5 edition of Geology of world gem deposits found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by S.L. VanLandingham.|
|Contributions||VanLandingham, Sam L.|
|LC Classifications||QE392 .G53 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 406 p. :|
|Number of Pages||406|
|LC Control Number||83018660|
Geology of Gem Deposits is the most recent addition to the classic short course volumes published by the Mineralogical Association of Canada. Although not as comprehensive as the title might imply, this volume does contain overview papers devoted (in varying degrees) to the geology of diamond, beryl, corundum, chrysoberyl, tanzanite and tsarvorite, topaz, and jade deposits, as well as gem. Today, it’s privately owned and is a popular site to hunt for amazonite, a greenish gem named after the Amazon River, and 80 other gems and .
Since the first edition (Wilhelm & Walther E. Petrascheck ), the book was intended to provide a concise introduction to the geological setting of mineral deposits, including its application to. W. Dan Hausel (geologist, prospector, and author) discovered more than one world-class mineral deposit, a few major gold, diamond and gemstone deposits and made more than a hundred other significant mineral discoveries. Professor Hausel was a member of a 7-man discovery team of the Donlin Creek gold deposit in Alaska in Reviews:
The Geology (from Qld Dept of Mineral Resources). Sapphires are of volcanic origin and occur in alluvial deposits in either present day or fossil drainage systems that drain volcanic terrains composed of alkali-volcanic rocks, mainly basaltic lavas and pyroclastics of Tertiary and Quaternary age. Get this from a library! Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine: including feldspar, quartz, mica and gem deposits. [Edson S Bastin; Geological Survey (U.S.)].
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Gemstones of the World: A book by Robert Schumann. Over one million copies sold. Tumbled Stones. Geology of Gems - The first comprehensive book on the geology of gem deposits.
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This short course volume looks at gemstones from 4/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Geology of world gem deposits. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, © (OCoLC) Document Type.
About this book. This short course volume looks at gemstones from a geological perspective and reviews Geology of world gem deposits book current understanding of diamond, ruby, sapphire, and emerald deposits, but also examines the lesser-known colored gems.
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The book contains pages. About 1/3 of them contain basic information about gemstones. The other 2/3 of the pages are dedicated to descriptions and photos of individual gems and gem materials. The aim of this chapter is to review the locations, mineralogy and briefly the origins of the major gem deposits in Myanmar.
Myanmar is fortunate in containing. Very few books have been written about the geology of gem deposits. This is the first comprehensive English language publication to place gem deposits into a concise geological and genetic framework.
Eighteen chapters devoted to specific information about specific gem materials. The World of Mineral Deposits: A Beginner's Guide to Economic Geology. Roadside Bedrock and Mining Geology of the Upper Peninsula Michigan, United States (Roadside Geology of the Midwest) (Volume 2) A text-book of mining geology for the use of mining students and miners.
by James Park. out of 5 stars 3. Maps of many of the important deposits are included, showing the exact locations of major deposits of principal precious and ornamental gemstones of the world. Following the mineral / gem descriptions, the author has included a chapter relative to the economic – geological types of gemstone deposits.
A great book for reading, reference or exploring. This textbook-size (7" x ") guidebook by Ronald Louis Bonewitz presents interesting facts about hundreds of different rocks, gems, minerals and fossils. Contains pages with hundreds of full-color illustrations and index. This book is REALLY nice. More information, table of contents.
Type IA deposits are typified by the prolific emerald mines of central Zambia, of which Kagem is thought to be the world’s largest open-pit mine for colored gemstones (Behling and Wilson, ). The emerald deposits are hosted by Cr-rich (3, to 4, ppmw) talc-chlorite ± actinolite ± magnetite metabasic rocks of the Muva Supergroup.
Diamond / Thomas Stachel --The geology and genesis of gem corundum deposits / Gaston Giuliani [and others] --The geology of gems and their geographic origins / Gaston Giuliani [and others] --Emerald / Lee A. Groat [and others] --Non-emerald gem beryl / David Turner & Lee A.
Groat --Chrysoberyl / Daniel Marshall & Lori Walton --Tsavorite and. Prior tomore than 80% of all diamonds were derived from secondary deposits; bythis figure was less than 25% (Levinson et al., ).
Diamond is the only mineral commodity extracted from kimberlite- or lamproite-hosted deposits. Diamonds are subdivided into industrial, near-gem, and gem.
Geology of Gems provides for the first time in English a more complete review of the results of their work and an understanding of their considerations and conclusions on the genesis of such deposits. The strength of the book lies the geologic-genetic approach to gemstone deposits throughout the world.
The aim of this chapter is to review the locations, mineralogy and briefly the origins of the major gem deposits in Myanmar. Myanmar is fortunate in containing world-class gem deposits, such as the finest pigeon's-blood-coloured ruby from the Mogok Stone Tract in Mandalay Division, the Mong Hsu ruby deposit in Shan State and imperial coloured jadeite jade from Kachin State (Fig.
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Diamond / Thomas Stachel --The geology and genesis of gem corundum deposits / Gaston Giuliani [and others] --Emerald / Lee A. Groat [and others] --Non-emerald gem beryl / David Turner & Lee A.
Groat --Chrysoberyl / Daniel Marshall & Lori Walton --Tanzanite and tsarovite / Lori Walton & Daniel Marshall --Topaz / Daniel Marshall & Lori Walton.
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$ Minerals of the World Rocks Gems Geology Mining book. $ Weight: LBS Shipping: Calculated at checkout Current Stock. Detailed worldwide locality information is provided for each mineral, and maps of many of the important deposits are included.
Following the mineral / gem descriptions, the authors have included a chapter relative to the economic – geological types of gemstone deposits and the principal regularities in their spatial distribution.Wyoming Gemstones Gemstones. Gemstone is a broad term encompassing any mineral that is attractive enough, after being cut and polished, to be used for personal us (gem) and semiprecious (near-gem) are relative terms that distinguish more valuable stones from less valuable stones relative to prevailing markets.
A brief examination of the Wyoming State Geologic Map gives. The Geology of Gem Deposits (Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course Series) by Lee A. Groat (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important?
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