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Collecting minerals

Bill Ince

Collecting minerals

a handbook for the amateur

by Bill Ince

  • 364 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minerals -- Collection and preservation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBill Ince.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE366.2 .I5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4613694M
    ISBN 100771043163
    LC Control Number77377617
    OCLC/WorldCa3670146

    Rocks and Minerals- Golden Nature Guide by Zim and Shaffer. If you have a pebble puppy and want to encourage them in this hobby, this book is the first one to get. A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals. (Peterson's Field Guide) by Frederick H. Pough Clear and simple, yet comprehensive enough for beginners and experienced collectors alike.   A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities. The Survey's popular Collector's Guide to Maine Minerals is now available in an online edition. Maps and descriptions of collecting sites are available as PDF files for download. Chapter 6 of the online guide contains detailed maps, directions, mineral lists, and other data for individual collecting localities.

    As a result, the reader now has a choice among mineral locality guides, field handbooks, photo collections, or books dedicated to the systematic description of minerals. However, as interest in mineralogy has grown, as collectors have become increasingly knowledgeable and aware of mineralogy in its many facets, the need for more specialized. Visit the places where experienced rock and mineral collectors have found success! Detailed descriptions, photos and maps guide you to some of the best gem collecting sites in the state. Second edition. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with pages.

    Mineral collecting is the hobby of systematically collecting, identifying and displaying mineral specimens. Mineral collecting can also be a part of the profession of mineralogy and allied geologic specialties. Individual collectors often specialize, for example collecting examples of the various colors and forms taken by the mineral calcite, calcite from widely scattered locations in a region. Book written by Gilles Haineault and edited by Patrimoine hilairemontais at the end of With close to photographs, this book is a must for collectors of minerals from the Poudrette Quarry at Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec Province, Canada. Book size: 23 x 18 x 1 cm. Number of pages:


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Collecting minerals by Bill Ince Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book 'Collecting Fluorescent Minerals' is an awesome book with the entire book full of minerals that show what the minerals look like under SW or LW UV light and what the minerals look like under normal daylight.

A book that every Fluorescent mineral collector /5(39). Unlike the dense and highly technical academic tomes that are text-heavy, poorly organized and intimidating, this colorful and easy-to-use reference guide dedicated to collecting rocks, gems Collecting minerals book minerals is ideal for readers who want to expand their understanding without getting lost in a labyrinth of es beautiful color pictures, the book’s easy-to-use, quick reference /5().

Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors.

This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time and features/5(). Collecting minerals book to the extensive scope of the rock, gemstone, and mineral collecting field, the focus of this book is primarily on the rocks and minerals that the majority of people would be interested in collecting for jewelry or lapidary use or for mineral specimens to : Penguin Publishing Group.

A rockhound's must-have resource. Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned : Penguin Publishing Group.

With this book, you’ll experience the excitement of finding, collecting, and identifying rocks and minerals. Dan R. Lynch, author of many field guides, presents a children’s introduction to our amazing Earth.

The book begins with geology basics, such as where rocks come from and how Earth’s surface changes over time/5(91). The front of the book does give somewhat helpful information in identifying rocks and minerals, such as testing for specific gravity, using scratch tests, and checking cleavage, among other tips, but using this book to help in the collection of rocks and minerals just does not work.

Much better books exist, in much easier-to-use formats/5(14). Prospecting for Gemstones and Minerals is the best book to teach you about mineral collecting Prospecting for Gemstones and Minerals is a perfect primer to understanding where to find rocks.

Deposits are explained, how to find them, what is inside of. An introduction to fluorescent minerals, types of fluorescence, how to find fluorescent minerals, light sources, types of light, and where to collect.

The strength of this book is the over pages of breathtaking photos showing fluorescent minerals under daylight and. An introduction to rocks and minerals with detailed photos, description and identification information.

Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. This book is a 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" paperback with pages.

More information, table of. This is another great resource for rockhounds who are into rock and mineral collecting. It contains nearly full color photographs that are very helpful in identifying rock and mineral specimens.

This rockhounding book is an excellent companion for beginners and experienced rockhounds. Detailed maps and descriptive text lead the rockhound to over 82 of the best collecting locales for gems, minerals and fossils.

Numerous black and white photos aid in locating the collecting area and selective color photos help with specimen identification. Includes a handy mineral locator index, glossary and helpful contact information lists.

William Pryce's Mineralogia Cornubiensis (Cornubia being the Latin name for Cornwall), published in London inis a prime collectible dealing with Cornish mining and its ore minerals. Fluorescent Mineral Kit Get a collection of fluorescent minerals and a UV lamp for viewing.

Hand Lens. Hand Lens A ten-power folding magnifier in a metal case. A frequently used tool in the field. Rock and Mineral Books. Rock and Mineral Books - A nice selection of books about rocks and minerals.

An excellent photographic presentation of fluorescent minerals, with useful notes on each and matching photos showing the specimens in natural light. On the good side, the specimens are of a quality that most collectors could find; on the down side, the book is heavily centered on New Jersey specimens, with just a few world-wide specimens/5.

Unlike the dense and highly technical academic tomes that are text-heavy, poorly organized and intimidating, this colorful and easy-to-use reference guide dedicated to collecting rocks, gems and minerals is ideal for readers who want to expand their understanding without getting lost in a labyrinth of science/5.

Look for books on the area, abandoned mines, area geology, or just mineral collecting in the area you want to explore. Before you ever buy a book, look in your local library, you might find something that will give you a good idea about where to collect.

The Mineral Collecting Titles Book Shelf. This selection of books are focused on the subject of mineral collecting - titles that should help people to assemble mineral collections in a systematic way as well as find palce to go "dig um up".

The Audubon Society Pocket Guide - Rocks and Minerals of. Ransome, J. / GEMS AND MINERAL OF AMERICA: A GUIDE TO ROCK COLLECTING, New York,pages, appendices, - 2 - $ 85 [Rock and minerals are listed for each county (including the mine or prospect where known)].

With easy-to-follow instructions on how to extract, trim, preserve, store and exhibit gemstones and minerals, this guide does a superb job of introducing beginners to the science of field ing clear and interesting illustrations, Field Collecting Gemstones and Author: John Sinkankas.

A classic book gets a new, redesigned, and sumptuous edition in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Updated and revised, Gems & Crystals showcases the museum's renowned collection and unlocks the science behind the dazzling properties of each gemstone species.

Nearly. A beginner’s guide to rock, mineral and gem collecting Starting your own mineral, rock and gem collection isn’t as hard as it seems. By Angela Heathcote • Janu • .Every beginner should invest in one good reference book on minerals. It should be comprehensive yet not too technical.

I highly recommend Mineralogy by John Sinkankas as a good reference book (in fact I recommend every book by John Sinkankas).

When it comes to field collecting I recommend Field Collecting Gemstones and Minerals also by Sinkankas.