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A catalogue of the mineral collections in the Museum of Practical Geology

with introductory and explanatory remarks

by Museum of Practical Geology (Great Britain)

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Published by Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode ... for H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

  • Catalogues and collections,
  • Mineralogy

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    Wandsworth copy bound in with other Museum of Practical Geology catalogues

    Statementby Warington W. Smyth, Trenham Reeks, and F.W. Rudler
    ContributionsSmyth, Warington W. (Warington Wilkinson), 1817-1890, Reeks, Trenham, Rudler, F. W. (Frederick William), 1840-1915, Great Britain. Her Majesty"s Stationery Office
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26522714M

    - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral . Mineral Museum Collection. The collection contains o fine mineral specimens from throughout the world. Stored specimens are cataloged using the Hey system. Over 1, specimens are on display at the Mineral Museum on the campus of Montana Technological University in Butte, MT. The Museum is open to the public.

    Collections. The collections of the Department of Mineralogy and Petrography comprise a total of about catalogued objects (the effective number of pieces is of course considerably higher). About 15% of the total inventory is on public display (in the case of the mineral collection . Article Meteorites Lists of meteorites and related objects in the AMNH collection. Article Minerals and Gems Minerals and gems have been part of the Museum since it opened in The AMNH purchased its first major mineral collection in Article Ore Deposits The American Museum is home to a collection of approximately 5, samples representing important mineral deposits from around the.

    This beautifully illustrated book, with text in both English and Chinese, was prepared by the staff of the Geological Museum of China to commemorate the museum’s 80th anniversary of establishment, to be used as an introduction to the Museum’s mineral collection for Chinese collectors, as well as for visitors to the Museum from other countries. presented at a conference, of the same name as the book, edited by Nudds, J.R. and Pettit, C.W ‘The value and valuation of natural science collections’, Geological Society, London. Standards in the Museum Care of Geological Collections, revised by Mick Stanley for MLA, Page 6/

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