Petrology

Author: Harvey Blatt
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0716737434
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Science

Now in a thoroughly updated new edition (the first since 1995), Petrology remains the most student-friendly undergraduate level text covering all three major rock groups. As always, the new edition organizes a vast body of literature from its wide-ranging subject, presenting what is essential to geology majors in a way that is accessible and at an appropriate level. The new edition welcomes Brent Owens as the new lead author for the chapters on igneous rocks, complementing Harvey Blatt’s role for the sedimentary chapters, and Robert Tracy’s for the metamorphic chapters. Petrology, Third Edition Text Art Download All text art is downloadable in a .zip file at http://www.whfreeman.com/Catalog/static/whf/college/pdfs/petrology.zip

Petrology Igneous Sedimentary and Metamorphic

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781478447740
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Petrology, Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Petrology

Author: Loren A. Raymond
Publisher:
ISBN: 0071150412
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Petrology

Designed for the middle-level undergraduate geology major, this text incorporates both fundamentals and information on advances in our understanding of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. It provides an overview of the field of petrology and a foundation for advanced studies.

Geologie im Gel nde

Author: Tom McCann
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783827423832
Release Date: 2015-07-15
Genre: Science

Dieses Buch lädt Sie ein, draußen im Gelände die Geologie hinter Landschaften und Gesteinen aufzuspüren – ein idealer Zugang, um die vielseitigen und komplexen geologischen Prozesse zu verstehen, die im Wechselspiel von Magmatismus, Tektonik, Metamorphose, Klima und Sedimentation die heutige Erdoberfläche geformt haben. Gesteine und geologische Strukturen an der Erdoberfläche liefern die Schlüsselinformationen, die uns ermöglichen, die Abläufe im Bereich der Erdkruste und des oberen Mantels über die langen Zeiträume ihrer Entstehung nachzuvollziehen. Tom McCann und Mario Valdivia-Manchego bieten einen anschaulichen Zugang zur geländeorientierten Analyse und Interpretation geologischer Prozesse . Ihr Ausgangspunkt ist dabei die genaue Geländebeobachtung. Die zahlreichen farbigen Grafiken und Aufschlussbildern erlauben, Strukturen anzusprechen und helfen, die geologischen Gegebenheiten zu erkennen und zu unterscheiden. Der Inhalt geht dabei weit über ein Mineral- und Gesteinsbestimmungsbuch hinaus, denn jeder Geländebeobachtung lassen sich ein oder auch mehrere Bildungsprozesse zuordnen, die letztlich zu einem raumzeitlichen Entstehungsmodell zusammengeführt werden. An diesen spannenden Schritt möchten die Autoren den Leser heranführen. Das Buch ist für den Einsatz im Gelände gedacht und wendet sich einerseits an Studierende der geowissenschaftlichen Bachelor- und Master-Studiengänge, etwa als Hilfsmittel für die geowissenschaftliche Gel ändeaufnahme, andererseits an die geologisch interessierten Leser denen das Werk als Begleiter bei Ausflügen durch die Natur gute Dienste leisten wird.

A Practical Guide to Rock Microstructure

Author: Ron H. Vernon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521891337
Release Date: 2004-10-07
Genre: Nature

Rock microstructures provide clues for the interpretation of rock history. A good understanding of the physical or structural relationships of minerals and rocks is essential for making the most of more detailed chemical and isotopic analyses of minerals. Ron Vernon discusses the basic processes responsible for the wide variety of microstructures in igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic and deformed rocks, using high-quality colour illustrations. He discusses potential complications of interpretation, emphasizing pitfalls, and focussing on the latest techniques and approaches. Opaque minerals (sulphides and oxides) are referred to where appropriate. The comprehensive list of relevant references will be useful for advanced students wishing to delve more deeply into problems of rock microstructure. Senior undergraduate and graduate students of mineralogy, petrology and structural geology will find this book essential reading, and it will also be of interest to students of materials science.

Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Author: Myron G. Best
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118685389
Release Date: 2013-05-20
Genre: Science

Igneous and metamorphic petrology has over the last twenty years expanded rapidly into a broad, multifaceted and increasingly quantitative science. Advances in geochemistry, geochronology, and geophysics, as well as the appearance of new analytical tools, have all contributed to new ways of thinking about the origin and evolution of magmas, and the processes driving metamorphism. This book is designed to give students a balanced and comprehensive coverage of these new advances, as well as a firm grounding in the classical aspects of igneous and metamorphic petrology. The emphasis throughout is on the processes controlling petrogenesis, but care is taken to present the important descriptive information so crucial to interpretation. One of the most up-to-date synthesis of igneous and metamorphic petrology available. Emphasis throughout on latest experimental and field data. Igneous and metamorphic sections can be used independently if necessary.

Petrology of the Metamorphic Rocks

Author: R. Mason
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0045520275
Release Date: 1990-10-31
Genre: Science

There has been a great advance in the understanding of processes of meta morphism and of metamorphic rocks since the last edition of this book appeared. Methods for determining temperatures and pressures have become almost routine, and there is a wide appreciation that there is not a single temperature and pressure of metamorphism, but that rocks may preserve, in their minerals, chemistry and textures, traces of their history of burial, heating, deformation and permeation by fluids. However, this excit ing new knowledge is still often difficult for non-specialists to understand, and this book, like the first edition, aims at enlightenment. I have concen trated on the interpretation of the plate tectonic settings of metamorphism, rather than following a geochemical approach. Although there is an impress ive degree of agreement between the two, I believe that attempting to discover the tectonic conditions accompanying rock recrystallization will more readily arouse the interest of the beginner. I have used a series of case histories, as in the first edition, drawing on my own direct experience as far as possible. This m

Earth Materials 2nd Edition

Author: Cornelis Klein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108108003
Release Date: 2016-12-15
Genre: Science

This concise, accessible, market-leading textbook brings together the wide-ranging fundamentals students need to understand rocks and minerals, and shows them how they relate to the broader Earth, materials and environmental sciences. Designed specifically for one-semester courses, it is beautifully illustrated to explain the key concepts in mineralogy and petrology. 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, radioactive 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. The book uses stunning photos of mineral specimens and rock thin sections to help students build a core understanding. It also creates a highly effective learning experience through close integration of clear illustrations with engaging text, and helps students to easily visualize crystal structures through the CrystalViewer's 3D software, available online.

Sedimentgesteine im Gel nde

Author: D.A.V. Stow
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 3827420156
Release Date: 2008-09-19
Genre: Science

Konzepte und Vorstellungen ändern sich in der Sedimentologie schnell, was bleibt ist die Geländearbeit und die Erhebung von Daten als Basis der Wissenschaft. Dieses Buch ist ein Bestimmungsatlas, der hilft, Sedimentgesteine im Gelände zu erkennen und zu beschreiben. Der Benutzer erfährt, was er im Gelände beobachten und aufzeichnen muss, und wie er die Daten richtig interpretiert. Alle wesentlichen Arten von Sedimentgesteinen werden in über 450 hervorragenden Fotos und erklärenden Zeichnungen dargestellt. Im Einführungskapitel werden die Klassifikationen und die Haupttypen der Sedimentgesteine sowie auch deren wirtschaftliche Bedeutung vorgestellt. Der Autor beschreibt dann die wichtigsten Geländemethoden und die grundsätzlichen Eigenschaften von Sedimentgesteinen. Jedem Haupttyp von Sedimentgesteinen entspricht ein Kapitel. Der Interpretation von Fazies und Ablagerungsbedingungen ist im letzten Kapitel breiter Raum gewidmet. Das Buch ist ein unentbehrliches Hilfsmittel für Studenten der Geowissenschaften, Geologen im Beruf sowie für Amateure.

Earth Materials

Author: Cornelis Klein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107155404
Release Date: 2016-12-15
Genre: Nature

Designed specifically for one-semester courses, this beautifully illustrated textbook explains the key concepts in mineralogy and petrology.