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An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy

Edited by Cumhur Aydinalp

Uludağ University, Turkey

An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy is a collection of papers that can be easily understood by a wide variety of readers, whether they wish to use it in their work, or simply to extend their knowledge. It is unique in that it presents a broad view of the mineralogy field. The book is intended for chemists, physicists, engineers, and the students of geology, geophysics, and soil science, but it will also be invaluable to the more advanced students of mineralogy who are looking for a concise revision guide.

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An Introduction to the Study of MineralogyEdited by Cumhur Aydinalp

Published: February 1st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2064

ISBN: 978-953-307-896-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4938-5

Copyright year: 2012

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6 Crossref Citations

22 Web of Science Citations

27 Dimensions Citations


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1. An Introduction to Mineralogy

By Cumhur Aydinalp


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2. Mineral and Organic Matter Characterization of Density Fractions of Basalt- and Granite-Derived Soils in Montane California

By C. Castanha, S.E. Trumbore and R. Amundson


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3. Cation Distribution and Equilibration Temperature of Amphiboles from the Sittampundi Complex, South India

By B. Maibam and S. Mitra


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4. Microstructure – Hydro-Mechanical Property Relationship in Clay Dominant Soils

By J. Gallier, P. Dudoignon and J.-M. Hillaireau


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5. Pathways for Quantitative Analysis by X-Ray Diffraction

By J.D. Martín-Ramos, J.L. Díaz-Hernández, A. Cambeses, J.H. Scarrow and A. López-Galindo


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6. Mineralogy of Basaltic Material on the Minor Bodies of Our Solar System

By René Duffard


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7. A Review of Pathological Biomineral Analysis Techniques and Classification Schemes

By Maria Luigia Giannossi and Vito Summa


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