References :

  1. Berry, L.G.; Mason, B.; and Dietrich, R.V. 1983. Mineralogy--Concepts, Descriptions, Determinations. 2nd edition. San Francisco: Freeman.

  2. Anthony M. Evans, 1992. Ore Geology and Industrial Minerals: An Introduction, Blackwell Science; 3rd edition 

  3. Peter A. Ciullo. 1996.  Industrial Minerals and their Uses, Chem Tech Publishing,  632pp

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  5. Deer, W. A.; Howie, R.A.; and Zussman, J. 1992. An Introduction to the Rock- Forming Minerals. 2nd edition. New York: Wiley. [Standard in the field, used by mineralogists and petrologists who investigate rocks in thin section.

  6. Ford, W.E., 1949.  A Textbook of Mineralogy with an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and Mineralogy by Edward Salisbury Dana:  John Wiley & Sons,  New York, 851pp.

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  8. Jessica Elzea Kogel , Nikhil C. Trivedi , James M. Barker , Stanley T. Krukowsk (Editor) 2006, Industrial Minerals & Rocks: Commodities, Markets, and Uses, 7th ed. Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration;  (March 5, 2006) , 1568pp.

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  10. Barry Wills Nesse, 1997. Mineral Processing Technology Butterworth-Heinemann; 6 edition (July 3)

  11. Patrick Degryse  and Jan Elsen  (2003) Industrial Minerals: Resources, Characteristics And Applications, Leuven Univ Pr, 120pp.

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