Photo Atlas Of Mineral Pseudomorphism by J. Theo Kloprogge

Photo Atlas Of Mineral Pseudomorphism

byJ. Theo Kloprogge, Rob Lavinsky, Stretch Young

Hardcover | October 1, 2017

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Photo Atlas of Mineral Pseudomorphismprovides a comprehensive overview on the topic of pseudomorphism in which one mineral is replaced by another but still maintains its original crystal form a phenomenon that is far more common than currently thought and is extremely important in understanding the geologic history of rocks. There are many examples of pseudomorphs, but they have never been brought together in a single reference book that features high-resolution, full-color pseudomorph formations together with the original minerals that they have replaced. This book is the essential reference book for mineralogists, geologists or anyone who encounters mineral pseudomorphism in their work.



  • Presents the only reference book on mineral pseudomorph formations
  • Contains 500 high-resolution full color photos, along with a theoretical explanation of the geological processes that resulted in the pseudomorph formation
  • Authored by J. Theo Kloprogge, who has more than 25 years of experience as a mineralogist

About The Author

J. Theo Kloprogge MSc Geology, PhD Geology/Chemistry, is an Honorary Senior Fellow, at School of Earth Sciences, University of Queensland, and Editor/Author of CMS Workshop Lectures Volume 13 - The Application of Vibrational Spectroscopy to Clay Minerals and Layered Double Hydroxides. During the past 25+ years Dr. Kloprogge has been wo...

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Title:Photo Atlas Of Mineral PseudomorphismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 1, 2017Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128036745

ISBN - 13:9780128036747

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Native Elements 3. Sulfides and Sulfosalts 4. Oxides and Hydroxides 5. Halides 6. Carbonates 7. Borates 8. Sulphates 9. Phosphates, Arsenates, and Vanadates 10. Antimonates 11. Molybdates and Tungstates 12. Nesosilicates 13. Cyclosilicates 14. Inosilicates 15. Phyllosilicates 16. Tectosilicates 17. Fossils