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A COLOUR ATLAS OF ROCKS AND MINERALS IN THIN SECTION (Second hand copy in 'as new' condition)

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A COLOUR ATLAS OF ROCKS AND MINERALS IN THIN SECTION ​​​​​​​

  
By W.S. MacKenzie and A.E. Adams

  

(Softback)

(Second hand copy in 'as new' condition)

  

This book is a clear and accessible introduction to the use of thin sections in the study of Petrography—the scientific description of rocks.

   

Illustrated with a wealth of full colour thin section photographs it explains how to observe mineral and rock samples under the microscope. It covers all covers all rock types—igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic, providing an excellent overview of the subject.

  

As well as being a useful teaching and learning tool, the atlas is a concise reference and review of rock and mineral identification.

   

Softback. 192 pages. Published by Manson Publishing. First edition. 1994. Colour photographs throughout. Excellent condition.
 


Size: 21 x 15 centimetres (A5 size)
Weight: 374 grams

PRICE: £16.00
A COLOUR ATLAS OF ROCKS AND MINERALS IN THIN SECTION (Second hand copy in 'as new' condition)