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Minerals are any of a class of naturally occurring solid inorganic substances with a characteristic crystalline form and a homogenous chemical composition any substance obtained by mining especially a metal ore. While mineralogy is a branch of geology concerned with the study of minerals. Mining is a system of excavations made for the extractions of minerals especially coal ores or minerals. Mining and mineralogy are responsible for economic and industrial growth of any nation. As a discipline this falls under engineering science and technology encompassing earth sciences and technology within its fold. This work encyclopaedic in nature consists of more than 25000 terms mainly targeted at mining and mineralogy. It covers geology geophysics geomorphology geochemistry and other earth sciences as well since many of the entries are multidisciplinary in nature. Printed Pages: 2077.
Title: Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Mining and Mineralogy, (Set of 5 Volumes)
Publisher: New Delhi, SBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2009
ISBN 13: 9788189741167
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Seller ID: 900282
Keywords: Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Mining and Mineralogy, (Set of 5 Volumes) Upendra K. Singh