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Turquoise Mines, Minerals, and Wearable Art, 2nd Edition

Turquoise Mines, Minerals, and Wearable Art, 2nd Edition

2nd Edition

Mark P. Block
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Explore the fascinating history and contemporary influence of turquoise as a gemstone of choice for collectors, artists, and...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 553 color and b/w images | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764353642 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector’s Guide to Silicates: Di- and Ring Silicates

Collector’s Guide to Silicates: Di- and Ring Silicates

Robert Lauf
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This book explains the structural relationships among di- and ring silicate minerals, known for their hardness and brilliant...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 581 color images | 272 pp
ISBN13: 9780764354366 | Binding: hard cover

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A Collector's Guide to Granite Pegmatites

A Collector's Guide to Granite Pegmatites

Vandall T. King
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Granite pegmatite crystals have long been admired by gem and mineral collectors as a source of fine specimens and gem...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 209 color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764335785 | Binding: soft cover

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Collecting Fluorescent Minerals

Collecting Fluorescent Minerals

Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition

Stuart Schneider
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Seeing fluorescent minerals up close for the first time is an exciting experience. The colors are so pure and the glow is so...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 870 color photos | 192 pp
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ISBN13: 9780764336195 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector’s Guide to the Black Tourmaline of Pierrepont, New York

Collector’s Guide to the Black Tourmaline of Pierrepont, New York

Steven C. Chamberlain, George W. Robinson, Michael R. Walter, Jeffrey R. Chiarenzelli, Marian V. Lupulescu, David G. Bailey
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Since its discovery by a teenager in 1859, thousands of specimens of lustrous black tourmaline crystals from Pierrepont, New...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 229 color & b/w images | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764351990 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to Fluorite

Collector's Guide to Fluorite

Arvid Eric Pasto
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Fluorite is found everywhere, has been important to industry for centuries, and is a minor ornamental material as well....

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 143 color photos, 10 illus. | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764331930 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to Quartz and Other Silica Minerals

Collector's Guide to Quartz and Other Silica Minerals

Robert J. Lauf
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Quartz is prized by both mineral collectors and lapidary artists. Over 130 vivid photographs of these beautiful minerals are...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 133 color & 3 b/w photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764341618 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Axinite Group

Collector's Guide to the Axinite Group

Robert J. Lauf
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The axinite group of rock-formed minerals is well known to collectors through the spectacularly sharp crystals collected in...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 97 color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764332166 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Beryl Group

Collector's Guide to the Beryl Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Beryl in its many color varieties is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists. Superb examples are found at...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 103 color & 2 b/w photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764338786 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Epidote Group

Collector's Guide to the Epidote Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Over 90 striking color photos display minerals of the epidote group, well known to mineral collectors for their rich colors...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 92 color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764330483 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Feldspar Group

Collector's Guide to the Feldspar Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Over 100 vivid color photographs of beautiful feldspar minerals show each species in its geological context. The feldspar...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 107 color & 2 b/w photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764343292 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Garnet Group

Collector's Guide to the Garnet Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Garnet, with its many color varieties, is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists. Superb examples are found...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 129 color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764340031 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Mica Group

Collector's Guide to the Mica Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Mica is a broad term encompassing about forty minerals, ranging from the common to the rare, many at times forming excellent...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 115 color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764330476 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Pyroxene Group

Collector's Guide to the Pyroxene Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Over 115 striking color photos display pyroxene group minerals in all their forms and colors. This group of rock-forming...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 116 color & 5 b/w images | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764334047 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Three Phases of Titania: Rutile, Anatase, and Brookite

Collector's Guide to the Three Phases of Titania: Rutile, Anatase, and Brookite

Robert J. Lauf
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The mineral Titania is found in large, well-formed crystals at localities around the world. Over 100 color photos display...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 107 color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764332685 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Tourmaline Group

Collector's Guide to the Tourmaline Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Among rock-forming minerals, the colorful tourmaline group is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists. Superb...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 129 color & 1 b/w photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764337758 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Vesuvianite Group

Collector's Guide to the Vesuvianite Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Among rock-forming minerals, the vesuvianite group is best known through the many colorful crystals collected at the Jeffrey...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 97 color photos, 4 illus. | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764332159 | Binding: soft cover

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Collector's Guide to the Zeolite Group

Collector's Guide to the Zeolite Group

Robert J. Lauf
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Among rock-forming minerals, the zeolite group is large and widespread, and is enormously important to industry. Zeolites...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 250 color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764346750 | Binding: soft cover

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Gems & Minerals

Gems & Minerals

Dr. Andreas Landmann
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In recent years, minerals and gems have enjoyed growing renown and popularity. At this time there are some 3,800 different...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 166 color photos | 180 pp
ISBN13: 9780764330667 | Binding: hard cover

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Introduction to Radioactive Minerals

Introduction to Radioactive Minerals

Robert J. Lauf
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Collectors have long admired uranium and thorium minerals for their brilliant colors, intense ultraviolet fluorescence, and...

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 196 | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764329128 | Binding: soft cover

$29.95

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