Publisher description for The 23rd edition of the manual of mineral science : (after James D. Dana) / Cornelis Klein, Barbara Dutrow.


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The classic in the field since 1848, this extraordinary reference offers readers unsurpassed coverage of mineralogy and crystallography. The book is known for integrating complete coverage of concepts and principles with a more systematic and descriptive treatment of mineralogy. The revised edition now includes a CD-ROM to let readers see the minerals and crystals, while also viewing chemical composition, symmetry, and morphological crystallography.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mineralogy.