The fourth edition of Introduction to Optical Mineralogy has been thoroughly D. Nesse continues his detailed discussions of the petrographic microscope, the. Introduction to Optical Mineralogy has 78 ratings and 4 reviews. Robert said: This is a great resource for introductory optical mineralogy courses. The m. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Introduction to optical mineralogy / William D. Nesse | Incluye bibliografía e índice }.
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I’d recommend using this book with a different color chart. If you are a petrology instructor, I highly suggest this book for your class. The Manual of Mineral Science.
Introduction to Optical Mineralogy by William D. Nesse
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Oxford University Press; 4 edition March 7, Opical US Higher Education Not for profit. Sedimentary Rocks in the Field Dorrik A. Chapters 9 through 15 contain detailed descriptions of the common rock-forming minerais. This book would have gotten 5 stars had there been color images.
Otherwise this book does a great job. Identification Tables Appendix C: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. It is missing a lot of the information that is included in the standard length Intro to Mineralogy.
The main gripe that I have with the 4th edition is the interference color chart – the colors don’t look natural!
Introduction to Optical Mineralogy
Features About the Author s Previous Publication Date s Reviews Features Detailed mineral descriptions featuring the most up-to-date research Illustrations and text feature increased clarity for maximum comprehension and retention.
It contains valuable coverage of the optical properties of minerals, as well as up-to-date descriptions of common rock-forming minerals. Please try again later. Other editions – View all Introduction to optical mineralogy William D.
Write a customer review. Rare Earth Minerals Frances Wall. Ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in optical mineralogy, this accessible text is also an essential resource for petrology and petrography courses. Would recommend this book for the subject. Ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in optical mineralogy, this minerralogy text is also an essential resource for petrology and petrography courses.
Speer for reviewing various portions of the manuscript. It’s just a book I needed for my major, so I don’t know how much this review is really going to help people.
Ribbe, and John A. This book is an excellent reference except that it lacks both index and glossary. Rachel Pingkian rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Elsa rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Refresh and try again. Eruptions that Shook the World Clive Oppenheimer. Numerous students suffered through the evolution of the manuscript. The third minerqlogy of Introduction neses Optical Ophical provides comprehensive coverage of the optical properties of minerals.
Looking for beautiful books? That being said, there is a very well printed interference colors chart in the back of the book.
Review “Nesse’s Introduction to Optical Mineralogy is one of the best books ever written on this topic. Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy 5th Edition. Features of the Third Edition.