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Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition
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Part 1 Optical mineralogy
The polarizing microscope
Description of minerals
Shape and habit of crystals
Colour and pleochroism
Cleavage
Relief
Birefringence
Extinction angles
Twinning and zoning
Undulose extinction and sub-grain structure
Alteration
Grain sizePart 2 Minerals
Olivine
Orthopyroxene
Clinopyroxene
Two-pyroxene intergrowth
Amphibole
Biotite
Muscovite
Chlorite
Quartz
Feldspars
Sanidine
Microcline
Plagioclase
Nepheline
Calcite
Garnet
Opaque mineralsPart 3 Igneous rocks
Peridotite
Basalt
Olivine basalt
Basalt
Dolerite
Olivine gabbro
Gabbro
Andesite
Diorite
Granodiorite
Rhyolite
Microgranite
Granite
Alkali granite
Phonolite
Nepheline syenite
Lamprophyre
IgnimbritePart 4 Sedimentary rocks
Terrigenous clastic rocks
Carbonate rocks
Quartz arenite
Feldspars in sedimentary rocks
Sub-arkose
Arkose
Sub-litharenite
Litharenite
Wacke/Greywacke
Micaceous sandstone
Calcareous sandstone
Glauconitic sandstone
Mudstone
Ooid grainstone
Ooid packstone
Bioclast packstone
Bioclast wackestone
Intraclast grainstone
Peloid grainstone
Carbonate mudstone
Dolomite
Radiolarian chert
Replacement chert
Evaporite
Ooidal ironstone
Banded ironstone
Volcaniclastic rocks
Porosity in sedimentary rocksPart 5 Metamorphic rocks
Textures of metamorphic rocks
Schistosity and schists
Gneissic foliation and gneisses
Mylonite
Cataclasite
Crenulations
Lineations
Reaction textures
Metamorphosed mudstones (pelites)
Chloritoid schist
Garnet mica schist
Staurolite schist
Kyanite gneiss
Garnet-sillimanite gneiss
Andalusite-cordierite hornfels
Garnet-cordierite hornfels (Granofels)
Metamorphosed carbonate rocks
Forsterite and diopside marble
Metamorphosed basic rocks
Garnet epidote amphibolite
Amphibolite
Two pyroxene granofels
Glaucophane-lawsonite-schist (Blueschist)
Glaucophane-epidote (Blue) schist
Eclogite
Ultramafic rocksAppendices

About the Author

W.S. MacKenzie was Emeritus Professor of Petrology at the University of Manchester, England. A.E. Adams is retired Senior Lecturer in Geology at the University of Manchester, England. K.H. Brodie is Senior Lecturer in Geology at the University of Manchester, England.

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