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Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World Africa by A. R. Woolley

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Published by Geological Society of London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Igneous rocks,
  • Africa,
  • Earth Sciences - Mineralogy,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12062205M
ISBN 101862390835
ISBN 109781862390836

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Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World Pt. 2: Former USSR and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Although the great diversity of alkaline rocks, with their tion of alkaline rocks and carbonatites with rifting has long been acknowledged. However, many large, diverse relatively exotic rnineralogies. has always attracted the interest of petrologists, as have the more recently defined and important provinces are not widely known, includ­ carbonatites, it could be argued that little progress. Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world. Austin: University of Texas Press ; [London]: British Museum (Natural History), (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alan Robert Woolley. J.E. Mungall, in Treatise on Geochemistry, Carbonatite. Carbonatites are igneous rocks composed of more than 50% carbonate minerals, usually spatially and temporally associated with alkaline silicate magmas, and have somewhat contentious origins. Although carbonatites make up a vanishingly small proportion of the Earth’s crust, they account for a .

Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world.. Alkaline rocks and carbonatites have the most varied and extreme compositions of igneous rocks. This volume describes their occurrences in the former USSR. Rating: Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 3: Africa.: By Alan R. Woolley. The Geological Society. Available from The Geological Society Publishing House, Unit 7, Brassmill Enterprise Centre, Brassmill Lane, Bath BA1 3JN, U.K. , p., £ (US$), £ (US$) for Geological Society members, hardbound, ISBN 1–––: John Gittins. This is the third book in a four-part series, cataloguing the world occurrences of alkaline rocks and carbonatites. The first part lists the occurrences in North and South America (Wooley ) while the second part deals with those in the former U.S.S.R. (Kogarko et al. ).Cited by: This text describes and provides ready access to the literature for all known occurrences of alkaline igneous rocks and carbonatites of Africa. Over occurrences are described from 40 countries. The descriptions include geographical co-ordinates and information of structure, general geology, rock types, petrography, mineralogy, ages, economic aspects and principal .

  Although the great diversity of alkaline rocks, with their tion of alkaline rocks and carbonatites with rifting has long been acknowledged. However, many large, diverse relatively exotic rnineralogies. has always attracted the interest of petrologists, as have the more recently defined and important provinces are not widely known, includ­ carbonatites, it could be argued . Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Part 1: North and South America Hardcover – July 1, by A. R. Woolley (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: Download a pdf order form here The alkaline igneous rocks and carbonatites are compositionally and mineralogically the most diverse of all igneous rocks and, apart from their scientific interest, are of major, and growing, economic importance. They are important repositories of certain metals and commodities, indeed the only significant sources of some of them, and include Nb, the . Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Antarctica, Asia and Europe, Excluding the Former USSR, Australasia and Oceanic Islands, Hardcover by Woolley, Alan R. (EDT), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US.