As an undergraduate some 60 years ago I took a course in optical mineralogy given by a paleontologist who used a particularly opaque textbook. I learned little. A few years after that, now in graduate school, I found myself a lab assistant in optical, taught by a professor who used no textbook but instead handed out his own clearly written mimeographed sheets adorned with simple hand-drawn diagrams. I learned the subject quickly and I think quite well. I have sought a text as elucidative as those mimeographed sheets ever since, but without success. Over the past several decades I have...
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Book Review| February 01, 2012
By Pramod Kumar Verma. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 2010, xiv + 369 pages. US$129.95. ISBN 978-14-2007-758-2.
The Canadian Mineralogist (2012) 50 (1): 170–171.
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