Mineral collectors handbook.

  • 297 Pages
  • 2.81 MB
  • English
Mineral Book Co. , Colorado Springs
Minerals -- Collection and preservation., Mineralogical museums., Mineralogy, Determina
LC ClassificationsQE50 .P4
The Physical Object
Pagination297 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6026296M
LC Control Number48000147

Out of 5 stars Great little book for the mineral collector. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 5, Verified Purchase. Nice little book for the mineral collector some nice photos and good discriptions of some of the worlds great minerals.

Read more. Helpful/5(3). Regardless of what kind of rockhound you are, or want to be, finding and reading a good book on the subject is an excellent source of knowledge.

Whether you're Mineral collectors handbook. book getting started or you're a seasoned rockhound, there is always new information to learn and explore.

Below I have an updated list of the best rockhounding books for Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pearl, Richard M. (Richard Maxwell), Mineral collectors handbook. Colorado Springs, Mineral Book Co.

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Created in association with Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide features more than rocks and minerals. Packed with photographs and details on characteristics, distinguishing features, and more, Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals makes identification easy.

Designed for beginning and experienced collectors alike, this guide explains what rocks and minerals are, how they Cited by: Handbook of Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones by Walter Schumann. Diamondcorundumberylspineltopazzircontourmalinejadeitetanzaniteamazoniterhodonitelapis lazuliturquoisemalachiteamethystrose quartztiger's eyechalcedonyopalazuritedioptasecoralamberpearls A great book for reading or reference, this handy (" x ") handbook by Chris Pellant presents interesting facts with full-color photos of hundreds of different rocks and minerals.

Contains pages, a glossary, identification guides and index. More information, table of contents. You can find this book on Amazon and eBay. It was originally published in the ’s, any edition is worth owning. You will find it as a “Used” book, it typically retains value as it is a book that all mineral and rock collectors have loved for decades.

Gem. Get this from a library. Mineral collector's handbook. [Barry Krause] -- Deals with the origins and classification of rocks and minerals, field collecting, mineral properties and tests, and handling and housing a collection.

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Created in association with Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide features more than rocks and minerals. Packed with photographs and details on characteristics, distinguishing features, and more, Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals makes identification easy.

Designed for beginning and experienced collectors alike, this guide explains what rocks and minerals are, how 4/4(5). Petrolite, Nottingham Chemical’s industrial mineral products, and Inspec (Chile) Mining Chemicals product lines in and These acquisitions have significantly expanded our product lines in sulfide and non-sulfide collectors, frothers, and Mineral collectors handbook.

book. The Mining Chemicals Handbook was originally little more than a. It is mostly written for the active collector, but pertinent chapters also have "Tips for Heirs" sections to aid non-collectors in avoiding common pitfalls after inheriting a collection.

And once you've read this book, its convenient size makes it perfect for inclusion, perhaps alongside your collection, in. The Mineral Collecting Titles Book Shelf. This selection of books are focused on the subject of mineral collecting - titles that should help people to assemble mineral collections in a systematic way as well as find palce to go "dig um up".

The highly respected, award-winning Mineralogical Record magazine is the premier journal for serious mineral collectors, specimen-oriented mineralogists and mineral museum curators worldwide. It features authoritative and interesting articles on every aspect of specimen mineralogy, including in-depth locality descriptions, new species, mineral market reports, micromineralogy, biographies.

Show Special Tucson by () 32 pages. The third Show Special magazine given away at Tucson Show In the heart of someone that loves Cornish mineralogy Andrewsite will always be Andrewsite!!.

Andrewsite is a now a discredited mineral species having been show n to be a mixture of hentschelite and rockbridgeite, but for Cornish collectors one of the hardest classic species to obtain is a good 'Andrewsite'.

Andrewsites were found in the mid 's in the Wheal Phoenix mine at Linkinhorne. Handbook of Mineralogy. The Handbook of Mineralogy series is a Five Volume set authored by John W. Anthony, Richard A.

Bideaux, Kenneth W. Bladh, and Monte C. Nichols, and published by Mineral Data Publishing. Each mineral known at the time of publication occupies one page of the handbook. Buy and use a good mineral book.

Here are a couple of good books to get started with: The Complete Guide to Micromounts by Milton L. Speckels,Gembooks, 97 pages. This is the little pink book that got everything started (so to speak), now out of print, but you may get lucky and find a used copy.

“There are many arts and sciences of which a miner should not be ignorant. First there is Philosophy, that he may discern the origin, cause, and nature of subterranean things; for then he will be able to dig out the veins easily and advantageously, and to obtain more abundant results from his mining.

Great deals on Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. Due to the extensive scope of the rock, gemstone, and mineral collecting field, the focus of this book is primarily on the rocks and minerals that the majority of people would be interested in collecting for jewelry or lapidary use or for mineral specimens to display/5(8).

- 1 or 2 collectors book - mineral identification book - performing more research The only difference is that you now consider mineral collecting as your hobby but you perform it very occasionally, this means that you will stick to the hobby & not just try it out as in the first stage.

The next stage is one that most rockhounds are in. A natural gemstone is a mineral, stone, or organic matter that can be cut and polished or otherwise treated for use as jewelry or other ornament. A precious gemstone has beauty, durability, and rarity, whereas a semiprecious gemstone has only one or two of these qualities.

A gem is a gemstone that has been cut and polished. Buy a cheap copy of Rocks & Minerals book by Robert F. Symes. The Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Rocks and Minerals is packed with full-colour photographs of more than specimens.

Authoritative text clear photographs Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. Browse book content. About the book. Search in this book. Search in this book. Browse content The adsorption mechanism of flotation collectors on mineral surfaces is a highly complex phenomenon.

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The book is highlighted by short sidebar boxes and panels that present interesting facts about certain minerals or rocks. Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa will appeal to mineral collectors, geologists, gemologists, students, and anyone with an interest in the natural environment.

Published by Struik Publishers, Cape Town. Mineral Collector's Handbook by Barry Krause A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

Mineral collecting is the hobby of systematically collecting, identifying and displaying mineral specimens. Mineral collecting can also be a part of the profession of mineralogy and allied geologic specialties. Individual collectors often specialize, for example collecting examples of the various colors and forms taken by the mineral calcite, calcite from widely scattered locations in a region.

Buy a cheap copy of Mineral Collector's Handbook by Barry Krause. Pick up a rock. Is it heavy or light, sparkling with the tiny crystals, or a cold lump of volcanic material.

Could it be a nickel-iron meteorite that hit the earth Free shipping over $/5(2). This book contains mineral references to all elements, sulfides, and sulfosalt species as of the publication date ().

The edition is expensive and is recommended primarily for technical reference libraries, mineralogy professionals, and advanced mineral collectors. The book is supplied with extensive references, an index of the minerals and another index of localities.

The quality of print is very good and the editorial work very thorough. This book is an invaluable reference for all mineral collectors and mineralogists interested in this mineralogically diverse area of Europe.Sample Collector’s Handbook Introduction- 1 Introduction In order for a public water supply to provide a safe, clean, adequate supply of water to the consumer, it must be properly constructed, operated and maintained.

However, proper construction, operation and maintenance alone cannot document the safety or quality of the water.The General Mineralogy Book Shelf. A standard for all mineral collectors! All of the known and described species are covered with complete chemical formulas and references. many with multiple examples - of various minerals and rocks make this a very informative handbook for field collecting and as a reference guide.

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