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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

Inscription: No Signature

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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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

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000016

ISBN: 0849375401

Condition: Fine


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

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Emeralds of the World: The Legendary Green Beryl

By: Christa Behmenberg, Lawrence Conklin, Gaston Giuliani, Maximilian Glas, Patricia & Michael Gray, Gunter Grundmann, Rupert Hochleitner, Jan Kanis, Lore Kiefert, Karl Schmetzer, Dietmar Schwarz, Zak Swartz, Marc Wilson, Michael Wise and Marisa Zachovay

Price: $80.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000042

ISBN: 0971537119

Condition: Very Good


Updated English-language version of ExtraLapis No. 21 Smaragde der Welt. Great overview of emerald, from geologic formation and locality summaries to crystallography, synthesis and treatments. Scarce as log out-of-print. Minor rubbing and creasing in cover, interior in fine condition. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Mineral Names

By: William H. Blackburn and William H. Dennon

Price: $60.00

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

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000105

ISBN: 092129445x

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy pictorial cover.Cover lightly scuffed, a little chipping on lower left corner of front flyleaf. Contents fine. An exhaustive work on the origin of the name of each known mineral species through 1996, arranged alphabetically. Includes three updates to bring the book current to 2002. Includes chemical formula, crystal structure, origin of each name (such as named after place or person or a physical trait). Historical information for many of the long established mineral names. 360 pages. A useful reference for mineralogists and collectors. View more info

Faceting History: Cutting Diamonds and Colored Stones

By: Glenn Klein

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States of America, Xlibris Corporation: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000221

ISBN: 1599260832

Condition: New


New.An excellent reference on the history of gem cutting, from ancient to modern times. "A written history about the equipment and work methods that were used through the centuries for cutting and polishing diamonds and colored stones has long been needed. Here is a book that is very interesting and informative. It is an easy to read book that belongs in every faceter's personal library. It also belongs in every jewelry store. It is an excellent book for those who would like to be informed about how gemstones are faceted. Anyone who is interested in purchasing or wearing gemstones will find th... 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

Inscription: No Signature

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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Gemstones of North America: Volume III

By: John Sinkankas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, GeoScience Press, Inc.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000019

ISBN: 0945005229

Condition: New


New, in original shrink wrap. Last volume in a three volume set (1959, 1976 and 1997) describing the gem deposits of North America. This latest (and final volume) covers gem discoveries made between 1976 and 1997. Descriptive information on virtually every known gem deposit, including mineralogy, geology, mining/collecting history and current status. Extensive bibliography. 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

Inscription: No Signature

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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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

Inscription: No Signature

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

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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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Petrified Wood: The World of Fossilizes Wood, Cones, Ferns and Cycads

By: Frank J. Daniels

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Grand Junction, Colorado, Western Colorado Publishing Company: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000222

ISBN: 0966293800

Condition: Fine


Signed and numbered (#217) by author. Well written and illustrated book, one of the few that have been written on petrified wood. Chapters include: Paleobotany; Geology; Mineralogy; Collecting Petrified Materials; Petrified Wood from Around the World; Cones; Ferns, Pentoxylon, and Hermanophyton; and Cycads. Also includes an appendix on Laws of the United States Pertaining to Collecting, an extensive bibliography, glossary and index. 170 pages and420 full color photographs. Printed on acid-free paper. View more info

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Wonders Within Gemstones

By: Anthony de Goutiere

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Northbrook, Illinois, Gemworld International, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000053

ISBN: 0964173328

Condition: Near Fine


Dust jacket has scuffs and partial sticker attached. Cover and contents very good. Useful book on gemstone inclusions, showing the variety and nature of inclusions in cut gemstones (including ruby, sapphire, emerald, topaz, etc...). View more info