This lengthy volume is a comprehensive contribution to earth science literature that attempts to summarize our present-day basic knowledge of regional geology and ore deposits in India. The lead author has been one of India’s most prominent economic geologists for almost 50 years and the second author is a past Deputy Director of the Geological Survey of India; they are two of the more respected experts on the country’s geology and mineral resources. The volume divides India into seven areas, each represented by a chapter, with one section entitled “Geology and Crustal Evolution” and another, “Metallogeny.” It concludes with a...

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