Book written by William H. Blackburn and William H. Dennen, illustrated by Peter I. Russell and published by the Mineralogical Association of Canada in 1997. With close to 35 photographs and illustrations, this book is a must for collectors of minerals in general.
Book size: 21.8 x 30.5 x 2.3 cm. Number of pages: 360.
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Encyclopedia of Mineral Names - Hard cover
This book, the first Special Publication of The Canadian Mineralogist series, is an authoritative work on the etymology of mineral species as indicated in the preface written by Ernest H. Nickel. There are more than 3,700 mineral species cited in this book (out of the accepted 3,800 species known at that time). It is a huge compilation of knowledge extractyed from hundreds of worlwide Journal References (6-page list included). Book is in excellent condition. Autographed by Peter I. Russell.
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