Dana's New Mineralogy

Dana's New Mineralogy

The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana

Book - 1997
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Following in the tradition of the "System of Mineralogy" introduced by Wiley in 1837, this one-of-a-kind reference brings mineralogy into the 21st century. It describes all of the over 3700 recognized mineral species. New features include emphasis on mineral structure, presenting descriptions of all the important species. New specially commissioned structure diagrams describe all the important mineral groups. All homologous species are classified and all polymorphic forms identified. Compact and convenient in one volume, it offers exceptional coverage on where minerals can be found and accurate, up-to-date references.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, c1997.
Edition: 8th ed., entirely rewritten and greatly enl.
ISBN: 9780471193104
0471193100
Characteristics: xlv, 1819 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: New mineralogy

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