The Illustrated Guide to Minerals of the World
The Ultimate Field Guide and Visual Aid to 220 Species and Varieties : Includes An Introduction to the World's Key Mineral-forming Environments, Plus Ways to Identify Minerals in the Field and Build A Spectacular CollectionBook - 2007
This is the ultimate photographic guide to 250 of the world's most essential minerals. From precious native elements such as silver, gold and copper to complex silicates such as vesuvianite, first discovered in limestone blocks ejected by Mount Vesuvius, each one exemplifies the wonder of nature.
Publisher: London : Southwater, c2007
Branch Call Number: J 549 Far 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 160 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Alternative Title: Minerals of the world