This three-volume handbook provides reliable, comprehensive data on the properties of rocks, minerals, and other related materials. The format is largely tabular and graphical, designed for ease of use in comparisons and referencing. The chapters are contributed by recognized experts from leading university, industrial, and governmental scientific establishments.
1. Density of Rocks and Minerals – Gordon R. Johnson and Gary R. Olhoeft 2. Elastic Constants of Minerals – Yoshio Sumino and Orson L. Anderson 3. Inelastic Properites of Rocks and Minerals: Strength and Rheology – Stephen H. Kirby and John W. McCormick 4. Radioactivity Properties of Minerals and Rocks – W. Randall Van Schums 5. Seismic Attenuation – Mario S. Vassiliou, Carlos A. Salvado and Bernhard R. Titman