Minerals of Scotland

By Alec Livingstone

Format: Paperback

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 as well as a brief account of Scotland's geological evolution.

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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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Format Paperback
Imprint National Museums of Scotland Enterprises - Publishing
Publication Date 24 Feb 2003
ISBN 9781901663464
Number of Pages 212

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' ... a book no serious collector/mineralogist can afford to be without.' UK Journal of Mines and Minerals

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