Dana's Minerals and How to Study Them
(after Edward Salisbury Dana)Book - 1998
This short, practical guide to the identification of hand specimen minerals utilizes simple methods of observation and inexpensive tools. It gives a guidline on how to collect minerals as well as a tone and language that evoke the charm of an earlier scientific era. A companion volume to the newly revised Dana's New Mineralogy, this book will reward the student of nature seeking an introduction to minerals and their identification.
Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, c1998.
Characteristics: viii, 328 p.,  leaves of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,24 cm.