Principles and Practice

  • Gautam Sen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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    Pages 1-18
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 351-368

About this book


This undergraduate textbook on the key subject of geology closely follows the core curriculum adopted by most universities throughout the world and is a must for every geology student. It covers all aspects of petrology, including not only the principles of petrology but also applications to the origin, composition, and field relationships of rocks. Although petrology is commonly taught in the junior year, this book is a useful resource for graduate students as well.


Alkaline and Ultra-Alkaline Magmas Andesites Basalt Magma Evolution Basalts Carbonatite Magmas Granitoids Hot Spots and Magma Associations Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Phase Diagrams Kimberlitic Magmas Metamorphic Reactions and Thermobarometry Metamorphism and Plate Tectonics P-T-t paths Petrology Textbook Rhyolites Sedimentary Environments and Processes Sedimentary Petrology

Authors and affiliations

  • Gautam Sen
    • 1
  1. 1.American University of SharjahSharjahUtd.Arab.Emir.

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