Describes in detail physical, optical, and X-ray powder diffraction techniques of mineral study
Outlines common chemical analytical methods
Provides thorough descriptions of more than 100 common minerals, emphasizing the geologic contexts within which they occur
Includes tables and diagrams that help students identify minerals using both physical and optical properties
Incorporates numerous line drawings, photographs, and photomicrographs that elucidate complex concepts
Introduction to Mineralogy can be packaged with Daniel Schulze's An Atlas of Minerals in Thin Section for use in your course for a nominal additional fee.