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    Short course volume SC45
    Cathodoluminescence and its
    Application to Geoscience
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    This MAC Short Course volume addresses 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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    Latest Publications

    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.



    Short course volume SC43
    Uranium: Cradle to Grave
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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
    $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.


    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 2015 Joint Assembly will cover all topics within the geophysical sciences; approximately 2,500 attendees are expected from around the globe

    Looking for a convener, presenter, abstract, or session? View the online, searchable program
    In addition to a robust scientific program, plan to attend the various field trips, workshops, and short courses taking place during this dynamic gathering!

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    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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    2015 Peacock Medal to
    Donald Bruce Dingwell

    2015 Young Scientist Award to
    Gordon R. Osinski

    2015 Berry Medal to
    Martine M. Savard

    Annual Meeting:

    2015 AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly
    Joint Assembly 2015
    3-7 May, 2015
    Montreal, QC, Canada

    MAC Short Course:

    The Geology and Geochemistry of Uranium and Thorium Deposits
    The Geology and Geochemistry
    of Uranium and Thorium Deposits

    2-3 May, 2015
    Montreal, QC, Canada


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