Encyclopedia of Mineral Names

By: William H. Blackburn and William H. Dennon

Price: $60.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Glossy pictorial cover.Cover lightly scuffed, a little chipping on lower left corner of front flyleaf. Contents fine. An exhaustive work on the origin of the name of each known mineral species through 1996, arranged alphabetically. Includes three updates to bring the book current to 2002. Includes chemical formula, crystal structure, origin of each name (such as named after place or person or a physical trait). Historical information for many of the long established mineral names. 360 pages. A useful reference for mineralogists and collectors.

Title: Encyclopedia of Mineral Names

Author Name: William H. Blackburn and William H. Dennon

Illustrator: Peter I. Russell

Categories: Rocks & Minerals,

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada: 1997

ISBN Number: 092129445x

ISBN Number 13: 9780921294450

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: No Signature

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Item: 3.20 Pound

Seller ID: 000105

Keywords: Mineral, specie, mineralogy, chemistry, chemical, formula, type, locality.,