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Minerals of the World

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This guide helps the reader identify minerals quickly and easily, using the author's "Rapid Identification System" based on three measurable properties: the streak or inherent colour of a mineral; its Mohs' hardness, which can be determined using the "scratch test"; and its specific gravity or relative density. Colour-coded bars enable the reader to locate the possible matches. More than 500 mineral forms are presented with entries that include: name fracture; lustre; chemical formula; aggregates; and occurrence and ...

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0806985712

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9780806985718

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Minerals of the World
2008, Sterling, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781402753398

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Minerals of the World
1998, Sterling Publishing (NY), New York, NY

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Minerals of the World
1992, Sterling Publishing (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780806985701

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