A Color Atlas of Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section

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This book gives a clear and accessible introduction to the use of thin sections in the study Petrography--the scientific description of rocks. Illustrated with a wealth of full color thin section photographs, the book explains how to observe mineral and rock samples under the microscope. Covers diagnostic features of minerals and all rock types--igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic--with equal emphasis and authority.

A Color Atlas of Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section 1994, Wiley, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780470233382

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