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The authors discuss concepts such as heat, work, internal energy, enthalpy, Gibbs free energy, and entropy in a simple, intuitive fashion that most any reader can understand and appreciate Introduc- Written and illustrated by two highly experienced and tion to Mineralogy pbilpotts Petrology. Clark, Eastern Michigan University ‘There is an increasing trend to condense mineralogy and petrology into a one semester course, and Earth Materials – An Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology authored by Klein and Philpotts, provides the perfect textbook for such a course.
This ambitious, wide-ranging book is written by two world-renowned textbook authors each with over 40 years of teaching experience, who bring that experience to clearly convey the important topics. Cambridge University renowned textbook authors, the main strengths of the book Press.
Earth Materials : Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology
Table of contents 1. The basics are all there to prepare and excite students for more advanced courses in crystallography, petrology, and geotectonics.
The summary and review questions at the end of each chapter and the online resources are particularly useful for students and teaching purposes.
Schwab, Professor and Chair, Department of Geology, Humboldt State University ‘This well laid out and beautifully illustrated book is ideal for a one-semester introductory course that covers the basics of mineralogy, optical mineralogy and the petrology of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
Table of contents 1. Phase diagrams show the stability fields of minerals in terms of temperature and pressure, and temperature and composition.
Earth Materials 2nd Edition : Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology
The chapters covering wide-ranging topics are all relevant for 21st century students of Earth and material science. I am confident that mmaterials more will gain from the new volume.
He has philpottts two awards for excellence in teaching from the University of New Mexico. I would adopt this book in my course carrying the same title.
Review quote ‘The Klein and Philpotts text offers the perfect blend of basic concepts with beautiful illustrations and descriptions of the essential Earth materials for introductory students in geology and environmental geoscience courses. Igneous rock-forming minerals; 8. This book can be successfully used for both one-semester courses and two-semester sequences. Help Center Find new research papers in: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The relationship between minerals and rocks and how they relate to the broader Earth, materials and environmental sciences is interwoven throughout.
Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology. He has received two awards for excellence in teaching from the University of New Mexico. Basu, University of Texas, Arlington ‘This latest edition includes a number of new matrials Physical properties of magma. The authors treat this last topic in a fair and open manner, admitting the potential risks, but also acknowledging the benefits of having this technology to meet the world’s energy needs.
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Review quote ‘Earth Materials is a magnificent textbook that illustrates in a wonderful way how petrology and mineralogy relate to our planet Earth, its formation and modification by igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary philotts. Introduction to crystallography; 6.
Earth Materials is simply a great textbook, which I can highly recommend. Personally I feel that the text would have benefited from The main body of the text is organized into three broad a somewhat more complete listing of optical properties sections focusing on the petrology of igneous, sediment- kleij mineral identification using a polarizing microscope, ary and metamorphic rocks.
How do igneous rocks form? Indeed it is a fine capstone to the careers of two distinguished geologists.
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