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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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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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Meteorites From A to Z, Second Edition

By: Michael R. Jensen, William B. Jensen and Anne M. Black

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Colorado, Michael R. Jensen: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000041

ISBN: 0967974739

Condition: Near Fine


Spiral bound. Written for the meteorite collector, this book is formatted as a checklist for all known meteorites to 2004, providing data on meteorite name, locale, classification, date found and total known weight. Also has sections on meteorite classification, Saharan and Arabian Peninsula Meteorites, chronology index of falls, and a useful bibliography. View more info

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Mineralogy of New York

By: Lewis Beck

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Rochester Mineralogical Symposium: 1987

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000085

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile reprint of original 1842 edition. Bookplate from the "Geoscience Library of Jay Lininger, Dillsburg (PA) on inside front cover. Some binding wear on edge of spine on front cover, small (15mm x 5mm) stain on lower front cover. Contents fine. "Comprising detailed descriptions of the minerals hitherto found in the state of New York, and notice of their uses in the arts and agriculture." 536 pages plus errata and 8 additional plates. View more info

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Mining in South Australia: A Pictiorial History

By: J. F. Drexel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: South Australia, Australia, Department of Mines and Energy: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000062

ISBN: 0724360948

Condition: New


New, still in original shrink wrap. Excellent history of over 100 years of mining in South Australia. Covers all major and minor commodities, as well as major mining districts and history. Well illustrated with historic photos and has a nice section on opal mining. Printed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the South Australia Department of Mines and Energy. 303 pages. View more info

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Precambrian Geology of the Northern Bradshaw Mountains, Yavapai County, Arizona

By: C. A. Anderson and F. M. Blacet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000193

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1336. Printed wraps, front cover has very minor scuffing and one small hole at staple in binding. Interior is fine. A studty of the stratigraphy and structure. of the Precambrian igneous and metamorphic rocks in the area south of the Prescott and Mingus Mountain quadrangles. Gives descriptions of the major mines in the area: Iron King; Lone Pine; Boggs; Iron Queen; Hackberry; Binghampton; Copper Queen and Stoddard. 82 pages, 2 map plates in rear map pocket, 17 figures (including 9 photomicrographs of ore specimens) and 15 tables (chemical analyses). View more info

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Reading Furnace 1736

By: Estelle Cremers

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Elverson, PA, Redding Furnace Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000097

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cover. Some scuffing of cover, remnants of price sticker on upper back cover. Bookplate on inner front cover, "Geoscience Library of Jay Lininger, Dillsburg (Pennsylvania)." Jay was the publisher of Matrix: A Journal of the History of Minerals. This is a history of Chester County, Pennsylvania as it related to the iron mining and smelting industry, focusing on the Reading Furnace (1736-1778). Well illustrated with numerous color and B&W photographs, as well as maps, diagrams and correspondence. 194 pages. View more info

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The Mineral resources of the Mount Wrangell District, Alaska

By: Walter C. Mendenhall and Frank C. Schrader

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000202

Condition: Good


USGS Professional Paper 15. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New flyleafs and endpapers. Title page (original ) has library stamp in lower right corner. Overall, original pages are yellowed, some creasing wear and tear, the new binding makes it very usable and stable. This book was bound while it was in the library of Walter S. Lombardo. This report focuses primarily on the geology, mineralogy and economic potential of the gold and copper mines and prospects of the Mount Wrangell area. 71 pages, including 10 plates (one large foldout map, s... View more info