Best Reference Books – Ore Geology

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

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Ore Geology 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 "Ore Geology" 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. “Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits” by Branes H L

“Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits” Book Review: This book describes the topics related to geochemistry of hydrothermal ore deposits. Main chapters included are hydrothermal mineral deposits, magmas and hydrothermal fluids, thermal aspects of ore formation. Other topics mentioned are Oxygen in hydrogen isotope relationships in hydrothermal mineral deposits, fluid inclusion studies of hydrothermal ore deposit. Research findings and discoveries on hydrothermal ore deposits is discussed in this book. This book is suitable for applied geology and advanced chemistry students.

2. “The Geology of Ore Deposits” by Guilbert J M and Park C F

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“The Geology of Ore Deposits” Book Review: This book presents the information regarding the geology of or deposits. Main topics included are ore-bearing fluids, Movement of the ore bearing fluids, deposition of the ores. Other topics mentioned are Wall rock alteration and gangue, Paragenesis, paragenetic sequence, zoning. Summaries are provided at the end of each chapter. all the topics are discussed in detail with proper examples and figures. Students studying applied geology can refer to this book.

3. “Ore Geology and Industrial Minerals” by Evans A M

“Ore Geology and Industrial Minerals” Book Review: This book is an introduction to ore geology and industrial minerals. Important chapters mentioned are Some elementary aspects of mineral economics, the nature and morphology of the principal types of ore deposit, textures and structures of ore and gangue minerals. Other topics included are Wall rock alteration, classification of ore deposits, the pegmatitic environment. Images and figures are provided for students to understand the topics easily. all the figures and tables are labelled in detail. This book is useful for advanced geology students.

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4. “Ore Microscopy and Petrography” by James R Craig and David J Vaughan

“Ore Microscopy and Petrography” Book Review: This book discusses the basic techniques used in ore microscopy and ore petrography. Main topics included are the preparation of samples, quantitative methods, applications of ore microscopy, ore mineral assemblages occurring. Ancillary techniques and references are also added in this book. Numerous examples and tables of data are provided for easy understanding of the concepts. This book is useful for advanced geology students.

5. “Time and Strata Bound Ore Deposits” by Klemm D D and Schnieder H J

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“Time and Strata Bound Ore Deposits” Book Review: This book describes the main problem of time and strata bond formation of ore deposit in the past decade. Topics mentioned are factors of time information of strata bound ore deposits, plate tectonics and mineralization in China. Other chapters included are phase boundaries as an instrument for metal concentration in geological systems, Genesis of the King island scheelite mine. A total of 28 chapters are discussed in length. This book is useful for advanced geological students.

6. “Ore Geology, Economic Minerals and Mineral Economics, Vol. 1” by S K Tiwari

“Ore Geology, Economic Minerals and Mineral Economics, Vol. 1” Book Review: This book discusses the topic of ore geology, economic minerals and mineral economics. Main topics included are various types of building stones, bulk materials, rock, ore formation periods. Other topics mentioned are increasing concerns for environment ocean resources, forest resources, criteria for mineral exploration and investment. This book is divided into 3 sections and all the sections include multiple chapters which are discussed at great length. Students studying geology, environmental science, mining engineering can refer to this book.

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7. “Ore Geology, Economic Minerals and Mineral Economics, Vol. 2” by S K Tiwari

“Ore Geology, Economic Minerals and Mineral Economics, Vol. 2” Book Review: This book describes the main topics of economic minerals and ore geology. This book is divided into 3 sections covering multiple topics. Topics mentioned are ore formation periods, forms, structures, tectonics and mineralization. Other chapters mentioned are Discussion on deposits of diamond, gold, iron, zinc. This book can be useful to researchers of theology, students of geography and students preparing for competitive exams like GATE, CSIR-UGC, SLET.

8. “The Geology of Ore Deposits” by H H 1876 Thomas and Donald Alexander Macalister
9. “An Introduction to Ore Geology” by Anthony M Evans

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“An Introduction to Ore Geology” Book Review: This book is an introduction to ore geology. It contains approaches for mineral exploration and all the topics are emphasized on ore environments. Various theories of ore Genesis for mineral exploration are discussed. Other topics included are Diamonds, disseminated gold deposits, uranium deposits. This book is useful for undergraduate students of geography and geology.

10. “The Geology of Ore Deposits” by Thomas Herbert Henry
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