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Mineralen [Minerals]

By: Florias Mees(Author)
141 pages, 170 colour photos
Mineralen [Minerals]
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  • Mineralen [Minerals] ISBN: 9789492669506 Paperback Jun 2020 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Language: Dutch

The mineral collection of the Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium) is one of three specimen collections that are held by its Geology department, the others being rock and fossil collections. In this book, the nature and history of the mineral collection are presented, including an overview of its use for exhibition and research. Preceded by a section providing some geological background information, the second part of the publication contains a presentation of mineral groups that are relevant for Central Africa, illustrated by a selection of specimens belonging to the collection.

Summary in Dutch:
De mineralencollectie van het Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika (Tervuren, België) is een van de drie specimencollecties van het departement Geologie, naast de collecties gesteenten en fossielen. Dit boek bevat een bespreking van de aard en de geschiedenis van de mineralencollectie, met onder meer een overzicht van het gebruik ervan voor tentoonstelling en onderzoek. Het tweede gedeelte van de publicatie, voorafgegaan door een hoofdstuk met geologische achtergrondinformatie, is gewijd aan mineralengroepen die relevant zijn voor Centraal-Afrika, geïllustreerd door een selectie van specimens die tot de collectie behoren.

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Biography

Dr Florias Mees is a geologist who has been a staff member of the RMCA Geology department since 2007. He is responsible for the specimen collections of the department and curated the gallery dealing with mineral resources in the current permanent exhibition of the Museum.