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    Short course volume SC45
    Cathodoluminescence and its
    Application to Geoscience
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    This MAC Short Course volume will address both the theory behind the phenomenon of cathodoluminescence (CL) and the application of this microscopic technique to all fields of geoscience investigation.


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    Thematic Issue, Volume 52, part 2
    Pegmatitic Phosphate: A Tribute to
    François Fontan, André-Mathieu Fransolet,
    and Paul Keller
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    Short course volume SC44
    Geology of Gem Deposits
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    Special publication volume SP7
    Atlas of Non-Silicate Minerals
    in Thin Section

    $125, Student price $100, 20% discount for members

    Review by Tony Nikischer published in Mineral News
    Review by Reto Gieré published in Elements
    Review by Daniel Kile published in Rocks & Minerals
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    This authoritative book contains an exhaustive compilation of information and bibliography on 408 minerals amenable to study with transmitted-light microscopy. A DVD containing all photos used in the Atlas is included as a resource for classroom use.


    RECENT PUBLICATIONS

     



    Short course volume SC43
    Uranium: Cradle to Grave
    Table of contents
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    Short course volume SC42
    Quantitative Mineralogy and Microanalysis of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks
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    Special publication volume SP10
    Pegmatites
    $125, 20% discount for members

    Review by Tony Nikischer published in Mineral News
    Vol. 24, No. 11, page 8 (2008)
    Review by David Manning published in Elements
    Volume 4, No. 5, October 2008, page 356
    Review by Bruce Chappell and Alan White published in
    The Canadian Mineralogist

    Review by Barry Clarke published in Economic Geology
    Review by Florie Caporuscio published in
    American Mineralogist
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    London's book gives us an excellent and thorough review of the current state of the art in pegmatite studies.


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    GAC-MAC meeting will be rolled into the 2015 Joint Assembly to be held in Montreal, May 3-7, 2015

    The Joint Assembly will be the annual meeting for GAC-MAC-CGU as well as the spring meeting for AGU.

    The meeting is fast approaching and the session proposal portal is now open at: http://ja.agu.org/2015/session-submissions/.

    Deadline is: 5 November 2014, 11:59 EST.
    Submit session-submissions/a session proposal today.
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    For each session, two conveners (primary and co-convenor) are required and sessions can be co-listed between disciplines. Proposals can be made in English or French.
    Visit the meeting website for the complete guidelines.
    In the spirit of the Joint Assembly, sessions on multidisciplinary themes of interest to AGU, CGU, GAC and MAC members are particularly welcome.

    If you have questions or issues, please do not hesitate to contact Bill Minarik, meeting MAC Lead Representative, or the Local Organizing committee LOC with questions or suggestions.


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