Volume 10, 2008
By David London
Pegmatites gives us an excellent and thorough review of the current state of the art in pegmatite studies.
In Part I, Geology, London provides a primer on the mineralogy, geology, and classification of pegmatites. But the center of gravity of this treatise is in Part II, Origins, which consolidates London’s petrological model of internal pegmatite evolution, and compares it with other concepts.