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Care and Conservation of Geological Material Minerals, Rocks, Meteorites and Lunar Finds

Handbook / Manual
By: F Howie
138 pages, B/w photos, figs
Care and Conservation of Geological Material
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  • Care and Conservation of Geological Material ISBN: 9780750603713 Paperback Jul 1992 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks
Price: £125.00
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About this book

This is the first book to specifically address the preservation of an increasingly important group of materials. Techniques for processing minerals and rocks in the field and laboratory are outlined as well as the effects of treatments on specimens. Readership: Professional museum staff, curators and conservators, scientists and technicians; Students of mineralogy, private collectors.


Contents include: The stability of minerals; Conserving light sensitive minerals and gems; Temperature and humidity sensitive mineralogical and petrological specimens; Pyrite; Meteorites; Hazards for the mineral collector, conservator and curator.

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Handbook / Manual
By: F Howie
138 pages, B/w photos, figs
Media reviews

'The quantity of relevant information drawn together about mineral species, their deterioration and recommendations for their care make this book an essential resource for anyone responsible for geological collections.' Barbara Moore, Studies in Conservation, 5/1994 - Studies in Conservation, May 1994

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