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Mineralogy of Arizona, Fourth Edition
by Raymond W. Grant, Ron Gibbs, Harvey Jong, Jan Rasmussen and Stanley Keith
University of Arizona Press, 2022
Paper: 978-0-8165-4357-1 | eISBN: 978-0-8165-4522-3 | Cloth: 978-0-8165-4358-8
Library of Congress Classification QE375.5.A6G73 2022
Dewey Decimal Classification 549.9791

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Completely revised and expanded, this fourth edition covers the 986 minerals found in Arizona, showcased with breathtaking new color photographs throughout the book. The new edition includes more than 200 new species not reported in the third edition and previously unknown in Arizona.

Chapters in this fourth edition of Mineralogy of Arizona cover gemstones and lapidary materials, fluorescent minerals, and an impressive catalog of mineral species. The authors also discuss mineral districts, including information about the geology, mineralogy, and age of mineral occurrences throughout the state. The book includes detailed maps of each county, showing the boundaries and characteristics of the mineral districts present in the state.

Arizona’s rich mineral history is well illustrated by the more than 300 color photographs of minerals, gemstones, and fluorescent minerals that help the reader identify and understand the rich and diverse mineralogy of Arizona. Anyone interested in the mineralogy and geology of the state will find this the most up-to-date compilation of the minerals known to occur in Arizona.

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