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About this book

Introduction

This balanced and comprehensive overview of geology, tectonics, and mineral resources of Africa presents multifarious facets of Archean to Quaternary geology, including aspects of plate tectonics evolution and geological history of the Earth's oldest continent. Assembled data on igneous and metamorphic petrology, geochemistry, structures and tectonics, stratigraphy, historical geology, geomorphology, geophysics, mineral deposits and petroleum geology provide a unique textbook for lecturers, students and researchers in the named fields.

Keywords

chemistry evolution geochemistry geology geomorphology geophysics mineral mineral deposits mineral resources petroleum geology petrology plate tectonics sediment stratigraphy tectonics

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/BFb0020577
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-54528-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-38440-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0930-0317
  • Series Online ISSN 1613-2580
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