Tat rated it it was amazing Jul 16, Segal, Doreen Elliott, and Nazneen S. Any book this dense in information really needs at least one of those, especially if it is going to be used as a text book. Colberg, Southern Utah University “Nesse has the most detailed descriptions of the optical properties of rock-forming minerals of any book around. Review “Nesse’s Introduction to Optical Mineralogy is one of the best books ever written on this topic. The fourth edition of Introduction to Optical Mineralogy has been thoroughly revised and updated to increase reading comprehension and improve the clarity of its illustrations. Books by William D.
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Book ratings by Goodreads. The main gripe that I have with the 4th edition is the interference color chart – the colors don’t look natural! Write a customer review. Introduction to Optical Mineralogy.
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Mike Lawson rated it really liked it Mar 21, The chapters on optical theory include discussions of the nature and properties of light, the petrographic microscope, and the behavior of light in isotropic materials and in uniaxial and biaxial anisotropic materials. Egenhofer and Reginald G. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nesse sometimes explains things well, and other times, the book is very convoluted.
Companion CD A Textural Atlas of Minerals in Thin Section by Daniel Schulze contains color images of 65 minerals in thin selection, pictures of common alteration products-all introduction to optical mineralogy nesse by mineral structure and composition-and more than illustrations of important optical properties used in thin selection identification.