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Encyclopedia of Minerals

William L. Roberts

Encyclopedia of Minerals

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Published by Chapman & Hall .
Written in English


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Number of Pages979
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ISBN 100442276818
ISBN 109780442276812


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It is just what it claims to be, an encyclopedia. In the middle of the book are hundreds of color photos of crystal specimans. It's a no nonsense book, a very through catalog of minerals. Bill Roberts was a great professor and not replaceable at SDSM& by: Great book, full of knowledge.

This encyclopedia deserves a 4 1/2. The information on cleaning specimens and other information on identifying and polishing specimens make it stand above its competitors.

It is also arranged by mineral families, which is the most useful arrangement. Alas, the photos are not the best/5(6).

Encyclopedia of Minerals Hardcover – January 1, by Willard Lincoln Roberts (Editor)/5(10). Professor Roberts was one the top experts on minerals in the USA.

His one-of-a-kind collection of minerals was unfortunately scattered during the Rapid Creek (Rapid City) flood of Find any "encyclopedia" since this one and you will find this one is heavily referenced/5(10).

To ask other readers questions about Encyclopedia Of Minerals, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Encyclopedia Of Minerals Lists with This Book5/5(1).

The rocks can be broken down further in my opinion, like most Encyclopedia of Minerals book, such as what makes a schist a schist, and the various forms of the particular rocks. More detail could be done on the minerals, more on their detail. The book just has the general rocks, such as diorite, gabbro, limestone, etc/5(15).

The book only delves into uses of vitamins. It makes a small brief sections on the uses of just a few herbs before attempting to expound upon a variety of assorted illnesses and supposed causes of the same. VERY VALUABLE INFORMATION.

Very easy to use and read. It has a ton of information about the Vitamins, minerals, /5(42). The Complete Encyclopedia of Minerals (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones) Like New, dust cover have tear on top edge - Eligible for FREE Super Saving Shipping!/5(8).

This book was nicely done - good illustrations, lots of variety, clearly written - but the information covering fluorescent minerals in this book was not very accurate.

Every mineral collector needs several sources to get a good idea of what he or she has and this is one that I will continue to use/5(2).

Addeddate Identifier Encyclopedia_Of_Minerals Identifier-ark ark://t20d1t74v Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR) Ppi Encyclopedia of Minerals is Encyclopedia of Minerals book book for all people interested in the beautiful world of minerals. They can find here hundreds of photographs of beautiful crystals and crystal aggregates, together with a list of classic and new occurrences for each mineral species.

Minerals are arranged into chapters according to the mineral system/5. About this book This Encyclopaedia provides a cutting-edge, up-to-date reference source on mineral and energy policies around the world. It offers information on GDP, population, investment scenarios and current environmental regulations in over one hundred countries from 13 Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

The definitive reference work on every accepted mineral species. This second edition of the Encyclopedia of Minerals contains: more that alphabetical entries, of which are entirely new; new color photographs, mostly of large specimens, as well as black and white photographs; 45 new crystal drawings of rare species; the most complete coverage of silicates now available.5/5(1).

Encyclopedia of Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones. Rocks, minerals, and gemstones have fascinated people throughout the ages. They have been used as building materials, decoration, and have often been attributed special powers.

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MINERALS CONCEPT. A mineral is a naturally occurring, typically inorganic substance with a specific chemical composition and structure. An unknown mineral usually can be identified according to known characteristics of specific minerals in terms of certain parameters that include its appearance, its hardness, and the ways it breaks apart when fractured.

Book edited in English by Willard Lincoln Roberts, Thomas J. Campbell and George Robert Rapp, Jr. and published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in With new colour photographs and numerous balck and white photographs, this book presents over known minerals and is a must for collectors of minerals in general.

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This growth was enhanced by technological advances in. Garnets are a set of closely related minerals forming a group, with gemstones in almost every color. The garnet group of related mineral species offers gems of every hue, including fiery red pyrope, vibrant orange spessartine, and rare intense-green varieties of grossular and andradite.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm: Contents: Man and stone --Definition of minerals and glossary of terms --Mineral structure --Properties of minerals and their identification --The origin and occurrence of rocks and minerals --The chemical composition of materials and mineral systems --Elements --Sulphides and.

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Ancient Greek terminology of minerals has also stuck through the ages with widespread usage in modern times. For example, the Greek word asbestos (meaning 'inextinguishable', or 'unquenchable'), for the unusual mineral known today containing fibrous structure.

The ancient historians Strabo (63 BC–19 AD) and Pliny the Elder (23–79 AD) both wrote of asbestos, its qualities, and its origins. The Encyclopedia of Crystals. Beautifully illustrated and effortless to navigate, The Encyclopedia of Crystals, 2nd Edition is organized by crystal color for easy reference, relates the colors of the crystals to chakras, and lets you know how to cleanse and activate them.

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Iron is one of the transition metals.Mineralogy is a subject of geology specializing in the scientific study of the chemistry, crystal structure, and physical (including optical) properties of minerals and mineralized ic studies within mineralogy include the processes of mineral origin and formation, classification of minerals, their geographical distribution, as well as their utilization.