Publisher description for Industrial minerals & rocks : commodities, markets, and uses.


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Newly revised and expanded, this long-awaited 7th edition of Industrial Minerals and Rocks builds on the strengths of the earlier editions but adds significant new content--ensuring the continued relevance of this classic text.

This widely read global reference tool is one of the most authoritative sources for timely information on industrial minerals and rocks, the markets they serve, and their multitude of uses.

Changes in the global economy have greatly impacted the mining, processing, and marketing of industrial minerals. Additionally, the development of new technologies and a globalization of the customer base have driven fast-paced innovation in processing, packaging, transporting, and end use. The new edition examines these important and diverse changes and their complex ramifications in the world of industrial minerals and rocks.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Industrial minerals.
Rocks.
Mineralogy.