Minerals : resources from the earth

By: Gregory, G. (DSIR Geology & Geophysics. Lower Hutt).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Alpha : DSIR extension information ; 84.Publisher: Wellington : SIR Publishing, 1992Description: [5] p.ISSN: 0111-1957.Subject(s): MINERAL RESOURCES | MINING | GOLD | SALT | GEMS | GREENSTONE | ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT | MINERAL DEPOSITS | METAMORPHIC PROCESSES | METAMORPHIC ROCKS | IGNEOUS PROCESSES | IGNEOUS ROCKS | SEDIMENTATION | SEDIMENTARY ROCKS | MINERALOGY
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Describes the geological processes which produce rocks i.e. igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic and the type of minerals which are derived from each. Gives details of location and uses of four "minerals", greenstone, gold, gemstones, and salt and how they are found. Also describes the environmental impact of mining in New Zealand. (MEGC)
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Includes profile of DSIR geologist Mike Johnston of Nelson

Describes the geological processes which produce rocks i.e. igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic and the type of minerals which are derived from each. Gives details of location and uses of four "minerals", greenstone, gold, gemstones, and salt and how they are found. Also describes the environmental impact of mining in New Zealand. (MEGC)

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