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Textures of the ore minerals and their significance.

Austin Burton Edwards

Textures of the ore minerals and their significance.

by Austin Burton Edwards

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Published by Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ores

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16770423M

    The book is divided into four sections, minerals, crystals, rocks and ores. Section A incorporates nine s, begins with presenting salient features of the earth--its structure and composition. The second Minerals and Mineralogy briefly tells about their diversity and their categorisation and introduces the interesting way they are named. In this book, the author describes with more depth the texture of minerals and attempts to present the most common and significant textural patterns of ore minerals and their genetic significance.

    Acid-Consuming Minerals Carbonate minerals and some other minerals (some silicates, volcanic glasses) in mineral deposits, their host rocks, and watershed rocks: ¾Can help consume acid generated by sulfide oxidation ¾Can generate alkalinity in ground and surface waters, thereby increasing the waters’ ability to buffer acidFile Size: 5MB. "A pictorial record of ore minerals as seen in reflected light. Contains some five-hundred black and white photos of which twenty-three are repeated in colour. The minerals are classified according to their paragenesis and each section of the book commences with notes on the genesis of the ores and on the particular association of ore minerals.

    By Edwards’s grasp of this aspect of mineragraphy enabled him to publish his widely acclaimed Textures of the ore Minerals and Their Significance, which made use of the rapidly advancing knowledge of solid solution phenomena, thanks to the many studies of the atomic structure of minerals that had been undertaken during the ’s. Ore minerals, such as galena and hematite, tend to be distinct in their very _____. great specific gravity. Two distinct minerals may have the same chemical formula. True. In silicate minerals, tetrahedra may be coordinated to form _____. all of the above. In which type of silicate are the greatest proportion of oxygen atoms shared by pairs of.


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Textures of the ore minerals and their significance. Melbourne: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Austin Burton Edwards.

Textures of the ore minerals and their significance. Melbourne, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Austin Burton Edwards. Textures of the ore minerals and their significance.

The manuscript further touches on oxide ore minerals and gangue minerals and non-opaque oxide ore minerals, including quartz, calcite, dolomite, siderite, cerussite, smithsonite, jarosite, tenorite, zincite, and cuprite.

The text is a dependable reference for readers interested in ore minerals and their : Paul Ramdohr. Textures Of The Ore Minerals And Their Significance Edwards A. B | Marlowes Books Textures Of The Ore Minerals And Their Significance Edwards A.

B Book is in general good condition. There is some light reading wear present, but still a presentable copy. The only exception is a small inscription to the inside page.

The microscopic study of ores has been extensive during the past forty years, but a satisfactory classification and definition of textural terms has not been by: Textures paragenesis and zoning of ores and their significance. Textures. Ore microscopy involves not only the identification of individual mineral grains but also the interpretation of ore mineral textures, that is, the relationship between grains.

Tis text has resulted from some forty years of experience during which the author has puzzled over the meaning of ore textures. Te learning process has been slow and is still incomplete. Te bemusement began directly upon leaving the academic confnes, which in retrospect lef one keen young geologist very ill-equipped to interpret the mineralising process.

lished sources. To all workers in ore-mineral microscopy the book may be recommended as a very good summation of the textures of the opaque minerals and interpretations of their genetic significance.

Hrrnnror, Unirersi ly oJ M ichi gan, Ann Arbor, Michigan MINERALS IN WORLD INDUSTRY by H. Vosrurr, pp.,38 tables, 26 figures.

The minerals are identified mainly by their physical properties (color, luster, crystal form, hardness, etc.) by the naked eye or with a hand-lens. Further identification can be made by the help of optical properties in the reflected light (ore minerals) or transmitted light microscope of polished and thin sections, respectively.

MineralFile Size: 46KB. The Ore Minerals and Their Intergrowths focuses on the properties, characteristics, and reactions of ore minerals. The book first offers information on genetic systematics of ore deposits and ore textures.

Discussions focus on meteorites, magmatic, sedimentary, and metamorphic sequences, fabric properties considered from a purely geometric. Understanding ore textures is fundamental to unraveling the genesis of an ore deposit, which in turn allows exploration and mining geologists to build their conceptual models of the deposits they encounter and leads to more successful exploration and exploitation/5(9).

Much new data and many new ideas have emerged in the area of ore geology and industrial minerals since publication of the second edition of this text in The overriding philosophy behind this new edition is the inclusion and integration of this new material within the established framework of the by: ore-mineral phases under the reflected-light microscope qualitatively with the additional use of etching techniques.

These systematic studies resulted in the publication of the first edition of Die Erzmineralien und ihre Verwachsungen [The Ore Minerals and their Intergrowths] in 2. Characteristic Physical Properties of Ore MineralsFile Size: KB.

The peculiarities of ore textures observed in polished handspecimens and polished sections are observed using examples of three deposits of the Soviet Union and Cuba. Each of the above mentioned three types of deposits have distinctly different textures of ores. These textures characterize depositional conditions of the main ore mineral Cited by: 5.

Widespread agreement does not yet exist with respect to the significance of all ore textures. The book is intended to be not a manual but a laboratory aid to graduate and advanced undergraduate students in their microscopic studies of ores, and the writer hopes it may also be of aid to research workers.

In this as in most. O’Brien, E. Hyvönen, in Mineral Deposits of Finland, Magmatic Core. Carbonatites with fully magmatic textures form an elliptical vertical pipe that is located relatively close to the center of the Sokli complex, although not exactly in the center.

Within this inner pipe, carbonatite dominates, but there are many inclusions of metasomatic carbonatite, amphibole rocks, and. Understanding ore textures is fundamental to unraveling the genesis of an ore deposit, which in turn allows exploration and mining geologists to build their conceptual models of the deposits they encounter and leads to more successful exploration and exploitation.

of hydrothermal alteration assemblages and their zonal relationships in the field may provide important evidence that a terrane under assessment is favorable for occurrence of VMS deposits.

Hydrothermal alteration varies widely from district to district and among individual deposits, and the literature on this topic is Size: KB. Author of Atlas of the textural patterns of basic and ultrabasic rocks and their genetic significance, Atlas of the textural patterns of basalts and their genetic significance, Maverick, Atlas of the textural patterns of metamorphosed (transformed and deformed) rocks and their genetic significance, Landmarks and forms, Atlas of metamorphic-metasomatic textures.

Edwards published Textures of the Ore Minerals and their Significance in InEdwards became officer-in-charge of the mineragraphic section of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). From to Edwards lectured part-time in geology at the University of Melbourne, occasionally offering.You must return items in their original packaging and in the same condition as when you received them.

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