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A Color Atlas of Meteorite in Thin Section

By: Dante S. Lauretta and Marvin Killgore

Price: $98.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Golden Retriever Publications: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000009

ISBN: 0972047212

Condition: New


Very well illustrated and descriptive book on meteorite in thin section. Includes ordinary chondrites, enstatite chondrites, carbonaceous chondrites, "other" chondrites, primitive achondrites, and evolved achondrites. Beautiful photographs. View more info

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Analytical Paleobotany

By: Norman L. Gilinsky and Phillip W. Signor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000063

Condition: Very Good


Corners slightly bumped, some spotting on edge of pages, creasing on upper portion of spine. 13 articles on quantitative analysis in paleontology presented at a short course during the 1991 annual conference of the Paleontological Society. 216 pages. View more info

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Biological-Mineralogical Interactions

By: J. M. McIntosh and L. A. Groat

Price: $40.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000035

ISBN: 092129400X

Condition: New


Short course on the interaction between organisms (primarily bacteria) and rocks/minerals, with direct effects on mineral weathering, ore deposit formation, soil development and remediation. MAC Short Course Volume 25. View more info

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Crystallography and Crystal Chemistry: An Introduction

By: F. Donald Bloss

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Mineralogical Society of America: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000120

Condition: As New


Glossy cover. An excellent introductory text on crystallography and crystal chemistry. Well organized and comprehensive in scope, this is a very good primer for someone who would like to have a good understanding of crystallography. 545 pages. View more info

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Cycloptic: World's Most Modern Versatile and Complete Line of Stereoscopic Microscopes

By: American Optical Company

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, American Optical Company: 1963

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Seller ID: 000136

Condition: Very Good


Photographic cover, slight scuffing and soiling, else fine. Sales brochure for line of scientific/industrial microscopes. 31 pages plus several additional loose sales sheets including a price list, photographic tube adapter and microscope series price list. View more info

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Dana's New Mineralogy, Eighth Edition

By: Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason and Abraham Rosenzweig

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, NY, John Wiley & Sons: 1997

Edition: 5th or later Edition

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Seller ID: 000121

ISBN: 0471193100

Condition: Fine


Very minor scuffing to cover. Printed on acid-free paper. Probably the most comprehensive single volume on descriptive mineralogy ever written. Organized in chapters by chemical classes (Native Elements, Sulfides, Oxides, etc...) Includes all IMA-approved minerals through calender year 1995. Includes many crystallographic renderings. 1819 pages. View more info

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Diagnostic Constants of Minerals

By: V. G. Feklichev

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Moscow, Russia/Boca Raton, Florida, Mir Publishers/CRC Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000016

ISBN: 0849375401

Condition: Fine


Translated from the Russian publication (1989) of the same name. View more info

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Electron Microscopy in Mineralogy

By: H. R. Wenk

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Springer-Verlag: 1976

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Seller ID: 000064

ISBN: 354007371X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library, library catalog number taped to lower spine, library stamp (Edgemont Laboratory) on inside front cover, library checkout pocket pasted to inside rear cover. Interior in fine condition. 564 pages, 224 figures. View more info

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Feldspars and Feldpathoids: Structures, Properties and Occurrences

By: William L. Brown, Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dordrecht, Netherlands, D. Reisel Publishing Company: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000123

ISBN: 9027718261

Condition: Good


Small bump/tear on spine (approx. 1/4 inch), and some creasing along top of spine. Some underlining. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Feldspars and Feldpathoids conferenence in Rennes, France (1983). Detailed study of feldspar and feldspathoid minerals. View more info

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Flux-Enhanced Rubies and Sapphires

By: Ted Themelis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bangkock, Thailand, Ted Themelis: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000039

ISBN: 0940965429

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial soft cover. Some scuffing of cover and remnants of price sticker. Candid and detailed discussion of flux enhancement of gem rubies and sapphires. Details treatment process with numerous color photographs. An essential book for every gemologist's library. 48 pages. View more info

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From Weston to Creston: A Compendium of U.S. Witnessed Meteorite Falls 1807 to 2016

By: Frank Cressy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: California, Frank Cressy: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000004

ISBN: 1532316933

Condition: New


This book contains accounts of 169 witnessed meteorite falls that occurred in the United States from the first documented fall at Weston, Connecticut in 1807 to the Creston, California fall in 2015. Well researched and illustrated, with an extensive bibliography. View more info

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Geochemistry and Crystallography of Sulphide Minerals in Hydrothermal Deposits.

By: Y. Takeyuchi (Editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Society of Mining Geologists of Japan: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000115

Condition: Very Good


Jacket in mylar. Some scuffing to dust jacket, front binding cracked but not split. Corporate seal on front flyleaf. Joint Symposium Volume: IMA-IAGOD Meeting "70. 31 conference presentations in the areas of crystallography and geochemistry for ore deposits worldwide. 187 pages plus index. View more info

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Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos: Contribution of Science to Risk-Management Decisions

By: R. P. Nolan, A.M. Langer, et. al.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000012

ISBN: 0921294417

Condition: New


New, in original shrink wrap. This volume presents the proceeding of the International workshop, The Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos... "This collection of papers summarizes the state of knowledge about chrysotile and amphibole-group asbestos minerals like tremolite, riebechite and grunerite from a histoical and modern perspective: anlysis of historical and modern controlled exposures; incidence of cancer, epidemiology;mineralogy; metamorphic petrology; and statistical assessment of risk." (From the publisher). View more info

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Hey's Mineral Index : Mineral Species, Varieties and Synonyms, Third Edition

By: A. M. Clark

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, England, Chapman & Hall: 1993

Edition: 3rd Edition

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Seller ID: 000114

ISBN: 0412399504

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cover. Some scuffing and scratches on covers, some wear to upper spine (no tears), contents in fine condition. Compendium of mineral names. including valid species, invalidated species, synonyms, archaic names and varieties. Descriptions of minerals include chemistry, crystallography, origin of name and type locality. Over 3500 valid species included, as well as varietal and archaic names. 852 pages. Heavy book, will require additional postage. View more info

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Internal Structure of Granitic Pegmatites

By: E. N. Cameron, R.H. Jahns, A. H. McNair and L.R. Page

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, Economic Geology Publishing Co.: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000078

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library. small white library sticker and stamp on front cover, small stamp on front flyleaf; small crease on upper right cover and pages. Printed wraps. 79 figures, including many mine maps (some fold-outs) and B&W photographs. 5 tables of mineral assemblages for various types of pegmatites in the United States. This report describes the research conducted between 1939 and 1945 by U.S.geologists on the strategic and critical mineral potential of pegmatites in New England, Southeastern U.S., South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. A comprehensive examination of struct... View more info

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Journal of the Microscope Historical Society

By: Dan E. Kile and Dianne L. Kile (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aurora, Colorado, Microscope Historical Society: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000190

Condition: Very Good


Volume 11, No. 2 (Summer 2003). Pictorial wraps, front cover creased, contents fine. Articles on the Zentmayer Centennial Microscope; Joseph Zentmayer; and the development of the petrographic microscope and its use in geology and mineralogy. 38 pages, including numerous B&W photographs and drawings. View more info

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Journal of the Microscope Historical Society

By: Dan E. Kile and Dianne L. Kile (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aurora, Colorado, Microscope Historical Society: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000191

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 11, No. 3 (Winter 2003). Pictorial wraps, cover and contents near fine. Articles on the Bausch & Lomb Professional microscopes (1876-1896); a Russian toy microscope; and a journal index from Volume 1, Number 1 to Volume 10, Number 3 (1993-2002). 33 pages, including numerous B&W photographs and drawings. View more info

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Landscape and Surface Mining: Ecological Guidelines for Reclamation

By: Gerhard Darmer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000036

ISBN: 0442009437

Condition: Very Good


English translation of the German book "Landshaft and Tagebau, first published in 1979. Edited by Norman L. Dietrich. Slight bumping to cover, otherwise near fine condition. View more info

Image for Macrofossils from Eastern Alaska and Western Yukon Territory

Macrofossils from Eastern Alaska and Western Yukon Territory

By: R. M. Jeffords and C. H. Stevens

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Humble Oil & Refining Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000194

Condition: Good


Confidential geologic report, privately published. Printed wraps, cover and spine edges scuffed, cover shows some soiling. Inner covers reinforced by tape, title page detached from body but still attached to reinforcing tape. Reconnaissance study of paleontology in Alaska and Yukon as an aid to petroleum exploration. 127 pages, plus 4 foldout tables and 61 B&W plates of fossils with descriptive text. View more info

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Mammalian Paleofaunas of the World

By: Donald E. Savage and Donald E. Russell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Reading, Massachusetts, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000026

ISBN: 0201064944

Condition: Very Good


"(The authors) have organized a vast compendium of paleontologic, stratigraphic and geographic facts on mammalian faunas of the last 200 million years - a synthesis which has not been attempted in over 70 years. Emphasis is on fossil mammals and the application of the fossil - mammal record to studies in evolution, mammalogy, paleogeography, paleoecology, and stratigraphy, particularly with respect to the last 65 million years of the earth's history." From the publisher. Owner's signature inside. View more info

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Minerals in the Infrared

By: R. J. P. Lyon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA, Stanford Research Institute: 1962

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Seller ID: 000118

Condition: Good


Pictorial cover, spine reinforced with black tape. First few pages starting to detach from binding, some chipping on first few pages in upper right corner. Bibliographic compilation on the use of infrared analysis in mineralogy.Introduction, 440 bibliographic entries, plus author and subject index. 76 pages. View more info

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Miocene Floras from the Middlegate Basin, West-Central Nevada

By: Daniel I. Axelrod

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000033

ISBN: 0520096959

Condition: Near Fine


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New Data on Minerals, Volume 39

By: Elena A. Borisova

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moscow, Russia, Ocean Pictures, Ltd.: 2004

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Seller ID: 000125

ISBN: 5900395626

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy, printed cover, remnants of glue from small price sticker on upper edge of front cover.Slight soiling on front cover. Research articles from the Russian Academy of Science, Fersman Mineralogical Museum. Includes articles on "Nanocrystals of Gold and their Intergrowths," "Faberge Lapidary in the Fersman Mineralogical Museum Collection" and Chinese Jade Disks from the Fersman Mineralogical Museum Collection." 171 pages. View more info

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North America Through Time: A Paleontological History of Our Continent

By: Lynne M. Clos

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Fossil News: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000031

ISBN: 0972441646

Condition: New


"What part has North America played in the history of life? How did our continent come to be, and how has it changed over time? What was it like during past ages? What were the climate and geography like, and what plants and animals lived here? Where can fossils from each age be found? And where are there public preserves where you can view the fossils in place? North America Through Time is an exciting journey through the history of life and the part our favorite continent has played in it all. Not a dry textbook, it is written for the general reader with a strong interest in science but no p... View more info

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Quartz Crystal Deposits of Western Arkansas

By: A. E. J. Engel

Price: $35.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000165

Condition: Good


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. View more info