Sedimentary Rocks in the Field: A Colour Guide by Dorrik A.V. Stow

By Dorrik A.V. Stow

rules and ideas in sedimentology are altering swiftly yet primary box paintings and information assortment stay the root of the technology. This publication is meant as a consultant to the popularity and outline of sedimentary rocks within the box. It goals to assist the geologist be aware of what to monitor and list and the way top to interpret this knowledge.

The emphasis is on illustrating the relevant varieties of sedimentary rocks and the publication includes over four hundred fantastic color photographs and drawings. The introductory bankruptcy defines the most forms of sedimentary rock and their preliminary reputation, by way of a bit highlighting defense within the box. the writer is going directly to describe the most box concepts and offers a accomplished precis of the relevant features of sedimentary rocks. there's a bankruptcy on all the major rock varieties and on the way to interpret facies and their gains by way of depositional environments and financial value.

This publication is of worth to scholars, novice fanatics geologists.

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