Geochemistry for Everyone

By: A. Fersman

Price: $22.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Dustjacket has tears along edges, and is scuffed.Yellow cloth, embossed pictorial cover with black and silver lettering on spine.Beautiful pictorial endpapers featuring colorful atoms of various sizes. Cover has some fading along upper edges and minor shelf wear. A very attractive book from the standpoint of aesthetics and layout. Written by Alexander Fersman, the namesake of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum in Moscow. This book discusses the importance of chemistry and geochemistry in everyday life with an emphasis on elements particularly useful to mankind. Written in four parts; The Atom; Chemical Elements in Nature; History of the Atom in Nature; and Past and Future of Geochemistry. Also contains a supplement with "The Geochemist in the Field, " Brief Information About Chemical Elements," and a glossary. An enjoyable read. 354 pages with tables, charts and many B&W photographs.

Title: Geochemistry for Everyone

Author Name: A. Fersman

Categories: Mineralogy, Chemistry, Geochemistry, Physics,

Publisher: Moscow, Russia, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1958

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Inscription: No Signature

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Item: 2.00 Pound

Seller ID: 000286

Keywords: Geochemistry, chemistry, element, elements, atom, periodic table, uses, mendeleyev, meteorites, minerals, mineral, geochemical, metal, metals.,