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Main Title Heavy minerals in colour /
Author Mange, Maria A.
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Maurer, Heinz F. W.
Publisher Chapman & Hall,
Year Published 1989
OCLC Number 19776730
ISBN 0412439107; 9780412439100; 004445564X; 9780044455646
Subjects Heavy minerals--Identification--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Atlas--(DE-588)4143303-8 ; Schwermineral--(DE-588)4180525-2
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ELBM  QE364.2.H4M36 1989 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/01/1994
Edition 1st ed.
Collation 147 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-141). Includes indexes.
Contents Notes
pt. I. Heavy minerals in the study of sediments: principles and practice. 1. Introduction. 2. Heavy minerals in the study of sediments: their application and limitations. Hydraulic effects. Heavy minerals and grain size. The chemical stability of heavy minerals. 3. Methods. Sampling for heavy mineral analyses. Preparation of samples. Size reduction, disaggregation and cleaning. Sieving. Heavy mineral separation. General considerations. Gravity separation. Centrifuge technique. Miscellaneous separations. Preparation for optical analysis. Splitting of heavy mineral fractions. Grain mounts. Microscopic identification. Grain counting. Study of varietal types. Advanced auxiliary techniques. X-ray diffraction. X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Electron-probe microanalysis. The scanning electron microscope. Cathodoluminescence. 4. Presentation and numerical analysis of heavy mineral data. 5. Application of heavy minerals -- pt. II. Descriptions of heavy minerals. 6. Introduction.