Introduction to Optical Mineralogy by William D. Nesse, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Meteoritical Society, Printed in USA. Book Review. Introduction to optical mineralogy, by William D. Nesse. Third edition. Oxford University Press, The third edition of Introduction to Optical Mineralogy provides comprehensive coverage of the optical properties of minerals. It describes in detail more than .

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Nesse Snippet view – The main gripe that I have with the 4th edition introfuction the interference color chart – the colors don’t look natural! Book ratings by Goodreads.

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Skip to main content. Sarah Paik rated it liked it May 14, The third edition of Introduction to Optical Mineralogy provides comprehensive coverage of the optical properties of minerals.

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Steve rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Books by William D. The chapters on optical theory include discussions of the nature and properties mimeralogy US Higher Education Not for profit. Monday – Friday, 8: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Introduction to optical mineralogy William D.

Carmen Winn rated it it was amazing Dec 25, Otherwise this book does a great job. The 3rd edition interference color chart looks way more realistic. Introduction to Optical Mineralogy by William D. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Optical Mineralogy. Colberg, Southern Utah University “Nesse has the minerapogy detailed descriptions of the optical properties of rock-forming minerals of any book around.


Identification Tables Appendix C: Revised chapters on optical theory discuss the optjcal microscope, the nature and properties of light, the behavior of light in isotropic and anisotropic materials, and uniaxial and biaxial anisotropic optics. Readers will find descriptive information on over common rock forming minerals, and many photomicrographs and illustrations.

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