By W. S. MacKenzie
Atlas of igneous rocks and their textures A spouse 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 means of straightforward scholars of earth sciences venture a examine of igneous rocks in skinny part less than the microscope, and by way of extra complicated scholars and academics as a reference paintings. The ebook is split into components — half One is dedicated to images of a few of the universal textures present in igneous rocks with short descriptions accompanying each one photo. half illustrates the looks of examples of a few sixty of the most common (and a couple of now not so universal) igneous rock varieties; each one photo is observed through a quick description of the sphere of view proven. approximately three hundred full-colour images are incorporated, and in lots of circumstances an identical view is proven either in plane-polarized mild and lower than crossed polars. a quick account of ways skinny sections might be ready is integrated as an appendix. it really is believed that the novice geologist utilizing those directions could be capable of make his personal skinny sections and, using a comparatively uncomplicated microscope, benefit from the examine of rocks in skinny part.
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Atlas of Igneous Rocks and Their Textures by W. S. MacKenzie