Please contact the Book review editor or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to review one of the books on this list, or another relevant title. Keep the book as a perk for your time and effort. Am Min book reviews tend to be 500 and 1500 words in length. Expected turnaround time is 3-6 months, ideally, from receipt of the book.
♦ Minerals: Their Constitution and Origin, 2nd Edition (2016) By Hans-Rudolf Wenk and Andrey Bulakh Cambridge University Press
♦ Glaciovolcanism on Earth and Mars (2016) By John L. Smellie and Benjamin R. Edwards Cambridge University Press
♦ Les mineraux: Sciences et collections (2016, in French) By Jean-Claude Boulliard CNRS Editions
♦ Mineralogy of Uranium and Thorium (2016) By Robert J. Lauf Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
♦ Atlas of Ore Minerals: Focus on Epithermal Deposits of Argentina Edited by Werner H. Paar, Milka K. de Brodtkorb, Hubert Putz, and Robert F. Martin Mineralogical Association of Canada Special Publications Volume 11
♦ Global Volcanic Hazards and Risk Loughlin et al. Cambridge University Press
♦ Geochemistry of Geologic CO2 Sequestration Donald J. DePaolo, David R. Cole, Alexandra Navrotsky, and Ian C. Bourg, Editors. RIMG Volume 77 (2013)
♦ Geoinformatics: Cyberinfrastructure for the Solid Earth Sciences G. Randy Keller, Chaitanya Baru Cambridge University Press
(Note: new titles at top of list)
This is a listing of recent book reviews published in American Mineralogist.
Geophysical Data Analysis: Discrete Inverse Theory (MATLAB Edition), Third edition.
American Mineralogist, v. 102, i. 1, p. 231
David Van Acken
Highly Siderophile and Strongly Chalcophile Elements in High-Temperature Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry, RIMG Volume 81, ed. by Jason Harvey and James M.D. Day
American Mineralogist, v. 101, i. 11, p. 2576
Catherine A. Peters
Pore-Scale Geochemical Processes, RIMG Volume 80, ed. by Carl I. Steefel, Simon Emmanuel, and Lawrence M. Anovitz
American Mineralogist, v. 101, i. 11, p. 2574-2575
James A. Saunders
Mineral Resources, Economics and the Environment, 2nd edition by Stephen E. Kesler and Adam C. Simon
American Mineralogist, v. 101, i. 10, p. 2363-2364
Michael W. Foerster
Layered Intrusions, ed. by Bernard Charlier, Olivier Namur, Rais Latypov, and Christian Tegner
American Mineralogist, v. 101, i. 10, p. 2361-2362
Gems & Crystals From One of the World’s Great Collections by George E. Harlow and Anna S. Sofianides
American Mineralogist, v. 101, i. 9, p. 2132
Dangerous Neighbors: Volcanoes and Cities
American Mineralogist, v. 101, i. 4, p. 1020
John C. Schumacher
A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field
American Mineralogist, January 2016, v. 101, p. 238-239
Joan E. Thomas
Arsenic: Environmental Geochemistry, Mineralogy, and Microbiology, RIMG Volume 79.
American Mineralogist, October 2015, v. 100, p. 2363-2364
Geodynamics, Third edition. By Donald L. Turcotte, Gerald Schubert. (2014) Cambridge University Press.
American Mineralogist, August-September 2015, v. 100, p. 2014-2015
Essentials of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
American Mineralogist, July 2015, v. 100, p. 1655
Advances in 40Ar/39Ar Dating: From Archaeology to Planetary Sciences
American Mineralogist, February-March 2015, v. 100, p. 664
Thermal Remote Sensing of Active Volcanoes: A User’s Manual
American Mineralogist, January 2015, v. 100, p. 340
Rachel L. Klima
Spectroscopic Methods in Mineralogy and Materials Sciences
American Mineralogist, November-December 2014, v. 99, p. 2445-2446
MODELING VOLCANIC PROCESSES: THE PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS OF VOLCANISM
American Mineralogist, August-September 2014, v. 99, p. 1814
WWII, MINERALOGY AND ME: A MEMOIR
American Mineralogist, July 2014, v. 99, p. 1519
Am Min is published 8 times annually, both online and in print. If have a title you want to be reviewed, please send a review copy to:
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