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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Atlas of Ore Minerals: Focus on Epithermal Deposits of Argentina
Atlas of Ore Minerals: Focus on Epithermal Deposits of Argentina

Special Publication Volume 11 By Werner H. Paar, Milka K. de Brodtkorb, Hubert Putz, Robert F. Martin In this Atlas of Ore Minerals, we focus on the mineral species encountered in ore deposits of the Republic of Argentina, many of them of epit [...]

Atlas of Non-Silicate Minerals in Thin Section
Atlas of Non-Silicate Minerals in Thin Section

Special Publication Volume 7 By J.C Melgarejo and R.F Martin Observations of rock-forming minerals in thin section constitute a cornerstone in the Earth sciences. Such observations provide a wealth of information, not only about the identity o [...]

Pegmatites
Pegmatites

Special Publication Volume 10 By D. London Pegmatites gives us an excellent and thorough review of the current state of the art in pegmatite studies. Hardcover. 368 pages. 2008. MAC Member Price: $100 CAD/USD

Atlas of Migmatites
Atlas of Migmatites

Special Publication Volume 9 By Edward W. Sawyer This book includes the results from two decades of research in whole-rock geochemistry, partial melting, microstructural analysis and experimental deformation of partially molten rocks. It conta [...]

Mineral Species First Discovered from Greenland
Mineral Species First Discovered from Greenland

Special Publication Volume 8 By O. Petersen, O. Johnsen This annotated and illustrated compendium focuses on the 76 mineral species first described from Greenland over the interval 1799 (cryolite) to 2005 [qaqarssukite-(Ce)]. This book include [...]

Mineral Species Discovered in Canada
Mineral Species Discovered in Canada

Special Publication Volume 6 By László Horváth This annotated and illustrated compendium focuses on the 206 mineral species discovered in Canada or redefined from Canadian localities in the last 222 years. It also highlights 30 minerals named [...]

The Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos
The Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos

Special Publication Volume 5 By R.P. Nolan, A.M. Langer, M. Ross, F.J. Wicks, R.F. Martin This collection of papers summarizes the state of knowledge about chrysotile and amphibole-group asbestos minerals like temolite, riebeckite, and runerit [...]

Atlas Of Micromorphology Of Mineral Alteration And Weathering
Atlas Of Micromorphology Of Mineral Alteration And Weathering

Special Publication Volume 3 By Jean E. Delvigne This publication illustrates lavishly all the steps of weathering from incipient replacement along cracks to complete replacement by secondary minerals. Each of the 610 color photomicrographs fr [...]

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