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Title:
Manual of mineralogy (after James D. Dana)
Author:
Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895.
Edition:
Twentieth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [1985]

©1985
Physical Description:
xi, 596 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780471805809
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Comprehensive and up-to-date, this revised introductory text presents a balanced treatment of basic concepts in mineralogy and descriptive discussions of about 200 of the most common minerals. New in this 20th Edition are a more simplified approach to crystal morphology, a chapter on internal order and structure, a new chapter on gem minerals with four color plates, and revisions throughout the text which reflect a more quantitative approach.