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Wanted: A few good book reviewers!

Please contact the Book review editor or editorial@minsocam.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.

Books Available for Review

updated October-2018

RIMG Volume 84: High Temperature Gas–Solid Reactions in Earth and Planetary Processes (2018) Penelope L. King, Bruce Fegley, Jr. and Terry Seward, editors MSA/Geochemical Society

Geochronology and Thermochronology (2017) Peter W. Reiners, Richard W. Carlson, Paul R. Renne, Kari M. Cooper, Darryl E. Granger, Noah M. McLean, and Blair Schoene American Geophysical Union/Wiley

Earth Materials 2nd Edition, Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology (2016) Cornelis Klein and Anthony Philpotts Cambridge

Understanding Minerals & Crystals (2015) By Terence McCarthy and Bruce Cairncross Penguin Random House South Africa (Struik Nature)


Recently Published Reviews

This is a listing of recent book reviews published in American Mineralogist.

Giuliani Gaston
Les Minéraux: Sciences et collections. (2016) By J.-Cl. Boulliard. CNRS Editions. ISBN: 978-2-271-09059-1
American Mineralogist (2018) 103 (9): 1520.

Jonathan D. Price
Minerals: Their Constitution and Origin, Second Edition. (2016) By Hans-Rudolf Wenk and Andrey Bulakh. Cambridge University Press.
American Mineralogist (2018) 103 (8): 1349-1350.

Michael W. Foerster
Thermodynamics of Geothermal Fluids, RIMG Volume 76. Edited by Andri Stefánsson, Thomas Driesner, and Pascale Bénézeth (2013) Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry
American Mineralogist (2018) 103 (6): 1006-1007.

Alexander M. Wilson
Glaciovolcanism on Earth and Mars: Products, Processes and Paleoenvironmental Significance. (2016) By Smellie John L. and Edwards Benjamin R. Cambridge University Press.
American Mineralogist (2018) 103 (5): 836.

Claire L. Cooper
Global Volcanic Hazards and Risk. (2015) Edited by Susan C. Loughlin, Steve Sparks, Sarah K. Brown, Susanna F. Jenkins, Charlotte Vye-Brown et al. Cambridge University Press.
American Mineralogist (2018) 103 (4): 664.

Kirsten Siebach
The International Atlas of Mars Exploration: From Spirit to Curiosity: Volume 2
American Mineralogist, v. 103 (1): 179.

Reto Gieré
Amazonite: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry, and Typomorphism by Mikhail Ostrooumov
American Mineralogist, v. 102, i. 8, p. 1767-1768

Chen Zhu
Geochemical Rate Models: An Introduction to Geochemical Kinetics by J. Donald Rimstidt
American Mineralogist, v. 102, i. 4, p. 921-922

Katherine Byerly
Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History by Donald E. Canfield
American Mineralogist, v. 102, i. 4, p. 923

Maureen Long
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


Publishers:

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:

Christine Elrod, Assistant Editor (American Mineralogist), Mineralogical Society of America,
3635 Concorde Parkway, Ste. 500, Chantilly, VA 20151-1110, U.S.A.

updated August-6-2015