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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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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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Identifying Wood: Accurate Results with Simple Tools

By: R. Bruce Hoadley

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Newtown, CT, The Taunton Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000043

ISBN: 0942391047

Condition: Fine


One of the best books written on the identification of wood. Useful to the paleobotanist as well as the botanist. Detailed classification scheme utilizing microscopy to identify between species or genera. 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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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

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Seller ID: 000033

ISBN: 0520096959

Condition: Near Fine


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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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The Early Miocene Buffalo Canyon Flora of Western Nevada

By: Daniel I. Axelrod

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000032

ISBN: 0520097661

Condition: Very Good


"The Buffalo Canyon flora of 69 species , dated at 18 Ma., comes from ashy diatomaceous shale in the lower Buffalo Canyon formation of western Nevada.... The fossil plants were transported by turbidity current into the lake in late summer or autumn." From the author's abstract. 22 plates and a geologic map in back pocket. Back cover is creased, otherwise in very good condition. View more info

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Workshop on Asbestos: Definitions and Measurement Methods

By: C. C. Gravatt, Philip D. LaFleur and Kurt F. J. Heinrich

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000137

Condition: Good


Cover shows some scuffing and minor soiling, spine is creased but intact. "Proceedings of a workshop on asbestos held at the National Bureau of Standards..." 38 papers representing all aspects of research on asbestos from mineralogy and geologic origin, to chemistry and health effect, to analytical analysis and detection methods. An important early work in the determination of the heath effects of asbestos exposure. 496 pages, including many tables, charts, diagrams and B&W photographs. View more info