Best Reference Books – Applied Mineralogy

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Applied 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 Applied Mineralogy along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Applied Mineralogy subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Applied Mineralogy" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Applied Mineralogy: A Quantitative Approach” by M P Jones
2. “Applied Mineralogy: Applications in Industry and Environment” by Swapna Mukherjee

“Applied Mineralogy: Applications in Industry and Environment” Book Review: This book covers all sections of mineralogy and demonstrates its applications in various fields. The book starts with the very fundamental concept of mineralogy explaining in-depth. It also illustrates the implications of the different concepts of mineral chemistry, crystallographic structures and their effects producing various mineral properties. Further it explains various concepts of mineralogy like geothermobarometry, mineral thermodynamics and phase diagrams. It also includes mineral exploration and analysis, and marine minerals. At the end, the book covers applications in industrial, medicinal and environmental mineralogy. It also includes different analytical techniques and their significance in handling specific types of mineralogical issues.

3. “Abrasives (Applied Mineralogy Technische Mineralogie)” by Loring Jr Coes
4. “Highlights in Applied Mineralogy” by Soraya Heuss-Abichler and Georg Amthauer

“Highlights in Applied Mineralogy” Book Review: This book explains current research on different outstanding minerals such as garnets used as components in all solid state batteries, delafossite formation during wastewater treatment. It also demonstrates monazites for the immobilization of high level radioactive waste or hydroxyapatite as bioactive material for various medical implant applications. The book covers topics including High-technology materials, environmental mineralogy, biomineralization, biomimetics and medical mineralogy.

5. “Applied Mineralogy in the Mining Industry” by W Petruk

“Applied Mineralogy in the Mining Industry” Book Review: This book provides a different photomicrograph of mineral polished sections, tables giving chemical and mineralogical analysis of graphs, and flowsheets. It is an important guide for the students who are new to the fields as well as a good reference book for professionals. It explains how ore processes occurred, different types of ores and solution of ore problems. It also illustrates different applications in practice with important conceptual theory.

6. “Applied Minerology in Research, Economy, Technology, Ecology and Culture” by RAMMLMAIR
7. “Applied Mining Geology (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences)” by Marat Abzalov

“Applied Mining Geology (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences)” Book Review: This book explains a comprehensive overview of the important operational principles of modern mining geology. It maintains a good balance between theory and practice. The book gives a wide range of content to specialists, students, lecturers and experienced geologists. It covers complete descriptions of mining geology techniques including different conventional methods and new techniques. The book can be used as a reference book for mining projects and optimizing mining geology procedures. The application of these methods is demonstrated using various case studies and is facilitated by computer-assisted scripts such as electronic supplementary material.

8. “Applied Mineralogical Thermodynamics: Selected Topics” by Niranjan D Chatterjee
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