Mineralogy of Quartz and Silica Minerals
by Jens Götze (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 276
The present book reports recent contributions from research in the field of quartz and other silica minerals. The various forms of silica (SiO2) represent important constituents of the Earth crust and play a central role in the composition of geological materials. In particular, quartz is widely used as a raw material in numerous industrial sectors. The knowledge of the formation and specific properties of SiO2 rocks and minerals is indispensable for the understanding and reconstruction of geological processes, as well as for specific technical applications.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by S. W. Lohman - U. S. Government Printing Office
Arches National Park is located on the Colorado River 6 km north of Moab, Utah. It is known for containing over 2000 natural sandstone arches, including the famous Delicate Arch, in addition to a variety of unique geological resources and formations.
by J. Richard Wilson - BookBoon
After a brief introduction to the Rock Cycle, this text presents the properties of minerals and introduces crystallography. The most important rock-forming minerals are then dealt with in a systematic way, followed by the three main rock groups.
by Jon F. Claerbout - Blackwell Science Inc
Prospecting for oil begins with seismic soundings. The echoes are processed into images that reveal the earth's geological history. This book describes the image-making process, it uses the wave equation directly in the image-making process.
by Robert Fox Sorsbie - Griffin
A knowledge of geology is of the first importance to the practical engineer. The author compiled the requisite information in a clear and concise manner in one volume, in the hope that it may serve as a handy book of reference.