The Occurrence of Minerals

  • H. H. Read


In this chapter there is given an outline of the various modes of occurrence of minerals in the earth’s crust, the chief purpose of this outline being admittedly to explain certain terms used in the description of minerals in the second part of the book.


Sedimentary Rock Igneous Rock Mineral Deposit Precipitate Calcium Carbonate Clayey Rock 
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© George Allen & Unwin (Publishers) Ltd. 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. H. Read
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Imperial College of Science and TechnologyUK
  2. 2.University of LondonUK

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