Textures of geological materials

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Published by DGM Informationsgesellschaft in Oberursel .

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  • Rocks -- Texture -- Congresses.

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Statementeditors, H.J. Bunge ... [et al.].
ContributionsBunge, H.-J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE431.6.P5 T38 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination399 p. :
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL926514M
ISBN 103883552003
LC Control Number95225762
OCLC/WorldCa32419658

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Textures of geological materials. Oberursel: DGM Informationsgesellschaft, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H -J Bunge.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This book contains the proceedings of a meeting and. This book constitutes an invaluable reference text for researchers and professionals working on texture analysis in metallurgy, materials science and engineering, physics and geology.

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Petrography is a subfield of Petrology. In this course, most of the lecture material falls under the field of Petrology, while File Size: KB. Part of a series, Geology of Construction Materials aims to show the connections between academic geology and the needs of the extractive industry by recognising that there is a direct relationship between the processes of mineral formation in the Earth's crust and the mode of occurrence and essential properties of the s: 1.

Book Description: Texture is a fundamental material characteristic which results from the microstructural evolution that takes place during various processes, including the thermomechanical deformation of materials. Therefore, texture-related phenomena will continue to be of great importance, because of their scientific interest as well as.

Textures of Igneous Rocks: Texture of a rock is the appearance of the rock and how one feels touching it. The size and shape of the mineral grains or crystals and the pattern of their arrangement give a texture to the rock. The texture of a rock provides a clue whether the magma cooled fast or slowly and where the rock was formed.

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12 Sedimentary Rocks 14 Metamorphic Rocks 27 Engineering Characteristics of Rock Masses 30 Rock-Mass Description and Classification Chemical texture is derived from mineral precipitation. Such rocks form when mineral constituents in solution become saturated and inorganically precipitate.

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Texture (or rock microstructure) in geology refers to the relationship between the materials of which a rock is composed. The broadest textural classes are crystalline (in which the components are intergrown and interlocking crystals), fragmental (in which there is an accumulation of fragments by some physical process), aphanitic (in which crystals are not visible to the unaided eye), and.

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The input images are typically. In materials science, texture is the distribution of crystallographic orientations of a polycrystalline sample (it is also part of the geological fabric).A sample in which these orientations are fully random is said to have no distinct texture.

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Quartzite is a nonfoliated metamorphic rock that consists mostly of 's usually a white to pale gray rock, but occurs in other colors, including red and pink (from iron oxide), yellow, blue, green, and orange. Other articles where Texture is discussed: rock: Texture: The texture of a rock is the size, shape, and arrangement of the grains (for sedimentary rocks) or crystals (for igneous and metamorphic rocks).

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The word structure is used in a sense to describe the mutual relationships between different parts of the same rock (eg. layering is described. The sub-ophitic textures are still evident, although the plagioclase has experienced extensive alteration, most of the pyroxene and interstitial material has transformed into actinolite, and other interstitial material has turned into fine-grained, brown sheet silicates.

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Introduction. This section takes into consideration everything we have discussed so far. We will take a glance back at the formation of rocks and minerals, concentrating on mineral and energy resources. These resources focus mainly on our fossil fuels—oil, natural gas and coal. Igneous rock is formed when liquid rock freezes into solid rock.

This molten material is called magma when it is in the ground and lava when it is on the surface. Only the Earth’s outer core is liquid; the Earth’s mantle and crust are naturally solid.

However, there are a few minor pockets of magma that form near the surface where geologic processes cause melting.

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