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Education Publications

Our Education Publications series provides reference books that are accessible to a wider audience. They are meant to educate and inform on various mineral species and are wonderful resources for collectors, students, and professors alike. Any [...]

Special Publications
Special Publications

This series aims to provide reference books and textbooks in the mineral sciences. For General Inquiries or to make a volume proposal, please contact: Special Publication Series Editor: Robert F. Martin Email: robert.martin@mcgill.ca

The Canadian Mineralogist Thematic Issues
The Canadian Mineralogist Thematic Issues

At least once a year MAC publishes a thematic issue of The Canadian Mineralogist that is available for sale outside of the subscriptions. It’s one of the six issues that subscribers receive. For General Inquiries, Copyright and Reproduction P [...]

Topics in Mineral Sciences
Topics in Mineral Sciences

Formerly known as Short Courses, our Topics in Mineral Sciences series aims to provide textbooks on specific topics within the discipline of mineralogy. Although MAC short courses are normally given at the annual meeting, they may be sponsore [...]

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Pegmatites and their Gem Minerals
Pegmatites and their Gem Minerals

Special Publication Volume 15 By: Michael Menzies and Jeffrey Scovil Series Editor: Robert F. Martin Michael Menzies and Jeffrey Scovil have teamed up to provide a systematic coverage of the topic. The volume provides a comprehensive descripti [...]

Mineral Identification Manual, Clues From Their Geological Provenance
Mineral Identification Manual, Clues From Their Geological Provenance

Education Publication Volume 2 By George W. Robinson, Jeffrey R. Chiarenzelli, and Susan Robinson This book is intended for anyone who is charged with identifying minerals, without having to use sophisticated equipment to do so. This includes [...]

Fleischer’s Glossary of Mineral Species 2022
Fleischer’s Glossary of Mineral Species 2022

Education Publications Volume 1 13th edition By Malcolm E. Back After the main body of text, the glossary provides an additional 213 mineral species which have been pre-approved by the IMA but whose formal descriptions are not yet published. A [...]

Fluid and Melt Inclusions: Applications to Geologic Processes
Fluid and Melt Inclusions: Applications to Geologic Processes

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 49 Editors: P. Lecumberri-Sanchez, M. Steele-MacInnis (University of Alberta), and D. Kontak (Laurentian University) This volume represents the fourth publication on the theme of fluid and melt inclusions in t [...]

Applied Isotope Geochemistry
Applied Isotope Geochemistry

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 48 Editors: B. Eglington, M. Fayek, and K. Kyser The aim of this short course was to introduce to the greater geosciences community the utility of using isotopes to understand processes that govern mass transp [...]

Mont Saint-Hilaire: History, Geology, Mineralogy
Mont Saint-Hilaire: History, Geology, Mineralogy

Special Publication Volume 14 By László Horváth, Robert A. Gault, Elsa Pfenninger-Horváth & Glenn Poirier Taking over 20 years of meticulous preparation, László and Elsa Horváth, a duo of dedicated and dynamic amateur mineralogists, along [...]

Indicator Minerals in Till and Stream Sediments of the Canadian Cordillera
Indicator Minerals in Till and Stream Sediments of the Canadian Cordillera

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 47 Editors: T. Ferbey, A. Plouffe, and A.S. Hickin This volume stems from a workshop given in 2016 at the annual Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada (GAC-MAC) meeting in Whiteh [...]

Minerals with a French Connection
Minerals with a French Connection

Special Publication Volume 13 By François Fontan and Robert F. Martin Systematic Mineralogy has as its main goal a survey of crystalline species, the basic building blocks of all natural assemblages. As a nascent area of investigation under th [...]

PGE Mineralogy from Magmatic to Supergene Environments
PGE Mineralogy from Magmatic to Supergene Environments

PGE Mineralogy from Magmatic to Supergene Environments - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 54, part 2 Editor: L.A. Groat This thematic issue contains 10 papers focused on the mineralogy of the PGE with special emphasis on PGM genesis and their ph [...]

A Tribute to Frank Christopher Hawthorne
A Tribute to Frank Christopher Hawthorne

A Tribute to Frank Christopher Hawthorne - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 54, part 1 Editor: L.A. Groat This thematic issue of The Canadian Mineralogist is in honour of Prof. Frank C. Hawthorne and his extraordinary contributions to mineralogy [...]

Geology and Geochemistry of Uranium and Thorium Deposits
Geology and Geochemistry of Uranium and Thorium Deposits

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 47 Editors: M. Cuney and K. Kyser The purpose of this volume is to highlight the research that can be integrated into refining exploration strategies for uranium and also discuss new developments in thorium de [...]

Understanding the Gem Minerals: A Practical Guide
Understanding the Gem Minerals: A Practical Guide

Special Publication Volume 12 By William Revell Phillips and James Shigley This book is intended to bridge the gap between the complex science of mineralogy and the rock hound's field guide of rocks and minerals. We begin with the elements, th [...]

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