Minerals and Rock-Forming Processes

Muhammad Nawaz, Farha Sattar, Sandeep Narayan Kundu

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    Minerals and rocks are formed in a variety of ways, and in several conditions. Rocks are usually an aggregate of minerals and non-minerals. This chapter examines how mineral and rocks are formed and describe the different types of minerals and rock-forming processes. Mineral-forming processes cover minerals from molten materials, minerals from solutions, metamorphism and minerals formation, and weathering and mineral formation. Rock-forming processes describe the igneous processes and rocks, sedimentary processes and rocks, and metamorphic process and rocks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSustainable Energy and Environment
    Subtitle of host publicationAn Earth System Approach
    EditorsSandeep Narayan Kundu, Muhammad Nawaz
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherApple Academic Press Inc.
    Number of pages44
    ISBN (Electronic)9780429430107
    ISBN (Print)9781771887632
    Publication statusPublished - 2020


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