Handbook of rocks, minerals, and gemstones / Walter Schumann ; translated by R. Bradshaw and K.A.G. Mills.

Other titles
  • Neue BLV Steine- und Mineralienführer. English
  • Rocks, minerals, and gemstones
  • Rocks, minerals & gemstones.
Published
  • Boston : Houghton Mifflin c1993
Physical description
380 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
ISBN
  • 0395511380 (hbk.)
  • 0395511372 (pbk.)
Notes
  • Spine title: Rocks, minerals & gemstones
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-341) and index.
Contents
  • [pt. 1]. Minerals -- [ch. 1]. Science of minerals -- [ch. 2]. Ore-forming minerals -- [ch. 3]. Minerals as gemstones -- [pt. 2]. Rocks -- [ch. 4]. Introduction to petrology -- [ch. 5]. Igneous rocks -- [ch. 6]. Sedimentary rocks -- [ch. 7]. Metamorphic rocks -- [pt. 3]. Meteorites -- [ch. 8]. Stones from outer space.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Handbook
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • German
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Natural History Museum Library: South Kensington, Mineralogy 549(02) SCH
UCL Library Services: UCL Institute of Archaeology Library INST ARCH BA 11 SCH

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