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Handbooks of Rocks

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Handbooks of Rocks

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A Handbook of Rocks for Use without the Microscope, with a Glossary of the Names of Rocks and of other Lithological Terms. by James Furman Kemp.  1911. Hardover.

Contents:

  • Chapter I - Introduction. Rock Forming Minerals. Principles of Classification
  • Chapter II - General Introduction to the Igneous Rocks. Classification
  • Chapter III - The Igneous Rocks, Continued.  The Rocks whose chief feldspar is orthoclase. The Phonolites and Nephelite-Syenites.
  • Chapter IV - The Igneous Rocks, Continued.  The Dacite-Quartz-Diorite Series and the Andesite-Diorite Series
  • Chapter V - The Igneous Rocks, Continued.  The Basalt-Gabbro Series.  The Feldspar-free basalts.  The Pyroxenites and Peridotites. Ultra-basic Igneous Rocks
  • Chapter VI - Remarks in review of Igneous Rocks
  • Chapter VII - The Aqueous and Eolian Rocks.  Introduction.  The Breccias and Mechanical Sediments not Limestones.
  • Chapter VIII - Limestones. Organic remains not Limestones. Rocks precipitated from solution.  Determination of the Aqueous and Eolian Rocks
  • Chapter IX - The Metamorphic Rocks. Introduction.  The Rocks formed by Contact Metamorphism.
  • Chapter X - The Metalmorphic Rocks, continued.  The Rocks produced by Regional Metamorphism.  Introduction.  The Gneisses and Crystalline Schists
  • Chapter XI - The Metamorphic Rocks, continued.  The Rocks produced by Regional Metamorphism.  The Quartzites and Slates.  The Crystalline Limestones and Dolomites.  The Ophicalcites, Serpentines and Soapstones
  • Chapter XII - The Metamorphic Rocks, concluded.  the Rocks produced by Atmospheric Weathering. The Determination of Metalmorphic rocks.
  • Chapter XIII - The Recalculation of the Chemical Analyses.

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