W.L. Pohl:
Economic Geology, Principles and Practice: Metals, Minerals, Coal und Hydrocarbons — an Introduction to Formation and Sustainable Exploitation of Mineral Deposits

(published April 2011)

Chapter 3: Industrial Minerals, Earths and Rocks

Synopsis

Andalusite, Kyanite and Sillimanite

Asbestos

Barite and Celestite

Bentonite (Smectite Rocks)

Boron

Carbonate Rocks: Limestone, Calcite Marble, Marlstone, Dolomite

Clay and Clay Rocks

Diamond

Diatomite and Tripoli

Feldspar

Fluorite

Graphite

Gypsum and Anhydrite

Kaolin

Magnesite

Mica (Muscovite, Phlogopite, Vermiculite)

Olivine

Phosphate

Quartz and Silicon

Quartzite

Quartz Sand and Gravel

Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Sulfate and Alum Salts

Sulfur

Talc and Pyrophyllite

Volcaniclastic Rocks

Wollastonite

Zeolites

Summary and Further Reading


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