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.
♦ Thermodynamics of Natural Systems: Theory and Applications in Geochemistry and Environmental Science, 3rd Edition (2017) By Greg Anderson Cambridge University Press
♦ Earth Materials 2nd Edition, Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology (2016) By Cornelis Klein and Anthony Philpotts Cambridge
♦ Understanding Minerals & Crystals (2015) By Terence McCarthy and Bruce Cairncross Penguin Random House South Africa (Struik Nature)
♦ 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
This is a listing of recent book reviews published in American Mineralogist.
Amazonite: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry, and Typomorphism by Mikhail Ostrooumov
American Mineralogist, v. 102, i. 8, p. 1767-1768
Geochemical Rate Models: An Introduction to Geochemical Kinetics by J. Donald Rimstidt
American Mineralogist, v. 102, i. 4, p. 921-922
Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History by Donald E. Canfield
American Mineralogist, v. 102, i. 4, p. 923
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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