• Rock-forming minerals: an introduction: Deer, W.A., Howie, R.A. & Zussman, J. 1992 Longman Scientific & Technical, England (2nd ed.)
  • Introduction to Mineral Sciences: Putnis, A. 1992 Cambridge University Press, England
  • Igneous and metamorphic rocks under the microscope: Shelley, D 1993 Chapman & Hall, London


  • Crystal chemistry and refractivity: Jaffe, H.W. 1996 Dover Publ., Inc. New York
  • Defects and defect processes in nonmetallic solids: Hayes, W. & Stoneham, A.M. 2004 Dover Publ., Inc., New York
  • Optical Mineralogy: Kerr, P. 1974 McGrraw-Hill, New York (4th ed.)
  • Physics and chemistry of Earth materials: Navrotsky, A. 1994 Cambridge University Press, England
  • Metamorphic textures: Spry, A. 1974 Pergamon Press, Oxford