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Minerals of Scotland: Past and Present

By: Alec Livingstone

212 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus, tabs, maps

NMSE Publishing

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #123316 | ISBN: 1901663469
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About this book

After a brief account of Scotland's geological evolution, this book details 60 minerals native to Scotland, with their description, history and occurrence. A glossary of all 552 known species is also included. This illustrated study also highlights the pioneering role which Scottish scientists, including Brewster, Jameson, Nicol and Thomson, played in the development of mineralogy.

' ... a book no serious collector/mineralogist can afford to be without.' UK Journal of Mines and Minerals


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Biography

Alec Livingstone was formerly a curator of Minerals in the department of Geology and Zoology, National Museums of Scotland