The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope, Volume 3: An Optical by Bernhard Pracejus PDF

By Bernhard Pracejus

This can be a very precise color atlas for ore/opaque minerals (ore microscopy) with the most emphasis on identify and synonyms, mineral staff, chemical composition, information regarding significant formation setting, optical information, mirrored image colour/shade comparability with four common/standard minerals of the same color or gray color, as much as five fine quality photographs for every mineral with scale, and a quick description of the images. A compilation from the various well-known guides within the box of ore microscopy yielded a listing of 431 minerals are incorporated during this atlas. * Concise complete color pictorial reference for scientists and geologists* Explains the best way to describe and determine microscopic samples of minerals* attracts fabric from renowned literature yielding over four hundred diverse minerals

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B Anhedral iron (light grey) with goethite rim (various darker grey shades), ilmenite (brownish pleochroism), silicates (dark grey); Basalt Quarry Bühl near Kassel, Germany [j]; Nic. // C Iron (dark grey), goethite (dark grey), ilmenite (bluish grey anisotropy), silicates (brown and multicolour internal reflections); Basalt Quarry Bühl near Kassel, Germany [j]; Nic. 07-30 Iron Kamacite Wairauite Fe alpha-(Fe,Ni) CoFe – 4/m 3 2/m – 4/m 3 2/m – 4/m 3 2/m Descriptions A Massive kamacite (medium grey, main mineral) with seams of taenite (medium grey) and unidentified mineral (same grey shade as taenite); Meteorite, locality unknown [d]; Nic.

12-60 Ferdisilicite (Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3 (Fe,Ni)3Si Fe3Si Fe2Si Fe5Si3 FeSi FeSi2 3m – 4/m 3 2/m – 4/m 3 2/m – 4/m 3 2/m 6/m 2/m 2/m 23 4/m 2/m 2/m Descriptions A Anhedral exsolution of gupeiite (lightest mineral, cream-white) and fersilicite (darkest mineral) in xifengite (light cream); Isovskaja Field, Priasovje, Ukraine [h]; Nic. 12-60 Ferdisilicite (Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3 (Fe,Ni)3Si Fe3Si Fe2Si Fe5Si3 FeSi FeSi2 3m – 4/m 3 2/m – 4/m 3 2/m – 4/m 3 2/m 6/m 2/m 2/m 23 4/m 2/m 2/m Descriptions A Anhedral grain of xifengite (very light cream) with inclusions of gupeiite (slightly lighter than xifengite) and fersilicite (slightly darker than xifengite); Isovskaja Field, Priasovje, Ukraine [h]; Nic.

03-20 Khatyrkite Al (Cu,Zn)Al (Cu,Zn)Al2 – 4/m 3 2/m ortho. 4/m 2/m 2/m Descriptions A Anhedral native aluminium (light grey, “grainy” appearance); mud volcano, Caspian Sea near Baku, Azerbaidzhan [h]; Nic. // B Native aluminium (fine multicolour reflections); mud volcano, Caspian Sea near Baku, Azerbaidzhan [h]; Nic. 04-40 Cadmium Zn Cu3Zn2 (Cu,Zn,Fe,Al,Cr) CuZn2 Cd 6/m 2/m 2/m cub. – 4/m 3 2/m cub. 6/m 2/m 2/m Descriptions A Rounded grain of native cadmium (white, many scratches); West Verkhoyansky Range, Siberia, Russia [h]; Nic.

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