Tasa releases the complete Mineralogy book series available on iBooks

Taos, New Mexico – All 24 chapters of The Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy digital book series for iPad and Mac are now available on iBooks. This series is specifically designed to take full advantage of the latest digital media technology to empower students and teachers of mineralogy. Using color photographs, illustrations, movies, 3D models that can be rotated, interactive diagrams, and review questions, this series makes a challenging subject approachable. This series is published by Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc., in association with the Mineralogical Society of America. Chapters available in the Textbook category on iBooks are:

Preface – Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy
Chapter 1 – The Essence of Mineralogy
Chapter 2 – Hand Sample Identification
Chapter 3 – Crystal Chemistry
Chapter 4 – Crystallography
Chapter 5 – Optical Mineralogy
Chapter 6 – Systematic Mineralogy
Chapter 7 – Chemistry of the Elements
Chapter 8 – Bonding and Packing in Minerals
Chapter 9 – Chemical Analysis of Minerals
Chapter 10 – Mineral Formulas
Chapter 11 – Introduction to Symmetry
Chapter 12 – Symmetry
Chapter 13 – Mathematical Crystallography
Chapter 14 – Representation of Crystal Structures
Chapter 15 – Diffraction
Chapter 16 – Introduction to Optics
Chapter 17 – Optical Crystallography
Chapter 18 – Optical Crystal Chemistry
Chapter 19 – Mineral Identification
Chapter 20 – Environments of Mineral Formation
Chapter 21 – Nomenclature and Classification
Chapter 22 – Silicate Minerals
Chapter 23 – Non-Silicate Minerals

Device Requirements:
To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 3 or later and iOS 5.1 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

Pricing and Availability:
Individual chapters are available separately for as low as $3.99 (USD). Pick and choose the chapters you need for your class. Additional chapters will be available soon. Visit our web page for more information, or search for “Dyar, Gunter, Tasa” on iBooks.

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