained in this highly illustrated, full-color textbook to create a concise overview for students studying Earth materials.

My freedom scientific screen reader actually works with this material. Heaney, Pennsylvania State University ‘I really like the way this book organizes the subjects of mineralogy and petrology materiwls emphasize the connection between plate tectonics, mantle processes, mineral stability, and rock composition.

The present book stands out among others in that it contains many excellent color figures and photos.

Without hesitation, it would be [Earth Materials] Minerals and rocks observed under the polarizing optical microscope; 7.