The World's Finest Minerals and Crystals
Peter Bancroft
Viking Press (1973)
In Collection
Mineralogy, Minerals
Hardcover 9780670790227
The collecting, cutting, and polishing of minerals is one of the largest and fastest-growing hobbies in the world. In spite of the wide popularity of this activity and the generations of scientific study devoted to mineralogy, there is no known formula for determining the best example of a particular mineral species. Rare and valuable specimens of legendary beauty are scattered in collections around the world. Some are in museums, where they may be enjoyed by those people lucky enough to be able to travel to see them; others are in private hands and are seldom seen by the public.
Product Details
LoC Classification QE363.8 .B36 1973
LoC Control Number 77186742
Dewey 549
No. of Pages 176
Height x Width 290 x 250  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Location C 4
Purchase Price 32.00 CHF
Purchase Date février 2015
Condition Very Good
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