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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 [...]

All Publications

Nature and Origin of Primitive Magmas at Subduction Zones
Nature and Origin of Primitive Magmas at Subduction Zones

Nature and Origin of Primitive Magmas at Subduction Zones - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 35, part 2 Editors: G.T Nixon; A.D Johnston; R.F Martin An examination of the diverse petrological and geochemical aspects of primitive (i.e. primary or [...]

Biological-Mineralogical Interactions
Biological-Mineralogical Interactions

Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 25 By J.M McIntosh and L.A Groat A comprehensive review of the rapidly expanding field of geomicrobiology. This volume is of relevance to researchers from academia and government to geoscience professionals. S [...]

Encyclopedia of Mineral Names
Encyclopedia of Mineral Names

Special Publication Volume 1 By W.H Blackburn and W.H Dennen Have you ever wondered about the origin of mineral names? The name of a mineral may reflect its chemical composition, a physical property, the name of a person or of an organization, [...]

Alkaline Rocks: Petrology and Mineralogy
Alkaline Rocks: Petrology and Mineralogy

Alkaline Rocks: Petrology and Mineralogy - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 34, part 2 Editors: R.H Mitchell; G.N Eby; R.F Martin A collection of papers that describes the mineralogy and origin of many different types of alkaline rocks. A useful [...]

Microbeam Techniques in the Earth Sciences
Microbeam Techniques in the Earth Sciences

Microbeam Techniques in the Earth Sciences - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 33, part 2 Editors: F.C Hawthorne; R.F Martin A presentation of the range of microbeam techniques currently available, and of the kind of work that can be done with th [...]

Granitic Pegmatites
Granitic Pegmatites

Granitic Pegmatites - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 30, part 3 Editors: R.F. Martin; P. Černý Martin Contributions resulting from focussed research into granitic pegmatites. The 26 papers cover experimental insights and modeling of pegmatite [...]

Quantitative Methods in Petrology
Quantitative Methods in Petrology

Quantitative Methods in Petrology - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 29, part 4 Editor: T.M Gordon; R.F Martin An issue in honor of H.J. Greenwood. The 24 papers cover algebraic methods, theoretical and experimental studies of mixed-volatile sys [...]

Advances in the Study of Platinum-Group Elements
Advances in the Study of Platinum-Group Elements

Advances in the Study of Platinum-Group Elements - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 28, part 3 Editor: R.F Martin The 21 papers in this volume cover four broad categories: showings of platinum-group minerals (PGM) and PGE deposits; the distribut [...]

Seafloor Hydrothermal Mineralization
Seafloor Hydrothermal Mineralization

Seafloor Hydrothermal Mineralization - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 26, part 3 Editor: J.L. Jambor Guest Editor: T.J Barrett The discovery of active seafloor hydrothermal systems has had a major impact on the field of economic geology. Indee [...]

Ore Deposits and Related Petrology of Mafic – Ultramafic Suites
Ore Deposits and Related Petrology of Mafic – Ultramafic Suites

Ore Deposits and Related Petrology of Mafic - Ultramafic Suites - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 22, part 1 Editor: R. Martin The 17 contributions that make up this volume fall into five groups: nickel-copper deposits, host rocks of nickel-cop [...]

The Crystal Chemistry of the Amphiboles
The Crystal Chemistry of the Amphiboles

The Crystal Chemistry of the Amphiboles - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 21, part 2 Editor: F.C. Hawthorne A critical evaluation of all crystallographic, spectroscopic and crystal-chemistry data on amphiboles published prior to 1983. This comp [...]

High-Grade Metamorphism
High-Grade Metamorphism

High-grade Metamorphism - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 20, part 3 Editor: E.D Ghent, guest editor The nine papers within this thematic issue deal with various aspects of high-grade metamorphism such as geothermometry and geobarometry, P-T es [...]

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