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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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Carbonate-Hosted Sulfide Deposits of the Central Colorado Mineral Belt

By: David W. Beaty, Gary P. Landis and Tommy B. Thompson, editors

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, The Economic Geology Publishing Company: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000255

Condition: Very Good


Economic Geology Monograph 7. Blue cloth with gold lettering. Bottom of binding shows shelf wear, otherwise fine. Contents fine. Compilation of articles published in the journal, Economic Geology. As a whole the articles provide an in-depth study of the massive silver-lead-zinc-barite deposits of the Leadville, Gilman, Aspen, Red Cliff, Alma, Kokomo,Tincup and Mount Sherman areas of Colorado. Well-known mines include the Eagle, Black Cloud, Sherman, Carbonate Hill and Hilltop mines. 424 pages, with many photographs, maps and diagrams. View more info

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Character and Distribution of Nonclastic Minerals in the Searles Lake Evaporite Deposit, California

By: George I. Smith and David V. Haines

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000174

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1181-P. Paper wraps, spine slightly sunned. Wonderful report on the formation of evaporite minerals in the brines underlying Searles Dry Lake. Good summary of stratigraphic layers and chemistry, and great summaries of the minerals found. May be the best report written on the minerals of Searles Lake. Useful report for studying the mineralogy and chemistry of the brines from other arid dry lakes. 58 pages, including 16 figures (9 of which are B&W photographs). View more info

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Colour-Composition Relationships in Spessartine from Amelia, Virginia

By: John Sinkankas and Arch M. Reid

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Diego, California, Scripps Insitution of Oceanography: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000225

Condition: Near Fine


Card-stock covers, stapled. An author's preprint that was submitted and eventually published in the Journal of Gemmology. As I acquired this after the passing of John Sinkankas from his inventory from PeriLithon Books, I am assuming that he printed and bound this version through Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 12 pages (including 4 figures and a bibliography). 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. 687 pages. 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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Fluids and Basin Evolution

By: Kurt Kyser (Editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000116

ISBN: 092129428X

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial cover, some scuffing to front and rear cover. "An illustration of the methods, techniques and approaches used to trace the fluid histories of sedimentary basins. It demonstrates how to use this information to evaluate the economic potential (both metal and petroleum) of large basins. The results from these studies are prerequisite for constraining large and restricted scale flow models, understanding the evolution of the crust, and refining exploration and exploitation strategies for minerals and petroleum deposits." (from the publisher). 262 pages, includes numerous charts, figures ... 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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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). 304 pages. 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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Mineralogical and Geochemical Changes of Copper Flotation Tailings in Relation to Their Original Composition and Climatic Setting - Implications for Acid Mine Drainage and Element Mpbility

By: Bernhard Dold

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland, University of Geneva: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000260

ISBN: 2940153175

Condition: Very Good


Doctoral dissertation, Volume 18 of Terre & Environnement. Minor scuffing of cover, contents in fine condition. 230 pages. View more info

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Mineraux D'Uranium Du Haut Katanga

By: J. F. Vaes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tervuren, Belgium, Musee Royal du Congo Belge: 0

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Seller ID: 000129

Condition: Near Fine


In Dutch.Undated, published between 1958 and 1963. Front cover exhibits a little edgewear and one small pen mark(?) approx. 3/8" long. Contents fine. Wonderful discussion of the secondary uranium (and other) minerals of the Shinkolobwe region, Katanga, Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Includes 27 tipped-in color photographs of secondary uranium minerals. 81 pages plus photograph index. View more info

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Phosphate Minerals

By: J. O. Nriagu and P.B. Moore (Editors)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Heidelberg, Germany, Springer-Verlag: 1984

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Seller ID: 000122

ISBN: 3540127577

Condition: Very Good


Small library sticker on lower front cover and library card pocket pasted to front flyleaf, else fine. Descriptive mineralogy of over 300 phosphate minerals. At time of publication the most comprehensive book on descriptive mineralogy of phosphate minerals. 442 pages. View more info

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Some Rare-Element Mineral Deposits in China

By: K. Y. Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000176

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1312-N. Paper wraps, crease along front cover, contents fine. Summary of significant rare metal deposits and regions in China. Good discussion of the minerals found in these districts. 34 pages, with 3 figures (maps) and 1 table. View more info

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The Clays of Israel: Guidebook to the Excursions

By: Y. K. Bentor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jersusalem, Israel, Israel Program for Scientific Translantions Ltd.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000131

Condition: Very Good


Covers show some scuffing, creasing and slight discoloration. Contents fine. A guidebook published for the International Clay Conference held in Jerusalem in 1966. A nice summary of the geology and clay deposits of Israel. 121 pages. View more info

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The Kuroko and Related Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits

By: Hiroshi Ohmoto and Brain J. Skinner, editors

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Economic Geology Publishing Co.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000256

Condition: Fair


Ex-library, previous owner's stamp on inside front flyleaf. Economic Geology Monograph 5. Blue cloth cover with gold lettering on front and spine. Binding slightly rubbed and soiled, interior front hinge cracked, some aging of pages. An important work. 30 plus papers on massive sulfide deposits, which focus on Kuroko-type volcanic exhalative deposits (ancient "black smokers"). Covers the geology, mineralogy, geochemistry, ore deposition and hydrology of these important mineral deposits. 604 pages, numerous photographs (color and B&W), tables and charts. 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

Inscription: No Signature

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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Tourmaline A Gem Spectrum

By: Various

Price: $100.00

Publisher: East Hampton, CT, Lapis International, LLC: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000229

ISBN: 0971537127

Condition: Good


ExtraLapis English No. 3. Cover scuffed and corners slightly creased, contents in fine condition. an excellent summary of information on the tourmaline group of minerals. Covers the history, geology, crystallography and chemistry, cause of color, gemology, research, and an exhaustive summary of historic and current locality data. An excellent reference on this beautiful and important gem mineral group. 108 pages with numerous color photos and figures, as well as a good bibliography. 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