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2 edition of The collector"s encyclopedia of rocks & minerals found in the catalog.

The collector"s encyclopedia of rocks & minerals

The collector"s encyclopedia of rocks & minerals

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Published by Peerage Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by A.F.L. Deeson.
ContributionsDeeson, A. F. L. 1925-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22838512M
ISBN 100907408664

Works out quite nicely. And it makes all the articles buried in your collection of back issues accessible. Printed in China, More than 60 references to modern mineralogical works are given. Borden Foods owned and operated Cracker Jack at the time of its publication. Note - Three other books deserve mention for a basic mineral reference: The Handbook of Mineralogy by John Anthony, Richard Bideaux, Ken Bladh, and Monte Nichols is a much more thorough book and the authors have attempted to research all noteworthy occurrences of each mineral species.

By Elizabeth C-m on Oct 25, I like how thorough this book is giving the scientific make-up as well as the metaphysical properties. BlueCap Productions was started by Bryan Swoboda, son of famous mineral collector Edward Swoboda, when Bryan realized that many of the great mineral-related stories he heard while he was growing up were starting to disappear in time. It is so error-ridden that there is a web site set up to submit corrections. Consider attending regional mineral shows, as well as one or more of the big four international shows: The Tucson Show the largest mineral show in the worldThe Munich Show in Germany, The Denver Mineral Show and St.

Over pages of quality information, that, if you were to read, would put you in the ranks of the top collectors. One was given to then Governor Ronald Reagan as an award. The next major section, entitled "Rocks," gives a brief summary of the geology of southern Africa and then discusses the three rock groups individually, giving examples of rocks characteristic of the area. George Letchworth English This is a story about fortuitous timing and eBay.


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Best Regards, Maria from Downunder [Australia] I like how thorough this book is giving the scientific make-up You can purchase from dealers, other collectors or from online auctions. It is the clearest identification guide to fossils for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.

Start Small! Sections on the fundamentals of mineralogy include mineral classifications, crystal growth, crystal systems, physical and optical properties, and tests and identification.

Ease of use TCME 3. This book is my first choice when confronted with how to clean a particular mineral species.

I am beyond impressed. More than 60 references to modern mineralogical works are given. Have some fun and pick a random page to open up then read about the minerals described there. Why this book? This Field Guide has passed one milllion in sales, more, probably, than all other mineral books in total.

They were sold at his design shop at 10 Hoteling Place and then at North Point in San Francisco to top designers of the time. One was given to then Governor Ronald Reagan as an award. There are two portrait-style pictures of George English that have been published repeatedly.

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Also included are 33 color photographs of fossil-bearing rocks and outcrop formations plus 15 maps. The basis of your interest will play a role in what drives your focus. Obviously, the authors recognized this and chose to limit themselves to the most important occurrences: While this book is too incomplete to serve as a field guide The collectors encyclopedia of rocks & minerals book to act as a comprehensive local mineralogy text, its merit lies in the attempt at a new approach, the well-written and up-to-date text and the sheer beauty of the photos.

I have great respect for Melody's knowledge--both scientific and metaphysical. The other pages of this sub-section contain beautiful photos, though most do not contribute much to the illustration of the The collectors encyclopedia of rocks & minerals book.

Similar Books. Works out quite nicely. It was my hunch that the inscription on the back of the photo was simply misread. In addition, the appendices include mineral groups listing the minerals in each group and their chemical composition, and chemical "word formulas" that give the equivalent for various minerals e.

Jensen and Gwendolen English Burleson. The author has scoured the literature of many languages to provide a truly exhaustive listing of mineral names used throughout the ages, and in various languages, along with the equivalent IMA-approved name of each mineral species. Someone out there has some pictures that were taken of me and some friends with her, those were long lost on someone Else's phone.

Develop that focus. It has detailed information on recognition and classification. Its original purpose was to share information about minerals, their properties and where they are found.

Part one gives an introduction and brief reviews of the geology, mineral deposits, mining history and mineral dealing scene in China.

With this book, you have information about an astonishing array of crystals and gems. II - Silica and Silicates - pages species described in two volumes of pages each. Bideaux, K. This is followed by a glossary, a detailed bibliography, and a very comprehensive index.The book is highlighted by short sidebar boxes and panels that present interesting facts about certain minerals or rocks.

Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa will appeal to mineral collectors, geologists, gemologists, students, and anyone with an interest in the natural environment. Published by Struik Publishers, Cape Town. Book Reviews / Christmas Gifts: Ideas for the Rockhounds in your life! November 22, November 20, / rocky Gift giving season is officially upon us and for the RockHounds in your life, we made this list of our top 10 suggestions for gifts this year!

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