Best Reference Books – Advance Mineralogy

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advance Mineralogy subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advance Mineralogy along with reviews.

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1. “Advanced Control and Supervision of Mineral Processing Plants (Advances in Industrial Control)” by Daniel Sbárbaro and René Del Villar

“Advanced Control and Supervision of Mineral Processing Plants (Advances in Industrial Control)” Book Review: This book will benefit the students of chemical, metallurgical and electronic engineering, who are involved in applications of control technology in the treatment of raw materials. It describes the design of soft sensors based on single-point measurements and more complex measurements. The book gives the applications of the techniques in real mineral processing plants. The book analyzes the steady-state and dynamic data reconciliation and their employment in the creation of instrument architecture and fault diagnosis. It discusses the use of distributed control and information management systems in mineral processing. The book consists of various examples and illustrations.

2. “Phosphate and Mineral Homeostasis (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)” by Shaul G Massry and Michel Olmer
3. “Kinetics and Equilibrium in Mineral Reactions (Advances in Physical Geochemistry)” by S K Saxena

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“Kinetics and Equilibrium in Mineral Reactions (Advances in Physical Geochemistry)” Book Review: This book describes the kinetic aspects of compositional variations within individual phases and across crystal boundaries. It discusses the formation of different types of zoning and the exsolution processes in silicates, using kinetic theory. The book aims at physico-chemical history of the rocks. It also describes thermal history of the rocks, including technique study of exsolutions in crystals employing electron microscopy and X-ray structural refinements.

4. “Mineralogy” by Perkins

“Mineralogy” Book Review: The book can be referred by anyone interested in knowing about mineralogy. The book discusses the history and human side of mineralogy. It also gives applications of mineralogy. The book is written in a simple and student-friendly manner.

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5. “Rutley’s Elements of Mineralogy” by Gribble

“Rutley’s Elements of Mineralogy” Book Review: The book is helpful for undergraduate students of engineering and for those who are preparing for competitive exams. It explains the physical and chemical properties of minerals. The book also contains information regarding elements of crystallography, the occurrence of minerals, economic grouping of minerals and the silicate minerals. The book comprises chemical equations, diagrams and tables for easy learning of the topic.

6. “Dana’s Textbook of Mineralogy (with Extended Treatise Crystallography and Physical Mineralogy)” by W E Ford
7. “Mine and Mineral Economics” by Subhash C Ray and Indra N Sinha

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“Mine and Mineral Economics” Book Review: The book can be used by undergraduate and postgraduate students of mining engineering and earth science. The book consists of many figures and numerical questions in each chapter. It explains principles of mine and mineral economics. It approaches towards estimating ore-reserves. The book provides technical information about mineral sampling. It helps in understanding economic and policy issues, programmes and strategies for exploring, mining, beneficiation and marketing activities. The book also discusses mineral industry and the environment.

8. “Rutley’s elements of mineralogy” by Bhatia K K
9. “Optical Mineralogy: The Nonopaque Minerals” by Dana T Griffen and Phillips W R
10. “Introduction to Mineralogy: International Edition” by William D Nesse

“Introduction to Mineralogy: International Edition” Book Review: The book is valuable for undergraduate students pursuing various courses in mineralogy. It explains crystal growth, mineral stability, controls on mineral structure, crystallography and chemical bonding of minerals. It discusses mineral study through various techniques such as physical, optical and X-ray powder diffraction. The book describes information about 100 minerals in detail. The book consists of several line drawings, pictures and photomicrographs. It also provides various tables for better understanding of mineral identification.

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