Single-Chain Silicates (Second edition)
Geological Society of London Rock-Forming Minerals
First published 1978 680 pages; Hardback; Volume 2A
"The authors are to be congratulated and thanked for their tremendous accomplishment in rendering an enormous mass of published information into a comprhensive and comprehensible form. For anyone engaged in the study of rock-forming minerals or the origin and stability of rocks this volume is absolutley necessary."
A second edition, in two parts, of Volume 2 of this well-known reference series. This volume deals mainly with the pyroxene minerals, but also with pyroxenoids, sapphirine and aenigmatite. The double-chain silicates are covered in Volume 2B.
W.A. Deer, R.A. Howie, and J. Zussman
Geological Society of London
April 01, 1997
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