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Minerals and man,

Author: Cornelius S Hurlbut
Publisher: New York, Random House [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The nature, origin, and properties of 150 principal minerals are discussed in this illustrated volume as well as past and present uses.
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Hurlbut, Cornelius S. (Cornelius Searle), 1906-2005.
Minerals and man.
New York, Random House [1968]
(OCoLC)654672999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius S Hurlbut
OCLC Number: 233880
Notes: "A Chanticleer Press edition."
Description: 304 pages illustrations (some color) 29 cm
Contents: Minerals and How to Know Them --
Early Use of Minerals --
The Earth and Its Rocks --
Minor Minearls of the Rocks --
Nature's Treasure House --
A Traprock Suite: Zeolites and Related Minerals --
Crystals in Sedimentary Rocks --
Minerals from the Sea --
Minerals of Land-Locked Lakes --
Metals as Minerals --
Ore Minerals of the Common Metals --
Minerals That Glow in the Dark --
Iron and Its Ores --
Minerals of the Precious Stones --
Quartz --
Colored Stones and Ornamental Minerals --
Minerals for Atomic Energy --
The Mines and Minerals of Cornwall --
An Incombustible Fabric and a Stone That Burns.
Responsibility: by Cornelius S. Hurlbut, Jr. Photos. by Studio Hartmann [and others].

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The nature, origin, and properties of 150 principal minerals are discussed in this illustrated volume as well as past and present uses.

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