An Introduction to Economic Geology and Its Environmental Impact

  • ID: 2181808
  • Book
  • 376 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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As it has grown in length and level through sucessive edtions, the same author′sIntroduction to Ore Geology (now Ore Geology and Industrial Minerals) has left behind its original audience – first and second year students. This new textbook is designed to fill that niche – being written and
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Introduction; Some aspects of mining and mining economics; Nature and morphology of mineral deposits; Textures and structures of ore and gangue minerals; Genesis of mineral deposits; Geothermometry, geobarometry, paragenetic sequence, zoning and classification of ore deposits; Diamond deposits; The carbonatite–alkaline igneous ore environment; Pegnatite and greisen deposits; Orthoagmatic deposits of chromium, platinum, titanium and iron associated with basic and ultrabasic rocks; Orthomagmatic copper–nickel–iron (–platinoid— deposits associated with basic and ultrabasic rocks; The skarn environment; Disseminated and stockwork deposits associated with plutonic intrusives; Stratiform sulphide and oxide deposits; The vein association and related deposits; Strata–bound deposits; Sedimentary deposits; Residual deposits and supergene enrichment; Industrial minerals; Water – the essential mineral; Gas and oil; Coal; Nuclear energy; Geothermal energy; Metamorphism of ore deposits; Mineral deposits in space and time; Table of mineral formulae
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Anthony M. Evans
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