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Product Description: For students of geology, this book offers a systematic overview of uranium and thorium minerals, which are known for their intense ultraviolet fluorescence and are critically important as our source of nuclear energy. Learn about the geochemical conditions that produce significant ore deposits and view more than 600 maps, structure diagrams, color photos, and electron micrographs...read more

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9780764351136 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, June 28, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: For students of geology, this book offers a systematic overview of uranium and thorium minerals, which are known for their intense ultraviolet fluorescence and are critically important as our source of nuclear energy.

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Product Description: Among rock-forming minerals, the zeolite group is large and widespread, and is enormously important to industry. Zeolites form excellent crystals. The group is structurally complex and notable for its ability to exchange cations with surrounding solutions...read more

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9780764346750 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, September 28, 2014, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Among rock-forming minerals, the zeolite group is large and widespread, and is enormously important to industry.

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Product Description: Quartz is prized by both mineral collectors and lapidary artists. Over 130 vivid photographs of these beautiful minerals are presented to show each mineral in its geological context. Superb examples are found in diverse geological settings from pegmatites to Alpine clefts and hydrothermal veins...read more

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9780764341618 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, September 28, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Quartz is prized by both mineral collectors and lapidary artists.

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Product Description: Garnet, with its many color varieties, is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists. Superb examples are found at many locales worldwide, in both igneous and metamorphic rocks. Other members of the group are prized by species collectors and micromount enthusiasts...read more

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9780764340031 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, April 28, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Garnet, with its many color varieties, is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists.

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Product Description: Beryl in its many color varieties is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists. Superb examples are found at many locales worldwide, mainly in pegmatites and schists. Other members of the group are prized by species collectors and micromount enthusiasts...read more

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9780764338786 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, November 28, 2011, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Beryl in its many color varieties is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists.

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Product Description: Among rock-forming minerals, the colorful tourmaline group is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists. Superb examples are found at many locales worldwide, and in diverse geological settings from pegmatites to schists...read more

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9780764337758 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, June 28, 2011, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Among rock-forming minerals, the colorful tourmaline group is a favorite of both mineral collectors and gemologists.

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Product Description: Over 140 color photos, diagrams, and text reveal the crystal structures, habits, names, and changing family relationships of silicate crystals. This thorough guide provides an introduction to crystallography, the current classification of silicate structures, and reviews orthosilicates, disilicates, chain silicates, sheet silicates, and framework silicates...read more

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9780764335792 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, November 28, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Over 140 color photos, diagrams, and text reveal the crystal structures, habits, names, and changing family relationships of silicate crystals.

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Product Description: Over 115 color photos display pyroxene group minerals in all their forms and colors. The informative text provides an introduction to their chemistry and taxonomy, formation and geochemistry. A detailed entry for each mineral includes color reference photos...read more

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9780764334047 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, January 31, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Over 115 color photos display pyroxene group minerals in all their forms and colors.

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9780764332685, titled "Collector's Guide to the Three Phases of Titania: Rutile, Anatase, and Brookite" | Schiffer Pub Ltd, July 28, 2009, cover price $19.99

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Product Description: Mica is a broad term encompassing about forty minerals, ranging from the common to the rare, many at times forming excellent crystals jewelers use. This book feaures examples recently described among the 115 striking color photos and electron micrographs

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9780764330476 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, July 28, 2008, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Mica is a broad term encompassing about forty minerals, ranging from the common to the rare, many at times forming excellent crystals jewelers use.

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