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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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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 [...]

A Tribute John Leslie Jambor
A Tribute John Leslie Jambor

A Tribute John Leslie Jambor - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 53, part 5 Editor: R.F. Martin The September 2015 issue (volume 53, part 5) is a thematic one, dedicated to John Leslie Jambor (1936-2008), second editor of The Canadian Mineralogis [...]

Pegmatitic Phosphate: A Tribute to François Fontan, André-Mathieu Fransolet, and Paul Keller
Pegmatitic Phosphate: A Tribute to François Fontan, André-Mathieu Fransolet, and Paul Keller

Pegmatitic Phosphate: A Tribute to François Fontan, André-Mathieu Fransolet, and Paul Keller - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 52, part 2 Editors: P. Vignola; F. Hatert; E. Roda-Robles; W.B. Simmons Jr; C. A. Francis This thematic issue of The [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Petrogenesis of A-Type Granites and Related Rocks
The Petrogenesis of A-Type Granites and Related Rocks

The Petrogenesis of A-Type Granites and Related Rocks - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 47, part 6 Editors: R. Dall’Agnol; O. T. Ramo; R. F. Martin This special issue includes eleven selected papers, most of them presented in 2006, at the Bel s [...]

Minerals in Contaminated Environments: Characterization, Stability, Impact
Minerals in Contaminated Environments: Characterization, Stability, Impact

Minerals in Contaminated Environments: Characterization, Stability, Impact - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 47, part 3 Editors: K. Hudson-Edwards; K. Savage; H. Jamieson; K. Taylor; R. F. Martin This thematic issue presents new discoveries in [...]

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 [...]

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