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Collector's Guide to the Fluorite Group

Series: Schiffer Earth Science Monographs

By: Arvid Eric Pasto (Author)

93 pages, 143 colour photos, 10 illustrations


Paperback | Feb 2009 | #204902 | ISBN-13: 9780764331930
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NHBS Price: £16.95 $21/€19 approx

About this book

Fluorite is found everywhere, has been important to industry for centuries, and is a minor ornamental material as well. Fluorite presents a fascinating array of colors, habits, and associated minerals and is widely available. In Collector's Guide to the Fluorite Group, see spectacularly large "museum quality" specimens that can be found.

Fluorite presents a wealth of scientific opportunities to see crystallography, geochemistry, and solid-state physics at work in the natural world. This book includes information for the hobby collector or rock hound, as well as technical information for those who want to understand fluorite in greater depth. Collector's Guide to the Fluorite Group provides over 140 full-color examples and extensive references to the formation and geographic locations of fluorite.

Collector's Guide to the Fluorite Group is essential for everyone with a passion for minerals.

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