Minerals of the World

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Minerals of the World is an attractive and up-to-date guide to more than 500 minerals from around the world. The succinct text--covering crystallography, properties, names and varieties, structure, diagnostic features, and occurrence--and the discussion of less common minerals not found in other guides make this an invaluable resource. With over 600 exquisite color photographs and crystallographic diagrams, this book is unequalled. It is set to become the field guide of choice for mineral collectors and students of mineralogy.

The most up-to-date popular guide to minerals available

Text covers crystallography, physical properties, chemical properties, names and varieties, diagnostic features, and occurrence

More than 500 minerals treated with examples from around the world

More than 600 superb color photographs and crystallographic diagrams

Tabular overview of common minerals and their properties

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ISBN-13: 9780691095370
ISBN-10: 069109537X
Pagini: 440
Ilustrații: More than 600 color illus.
Dimensiuni: 710 x 161 x 15 mm
Greutate: 0.79 kg
Editura: Princeton University Press
Locul publicării: Princeton, NJ, United States

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""Minerals of the World" is an extremely handsome and valuable addition to the library of anyone who appreciates mineralogy and mineral specimens. Covering the fundamental aspects of mineralogy, and treating more than 500 minerals with concise authoritative text, it is a superbly illustrated book with fine photography of attractive yet representative specimens."--George E. Harlow, Curator of Minerals and Gems, American Museum of Natural History

"This is a very appealing handbook and textbook for minerals. It is clearly and competently written. This book cannot go out-of-date. The facts of mineral structures are timeless."--Lincoln S. Hollister, Princeton University