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Photographic Guide to Minerals of the World

Geology Guide Out of Print
By: Ole Johnssen
439 pages, Col photos, illus, tabs
NHBS
A great encyclopedia of minerals
Photographic Guide to Minerals of the World
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  • Photographic Guide to Minerals of the World ISBN: 9780198515685 Hardback Apr 2002 Out of Print #127747
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Comprehensive guide to minerals of the world aimed primarily at serious amateur geologists and illustrated with photographs and colour line drawings. The text consists mainly of a mineral by mineral guide that includes information on crystallography, physical and chemical properties, and identification characters with references to where the minerals are to be found.

Contents

PREFACE; WHAT IS A MINERAL?; Crystallography; NATIVE ELEMENTS; Sulfides; Halides; Oxides and Hydroxides; Carbonates, Nitrates, and Borates; Sulfates, Chromates, Molybdates, and Tungstates; Phosphates, Arsenates, and Vanadates; Silicates; Organic Minerals; Tabular Overview of the most Common Minerals and their Properties; The Periodic Table of Elements; Symbol and Atomic Number for Selected Elements; List of Words; Index

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Geology Guide Out of Print
By: Ole Johnssen
439 pages, Col photos, illus, tabs
NHBS
A great encyclopedia of minerals
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