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Published: 01 December 2014

144 Pages | Approx 30 black and white line drawings

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199682843

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Minerals: A Very Short Introduction

David Vaughan

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a unique overview of modern mineralogy
  • Explains how minerals grow and transform deep in the Earth
  • Explores the importance of mineral impact on human health
  • Places mineral 'evolution' in the context of cosmology and planetology
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide