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Author Le Maitre, R. W

Title Igneous rocks : a classification and glossary of terms : recommendations of the International Union of Geological Sciences, Subcommission on the Systematics of Igneous Rocks / R.W. Le Maitre (editor) ... [et al.]
Edition 2nd ed
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (254 p.)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Albert Streckeisen; Foreword to 1st edition; Chairman's Preface; Editor's Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Classification and nomenclature; 3 Glossary of terms; 4 Bibliography of terms; Appendix A Lists of participants; Appendix B Recommended IUGS names; Appendix C IUGSTAS software package
Summary This indispensable reference guide presents a complete classification of igneous rocks based on all the recommendations of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) Subcommission on the Systematics of Igneous Rocks. It contains a fully updated glossary containing 1637 terms and a bibliography of source references for each entry
Analysis Electronic books
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Geology
Igneous rocks -- Classification
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
NATURE -- Rocks & Minerals.
Rocks, Igneous.
Igneous rocks.
Genre/Form Classification.
Form Electronic book
Author Le Maitre, R. W. (Roger Walter)
International Union of Geological Sciences. Subcommission on the Systematics of Igneous Rocks
LC no. 2001052450
ISBN 1280417676