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Published: 23 October 2014

160 Pages | Approx 30 black and white line drawings


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
  • Emphasizes the importance of minerals as resources
  • 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 - over six million copies sold worldwide