ERIC Number: ED178343
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Color of Minerals. Earth Science Curriculum Project Pamphlet Series PS-6.
Rapp, George, Jr.
The causes for many of the colors exhibited by minerals are presented to students. Several theories of modern physics are introduced. The nature of light, the manner in which light interacts with matter, atomic theory, and crystal structure are all discussed in relation to the origin of color in minerals. Included are color pictures of many minerals. (Author/RE)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Geological Inst., Washington, DC.