Series: Atlases in Geoscience

The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope

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Volume 3. The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope

Published: 2nd October 2008 Editors: Bernhard Pracejus
This is a very detailed colour atlas for ore/opaque minerals (ore microscopy) with the main emphasis on name and synonyms, mineral group, chemical composition, information about major formation environment, optical data, reflection colour/shade comparison with 4 common/standard minerals of a similar colour or grey shade, up to 5 high-quality photos for each mineral with scale, and a short description of the pictures. A compilation from some of the prominent publications in the field of ore microscopy yielded a list of 431 minerals are included in this atlas.

Additional volumes


Volume 3. The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope

Editors: Bernhard Pracejus

Volume 2. Atlas of Microbial Mat Features Preserved within the Siliciclastic Rock Record

Published: 14th August 2007 Editors: Juergen Schieber Octavian Catuneanu Subir Sarkar Santanu Banerjee P.G. Eriksson Pradip Bose Wladyslaw Altermann

Volume 1. CROP Project

Published: 12th December 2005 Editors: I.R. Finetti