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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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Cathodoluminescence and its Application to Geoscience
Cathodoluminescence and its Application to Geoscience

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 45 Editor: I.M. Coulson This short course volume addresses both the theory behind the phenomenon of cathodoluminescence (CL) and the application of this microscopic technique to all fields of geoscience invest [...]

Geology of Gems Deposits 2nd Edition
Geology of Gems Deposits 2nd Edition

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 44 Editor: L.A. Groat This volume has been published as a second edition to our short course volume 37, Geology of Gem Deposits. It looks at gemstones from a geological perspective and reviews our current unde [...]

Uranium: Cradle to Grave
Uranium: Cradle to Grave

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 43 Editors: P.C.Burns and G.E. Sigmon   This short course volume presents the many aspects of uranium, an element that changed the course of the world like no other. The content spans the mineralogy, geoc [...]

Quantitative Mineralogy and Microanalysis of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks
Quantitative Mineralogy and Microanalysis of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 42 Editor: P. Sylvester The purpose of this course volume is to introduce geologists to modern technologies and techniques for studying the petrography, mineralogy and mineral chemistry of sediments and sedime [...]

Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry in the Earth Sciences: Gleaning the Big Picture from a Small Spot
Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry in the Earth Sciences: Gleaning the Big Picture from a Small Spot

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 41 Editor: M. Fayek This short course volume introduces SIMS analytical techniques and assesses their applications in the Earth sciences. Topics include light stable and non-traditional isotope analysis, radio [...]

Recent and not-so-recent developments in uranium deposits and implications for exploration
Recent and not-so-recent developments in uranium deposits and implications for exploration

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 39 Editors: M. Cuney and K. Kyser The purpose of this short course volume is to highlight the data and research that have developed over the last 30 years as well as results from new research that can be integ [...]

Laser Ablation ICP-MS in the Earth Sciences: Current Practices and Outstanding Issues
Laser Ablation ICP-MS in the Earth Sciences: Current Practices and Outstanding Issues

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 40 Editors: P. Sylvester This short course volume comprises 16 chapters and several appendices. A CD containing the chapters of Short Course Volume 29 Laser Ablation in the Earth Sciences is also included. Sof [...]

Working with Migmatites
Working with Migmatites

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 38 Editors: E.W Sawyer and M. Brown Working with Migmatites is intended to fill the information gap between those who have a long-term interest in migmatites and those wanting to begin working with them. The f [...]

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