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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

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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

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Glossary of Obsolete Mineral Names

By: Peter Bayliss

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, The Mineralogical Record: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000106

ISBN: 0930259041

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth binding with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Comprehensive listing of mineral species, along with obsolete names, varieties, synonyms, and discredited species. Very useful reference for researchers andl curators/collectors who deal with old mineral publications and mineral labels. 235 pages. 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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Mineral Species Discovered in Canada: and Species Named after Canadiens

By: Laszlo Horvath

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000040

ISBN: 0921294409

Condition: As New


Summary of minerals where the type locality is in Canada.Includes descriptions of occurrences, origin of the name, biography of the person who the specimen is named after, and references. Well illustrated with color photos of each mineral specie. View more info

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Minerals First Discovered on the Territory of the Former Soviet Union

By: Igor V. Pekov

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moscow, Russia, Ocean Pictures LTD.: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 000011

ISBN: 5900395162

Condition: Fine


A number of minerals were first identified from locations (type localities) from countries of the former Soviet Union. This book describes each mineral specie (in alphabetical order) and the mineral deposit where each mineral was found. The book also includes a section on the Geography of Discoveries (with many maps), and a Chronology of Discoveries. This volume is well illustrated with 186 color photos, plus B&W photos and crystal drawings. It also has an extensive bibliography with 761 references cited. 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