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Anthony, J. W., Williams, S. A., and Bideaux, R. A. / MINERALOGY OF ARIZONA, Revised Edition, Tucson, 263 pages, cl, - 3 -, $ 40 [book is divided into 4 sections, gives the Arizona Mining Districts, and has the 1982 supplement, numerous illustrations, most in color]

Anthony, J. W., Williams, S. A., and Bideaux, R. A. / MINERALOGY OF ARIZONA, Tucson, 1977, pb, 255 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Ball, S. H. / ROMAN BOOK ON PRECIOUS STONES, Los Angeles, 1950, cl, 338 pages, - 3 -, $ 55


Bell, P. and Wright, D. / ROCKS AND MINERALS, MacMillan Field Guide, New York, 1987, pb, 192 pages, - 2 -, $ 10

Bøggild, O. B. / THE MINERALOGY OF GREENLAND (MEDDELELSER OM GRØNLAND), Kommissionen for Videnskabelige Undersøgelser, Grøndland Bd. 149, Nr 3, København, 1953, afb, 442 pages, 88 figs., 1 map (in pocket), - 2 -, an authentic hand cut original copy in English, $ 100

British Museum of Natural History / GEMSTONES, Sterling Publishing Co., New York, 1988, pb, 59 pages, $10

Cannon, B. / MINERALS OF WASHINGTON, Mercer Island, 1975, pb, 184 pages, - 3 -, $ 18

Chalmers, R. O. / AUSTRALIAN ROCKS, MINERALS, AND GEMSTONES, New York, 1968, cl, 398 pages, - 3 - or - 5 -, $ 55


Chemical Publishing Company / CHAMBERS’S MINERALOGICAL DICTIONARY, New York, 1964, 47 pages, 40 hand-drawn plates in colour, - 3 -, $ 49

Deer, W, A., Howie, R. A., and Zussman, J. / ROCK FORMING MINERALS, Volume 1, Ortho- and Ring Silicates, London, 1972, cl, 333 pages, - 2 -, $ 45

Deer, W. A., Howie, R. A., and Zussman, J. / ROCK FORMING MINERALS, Volume 2, Chain Silicates, London, 1974 or 1963, cl, 379 pages, - 2 - or - 3 -, $ 45

Deer, W. A., Howie, R. A., and Zussman, J. / ROCK FORMING MINERALS, Volume 3, Sheet Silicates, London, 1976, cl, 270 pages, - 2 -, $ 45

Deer, W. A., Howie, R. A., and Zussman, J. / ROCK FORMING MINERALS, Volume 5, Non-Silicates, London, 1975, cl, 371 pages, - 2 -, $ 45

Deer, W. A., Howie, R. A., and Zussman, J. / AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ROCK-FORMING MINERALS, 3rd Edition, London, 2013, pb, 498 pages, - 1 -, $ 80, no discounts on this book

de Fourestier, J. / GLOSSARY OF MINERAL SYNONYMS, The Canadian Mineralogist Special Publication 2, Ottawa, 1999, cl, 434 pages, - 2 -, these are new books with a tiny abrasion or two to the front board or spine, contents mint, $ 40


De Michele, V. / THE WORLD OF MINERALS, London, 1972, cl, 128 pages, - 2 -, $ 38 [slight wear to dust cover]

De Michele, V. / THE WORLD OF MINERALS, London, 1972, cl, 128 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Dietrich, R. V. / STONES: THEIR COLLECTION, IDENTIFICATION, AND USES, San Francisco, 1980, cl, 145 pages, - 3 -, $ 20

Dietrich, R. V. / STONES: THEIR COLLECTION, IDENTIFICATION, AND USES, San Francisco, 1980, cl, 145 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

Dietrich, R. V. and Skinner, B. J. / GEMS, GRANITES, AND GRAVELS: Knowing and Using Rocks and Minerals, Cambridge, 1990, cl, 173 pages, - 1 -, $ 45

Downing, P. B. / OPAL ADVENTURES, Tallahassee, 1990, pb, 234 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Eyles, W. C. / THE BOOK OF OPALS, Rutland, 1964, cl, 224 pages plus index, - 3 -, - 2 -. $ 30

Galbraith, F. W. and Brennan, D. J. / MINERALS OF ARIZONA, 3rd Edition, Revised, Tucson, 1959, pb, 116 pages, - 3 -, $ 20 [Great color mineral photographs]

Guastoni, A. and Appiani, R. / MINERALS, A Firefly Guide, New York, pb, 256 pages, -2 -, $ 20


Jensen, D. E. / MINERALS OF NEW YORK STATE, Geneva, 1978, cl, 219 pages, numerous black and white illustrations, 32 color illustrations, line drawing of New York Counties (in pocket), - 1 -, $ 59

Jones, A. / ROCKS AND MINERALS OF THE WORLD, Collins Discovery Guide, London, 2016, pb, 243 pages, - 1 -, $ 15

Kalokerinos, A. / AUSTRALIAN PRECIOUS OPAL, Melbourne, 1976, cl, 51 pages, - 2 -, $ 55


Korbel, P. and Novak, M. / MINERALS ENCYCLOPEDIA, Lisse, 1999, cl, 296 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Medenbach, O. and Wilk, H. / THE MAGIC OF MINERALS, Berlin, 1977, cl, 204 pages, - 3 -, $ 175

Murdoch, J. and Webb, R. W. / MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA Bulletin 173, Sacramento, 1956, cl, 452 pages, includes paperback supplements 1 and 2, - 3 -, $ 65; another copy with supplement 2 only, - 3 -, $ 50; another copy, - 5 -, $ 30

Myatt, B. / AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND GEMSTONES, Sydney, 1972, cl, 511 pages, - 3 -, $ 65


Nabarro, F. R. N. / THEORY OF CRYSTAL DISLOCATIONS, New York, 1967, pb, 821 pages, - 2 -, $ 45



North, J. / DISPLAYS OF NATURE, HISTORY, MINERALS, AND CRYSTALS OF UTAH’S BINGHAM CANYON COPPER MINE, 2010, pb, 64 pages, - 1 -, $ 20


Northrop, S., A. / MINERALS OF NEW MEXICO, 2nd edition revised, Albuquerque, 1959, cl, 665 pages, plus folded map of New Mexico shouwing the Mining Districts of New Mexico, - 2 -, $ 65

Northrop, S. A. / MINERALS OF NEW MEXICO, 3rd edition revised, Albuquerque, 1996, cl, 346 pages, plus 10 pages of mineral district maps, - 1 -, $ 35 [Content is the actually more than above book; this book is formatted in double columns on each page]

Pearl, R. M. / SUCCESSFUL MINERAL COLLECTING AND PROSPECTING, New York, 1961, cl, 164 pages, - 3 -, $ 30


Pellant, C. and Phillips, R. / ROCKS, MINERALS AND FOSSILS OF THE WORLD, Boston, 1990, 175 pages, excellent color photos, - 5 - or - 3 -, $ 15

Pellant, C. and Phillips, R. / ROCKS, MINERALS AND FOSSILS OF THE WORLD, Boston, 1990, 175 pages, excellent color photos, - 2 -, $ 20

Perry, N. and Perry, R. / AUSTRALIAN GEMSTONES IN COLOUR, Sydney, 1968, cl, 122 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Perry, N. and Perry, R. / AUSTRALIAN OPALS IN COLOUR, Sydney, 1973, cl, 112 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Pogue, J. E. / TURQUOISE, Memoirs of the National Academy of Science, Glorieta, 1973, 5th printing, 162 pages, 22 plates, - 3 -, $ 45

Poss, J. R. / STONES OF DESTINY: KEYSTONES OF CIVILIZATION, Houghton, 1975, cl, 253 pages, - 3 -, $ 20

Ransome, J. E. / GEMS AND MINERAL OF AMERICA: A GUIDE TO ROCK COLLECTING, New York, 1974, 705 pages, appendices, - 2 -, $ 85   [Rock and minerals are listed for each county (including the mine or prospect where known)]

Roberts, W. L., Rapp, G. R., and Weber, J. / ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MINERALS, 1st Edition, New York, 1974, cl, 693 pages, - 3 -, $ 150


Roberts, W. L., Rapp, G. R., and Weber, J. / ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MINERALS, 1st Edition, New York, 1974, cl, 693 pages, - 3 -, $ 200

Robinson, G. W. / MINERALS: An Illustrated Exploration of the Dynamic World of Minerals and Their Properties, New York, 1994, cl, 208 pages, - 3 -, $ 35

Rygle, K. J. and Pedersen, S. F. / NORTHWEST TREASURE HUNTER’S GEM AND MINERAL GUIDE, Woodstock, 1999, pb, 157 pages, - 1 -, $ 15

Rygle, K. J. and Pedersen, S. F. / NORTHEAST TREASURE HUNTER’S GEM AND MINERAL GUIDE, Woodstock, 1999, pb, 187 pages, - 1 -, $ 15

Rygle, K. J. and Pedersen, S. F. / SOUTHWEST TREASURE HUNTER’S GEM AND MINERAL GUIDE, Woodstock, 1999, pb, 185 pages, - 1 -, $ 15

Rygle, K. J. and Pedersen, S. F. / SOUTHEAST TREASURE HUNTER’S GEM AND MINERAL GUIDE, Woodstock, 1999, pb, 177 pages, - 1 -, $ 15

Sanborn, W. B. / ODDITIES OF THE MINERAL WORLD, New York, 1976, cl, 142 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Scalisi, P. and Cook, D. / CLASSIC MINERAL LOCALITIES OF THE WORLD: ASIA AND AUSTRALIA, New York, cl, 226 pages, maps, photos, illustrations, minerals (some in color), - 3 -, $ 59

Schumann, W. / STONES AND MINERALS, New York, 1974, cl, 225 pages, - 5 -, $ 10


Schumann, W. / MINERALS OF THE WORLD, New York, 1992, cl, 224 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

Shaub, B. M. / TREASURES FROM THE EARTH: THE WORLD OF ROCKS AND MINERALS, A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR COLLECTORS AND AMATEUR MINERALOGISTS, New York, 1975, cl, 223 pages, - 2 -, $ 20

Simpson, E. S. / MINERALS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Volume 1: Actinolite to Chlorite, 479 pages; Volume 2: Chloritoid to Jasper, 675 pages, Volume 3: Kamacite to Zoisite, 714 pages, a number of locations given in latitude and longitude in back of each volume, - 3 -, exceptionally clean set, spines slightly sun faded, no illustrations, fine authoritative text, $ 495

Sinkankas, J. / GEMSTONES OF NORTH AMERICA, Colored Illustrations and line drawings by the author, Princeton, 1959, cl, 675 pages, - 2 -, $ 45


Sinkankas, J. / MINERALOGY, New York, 1964, afb, 585 pages, - 3 -, $ 65

Sinkankas, J. / MINERALOGY: A First Course, 2nd Edition, Princeton, 1966, cl, 587 pages, - 3 -, $ 60

Sinkankas, J. / PROSPECTING FOR GEMSTONES AND MINERALS, New York, 1970, pb, 397 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Smith, G. F. H. / GEMSTONES, 12th Edition, New York, 1952, 537 pages, - 3 -, $ 20 [4 plates in color, 40 in monotome and 145 text illustrations]

Symes, R. F. and Young, B. / MINERALS OF NORTHERN ENGLAND, Edinburgh, 2008, pb, 208 pages, fine colour illustrations, - 1 -, $ 40


Tait, K. / GEMS AND MINERALS: EARTH TREASURES FROM THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM, Toronto, 2011, cl, 255 pages, - 1 -, $ 40 [My opinion: This is one of the best gem & mineral books! Fine photography, excellent detailing of minerals regarding mineral composition, habit, orgin of names, locations where found, etc.]

Talent, J. A. / MINERALS, ROCKS AND GEMS: A Handbook for Australia, Hong Kong, 1970, cl, 287 pages, - 3 -, $ 40

Techer, D. / STEREOGRAM BOOK OF ROCKS, MINERALS, AND GEMS, Northbrook, 1970, pb, 64 pages, includes stereoscope, - 3 -, $ 20

Vanders, I. and Kerr, P. F. / MINERAL RECOGNITION, New York, 1967, cl, 316 pages, - 3 -, $ 35

Voynick, S. M. / COLORADO ROCKHOUNDING: A Guide to Minerals, Gemstones, and Fossils, Missoula, 1994, pb, 372 pages, - 1 -, $ 20

Wilson, W. E., Bartsch, J. A., and Mauthner, M. / MASTERPIECES OF THE MINERAL WORLD, from Treasures from the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, 2004, cl, 263 pages, - 1 -, $ 75 [Contents: Introduction; The Discerning Eye (What Makes a Mineral Collectible?); 161 plates of minerals with descriptions, when collected, etc., Paths of Discovery (Mine to Museum) which gives details on the mine or mining location where the minerals illustrated in the text were found with dates and additional historical information is given; A Royal Passion (History of Aristocratic Mineral Collecting from the 16th to the 20th Centuries); Selected Bibliography and Photographic Credits]

Wolter, S. F. / THE LAKE SUPERIOR AGATE, Minneapolis, 1986, pb, 103 pages, - 3 -, $ 28

Zietner, J. C. / APPALACHIAN MINERAL AND GEM TRAILS, San Diego, 1978, pb, 134 pages, - 5 -, $ 25

Rocks and Minerals Magazine [listed by volume, issue, year, title, and cost]

56 (4) 1981 / Amber: Dominican Republic, $ 6

61 (1) 1986 / Rhodochosite: Hot, Pink and Pretty, $ 10

62 (1) 1987 / Ubiquitous Quartz, $ 8

64 (1) 1989 / Galena from Mississippi Valley-Type Deposits, $ 10

63 (1) 1988 / Beryl: A Summary, $ 10

67 (1) 1992 / Pyromorphite: A Review, $ 16

71 (4) 1996 / Vermont Minerals and Localities, $ 10

Matrix - Journal of the History of Minerals [listed by volume, (issue), year, content, and cost]

1 (1) / 88 / S.C.H. Bailey Mineral Collection, $ 5

1 (2,3,4) / 88 / Benjamin Silliman, Yale’s Early Mineral Mineral Collections, Peabody Museum, $ 15

1 (5, 6) / 88 / William Boyce Thompson: The Man from Alder Gulch (who formed Newmont Gold Company), $ 15

2 (1, 2) / 91 / A History of Mineral Collecting: Continental European Collections from Stone Age through the 17th Century, $ 10

2 (3) / 91 / Columbia School of Mines Collection, $ 8

2 (4) / 91 / Michigan - Ontonagon Boulder, $ 8

2 (5, 6) / 91 / Rambles of an Amateur Mineralogist, part 1 and 2, $ 10

3 (1) / 93 / Pennsylvania - Brinton’s Serpentine Quarry, $ 10

3 (2) / 93 / Michigan’s Cliff Mine, $ 10

3 (3, 4) / 94 / Peabody Meteorite Collection, $ 15

3 (5, 6) / 94 / Maryland Mineralogy, Copper, Gold, $ 20

4 (2) / 95 / Maine - Lead Mines of Lubec, $ 20

4 (3) / 95 / New York - 1st Millerite Locality, $ 20

4 (4) / 95 / Arkansas - Zinc Field Mines, $ 20

5 (2) 95 / Connecticut - History of Bristol Chalcocite, $ 20

5 (3) / 97 / New Hampshire - Strafford Mica Mine, $ 15


5 (4) / 97 / New York - Anthony’s Nose, $ 15

6 (1) / 98 / South Carolina - Dorn Gold Mine, $ 15

6 (4) / 98 / Life and Times of Benjamin Shaub, $ 15

7 (1) / 99 / England - B.M. Wright - Mineral Dealer, $ 15

7 (2, 3) / 99 / Virginia-Missouri Lead Industry I and II, $ 35

7 (4) / 99 / Travels of California Gold, $ 15

8 (2) / 00 / Arthur Montgomery, $ 15

8 (4) / 00 / Michigan - Reeder Mineral Collection, $ 20

9 (1) / 01 / Pennsylvania - Garnet Mines of Chelsea, $ 20

9 (2) / 01 / New York - Tilley Foster Iron Mine, $ 20

9 (4) / 01 / Michigan - A. E. Seaman, $ 20

10 (1) / 02 / New South Wales - Mineral and Mining History, Torrington Region, $ 20

11 (4) / 03 / Georgia: Mineral History of Georgia, $ 30

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