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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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

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The Goldschmidt Two-Circle Method: A Series of Papers

By: Edgar T. Wherry and Charles Palache (Editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America: 1921

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Seller ID: 000134

Condition: Near Fine


Bound in maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine. Reprinted from the American Mineralogist, Volume 5, Nos. 2-12, 1920. Hardbound at a later time. A series of seminal papers on the use of the two-circle goniometer in crystal measurements. Also includes a paper on crystal drawing utilizing data obtained with the goniometer. A classic reference for mineralogista and crystallographers. 104 pages, including numerous tables, crystal drawings, diagrams and figures. View more info

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The Nomenclature of Minerals: A Compilation of IMA Reports

By: Robert F. Martin, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000130

ISBN: 0921294425

Condition: Near Fine


Minor scuffing of front and rear covers, contents fine. A compilation of 18 articles on mineral nomenclature, originally published in The Canadian Mineralogist between 1978 and 1998. Includes comprehensive articles on the nomenclature of the micas, amphiboles, pyroxenes and zeolites. Also a good article on type mineral specimens. 149 pages. View more info

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The Petrographic Microscope: Evolution of a Mineralogical Research Instrrument

By: Dan E. Kile

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Mineralogical Record, Inc.: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000185

Condition: Near Fine


Mineralogical Record Special Publication Number One, November -December 2003. Pictorial glossy cover. Very minor creasing to front and back cover. A wonderful and concise history of the development of the petrographic microscope, one of the great instruments used to develop the science of mineralogy. View more info

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Universal Stage Procedures: Laboratory Guide

By: David B. Slemmons

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Reno, Nevada, Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000135

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled pamphlet. Written as a lab manual primer on the use of the Universal Stage in the study of petrographic thin sections. Useful for someone who would like to learn how to use the stage. 14 pages. Scarce. View more info

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Zeolites of the World

By: Rudy W. Tschernich

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, GeoScience Press, Inc.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000023

ISBN: 0945005075

Condition: Fine


Possibly the most comprehensive book on zeolite minerals ever written. Discusses every known zeolite specie; its crystallography, chemistry, geologic origin and significant localities. Also includes information on cleaning zeolite specimens. View more info