Minerals Of Scotland

Past And Present

Alec Livingstone

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A comprehensive and definitive account of Scotland's minerals and the men who discovered, collected and examined them. This study includes sections on the collectors themselves and the pioneering role that Scottish scientists played in the development of mineralogy. Sixty-one minerals native to Scotland are detailed in this book with their description, history and occurrence; while a glossary of all 552 known species is included. This publication is a valuable contribution to Scotland's mineral heritage.

 
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Book Details

ISBN: 9781901663464
Publisher: NMS
Publication Date:
30 June 2002
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Pages: 212 p.


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