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8 edition of Minerals of California found in the catalog.

Minerals of California

by Joseph Murdoch

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Published by California State Print. Off. in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Mineralogy -- California,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- California

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 321-402.

      Statementby Joseph Murdoch and Robert W. Webb.
      SeriesCalifornia. Dept. of Natural Resources. Division of Mines. Bulletin 136
      ContributionsWebb, Robert Wallace, 1909- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN24.C2 A3 no. 136
      The Physical Object
      Pagination402 p.
      Number of Pages402
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL254477M
      LC Control Numbergs 48000075
      OCLC/WorldCa3188938

      " Seventy-seven mineral species appeared on the list. It was the beginning of a series that became known as Minerals of California. This first catalog was followed in and by a list of species compiled by H. G. Hanks, the first state mineralogist of California, and pub lished in the fourth and sixth State Mining Bureau reports. Benitoite - Dallas Gem Mine, California State Gem Stone, cm x cm Actinolite - Former collection of Al McGuiness, cm x cm Grossular - cm x cm.

      From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Introduction. 1: Native Elements. 8: H. Earl Pemberton Limited preview - Minerals of California for through H. Earl Pemberton Snippet view - Minerals of California for through H. Earl. This book was originally published in as an "Annotated Catalog of the Principal Mineral Species Hitherto Recognized in California and the adjoining States and Territories." The initial publication listed 77 minerals. The current () edition contains minerals.

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Minerals of California by Joseph Murdoch, , California State Print. Off. edition, in EnglishCited by:   Aside from the beautiful weather and landscape, California has a reputation for producing notorious geological formations as well as some popular minerals. California rocks and minerals may appear to be the same thing, when in fact they are different entities all together. Rocks are made up of several minerals as well.


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This first catalog was followed in and by a list of species compiled by H. Hanks, the first state mineralogist of California, and pub lished in the fourth and sixth State Mining Bureau : Springer US. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pemberton, H. Earl, Minerals of California.

New York ; London: Van Nostrand Reinhold, © (OCoLC) Mineral Book, "Minerals of California", Pemberton,no dust jacket. Condition is Good. Allright, fine, the dust-jacket is not present. But on the upside the book itself is present and in really good condition.

Also, because of the dustjacket snafu, I will offer this book at substantially lower rate than similar issues of this Rating: % positive. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: An updating of: Minerals of California: centennial volume, / by Joseph Murdoch and Robert Wallace Webb. In William P. Blake, professor of mineralogy, geology and mining at the College of California, parent to the University of California, Berkeley, prepared as a report to the State Board of Agriculture an "Annotated Catalog of the Principal Mineral Species Hitherto Recognized in California and the adjoining States and Territories.

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More information, table of contents. Minerals of California book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In William P. Blake, professor of mineralogy, geology and mini 3/5(1). #N#View All Native Elements Sulfides Oxides Halides Carbonates Nitrates Borates Sulfates Phosphates Tungstates/Molybdates Silicates Tectosilicates - Silica Group - Feldspar Group - Zeolite Group Phyllosilicates - Mica Group - Chlorite Group Inosilicates - Amphibole Group - Pyroxene Group Cyclosilicates - Tourmaline Group Sorosilicates.

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Minerals of California by H. Earl Pemberton,Van Nostrand Reinhold edition, in EnglishCited by: California's geological forces have created one of the widest varieties of rocks and minerals found in any state.

In fact practically every known mineral exists in some quantity in California. Even today there are active mines, some still producing gold, as well as iron, lead, tungsten, zinc, quick silver, talc, chromite, and borate minerals.The California gold rush of the s continues today with small miners mining for gold and silver in more than 5, mining claims and where rockhounders search for rocks, minerals, and gemstones on public lands.