Quartz Crystal Deposits of Western Arkansas

By: A. E. J. Engel

Price: $35.00

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USGS Bulletin 973-E. Paper wraps, some minor creasing to front cover, several tears and creases on back cover adjacent to map pocket. A study of the quartz crystal deposits of western Arkansas, prompted by the need for optical and oscillator quartz during WWII. Coincidentally, optical/oscillator quartz is also the type of quartz of interst to mineral collectors. This report covers the geology, crystallography and uses of quartz, as well as the primary deposits (mines) in operation at the time.88 pages, including 21 plates (including 15 maps in rear map pocket), 10 figures and 8 tables.

Title: Quartz Crystal Deposits of Western Arkansas

Author Name: A. E. J. Engel

Categories: USGS Bulletins, Rocks & Minerals, Mineralogy, Geology, Crystallography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1952

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: No Signature

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Item: 0.75 Pound

Seller ID: 000165

Keywords: Arkansas, Mt. Ida, Hot Springs, Garland, Montgomery, collector, collecting, quartz, optical, oscillator, mineral, mineralogy, mine, prospect, crystal, history, sandstone, use.,