Daniel Muller & David I. Groves, Springer Verlag 2000; xiii+252 pp. ISBN 3-540-66371-1.

As a research student working on lamprophyres with Nick Rock, I well remember the discussion initiated by Nick and David Groves that lamprophyres and similar potassic rocks are intimately associated with gold mineralization. A growing body of evidence now supports the idea of a close link between potassic magmatism and Au mineralization. The book comprises ten chapters , the first two of which take the reader through the history, nomenclature and classification of potassic igneous rocks (PIR’s), the latter being particularly useful in sorting out the...

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