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Collector's Guide to Silicates Orthosilicates by: Robert J. Lauf

Collector's Guide to Silicates Orthosilicates
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Collector's Guide to Silicates Orthosilicates by: Robert J. Lauf
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Author: Robert J. Lauf
Binding: Hard Cover
Copyright: 2017
Pages: 240
Size: 8.75 x 11.25 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-2017-9780764352867-X2

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The definitive resource for mineral collectors, this comprehensive book describes the structural relationships among orthosilicateminerals, known for their hardness and brilliant colors, and the geological conditions that create prized specimens. It is illustrated with nearly 500 structure diagrams, color photos, and electron micrographs that will help collectors appreciate the minerals already in their collection, build a collection with greater depth, and find additional information. A web link allows readers to view the crystal structuresin three dimensions for a richer appreciation of their details, and an extensive bibliography includes easily accessible references ranging from foundational literature to reports on current scientific research.

450 color and 17 b/w


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