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Minerals And How To Study Them - A Book For Beginners In Mineralogy (1896) (Paperback) Loot Price: R800
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Minerals And How To Study Them - A Book For Beginners In Mineralogy (1896) (Paperback): Edward Salisbury Dana

Minerals And How To Study Them - A Book For Beginners In Mineralogy (1896) (Paperback)

Edward Salisbury Dana

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MINERALS AND HOW TO STUDY THEM - 1909 - A BOOK FOR BEGINNER8 IN Mineralogy - PREFACE. - THE author has occupied some hours, which could not be devoted to more serious labor, in preparing this little book, in the hope that it might serve to encourage those who have a desire to learn, about minerals, and also to increase the number of those whose tastes may lead them in this direction. He shares with most teachers at the present time the conviction that the cultivation of the powers of observation is a most essential eiement in the education of young people of both sexes he believes, further, that no subject is better fitted to accomplish this object and at the same time to excite active interest than that of Mineralogy. The attempt has been made to present the whole subject in a clear, simple, and, so far as possible, a readable form without too much detail and at the same time without cheapening the science. As the understanding of the different parts of the subject requires some preliminary knowledge of physics and of chemistry, a little elementary matter in these departments has been introduced. Much attention has been given to the illustrations, most of which have been made expressly for this book others reduced in size are taken from the sixth edition of the System of Mineralogy 1892 several have been borrowed iii iv IRE FAC IS. fro111 Tschermuks Bfinernlogy, and one fro111 L work 1 I3au1nllnuer. Ihc corrcbct represcntatioli of 1, cb 11 - 1 . i . I ils nlid of the actual specimeils from the caljitiet i. L c l i f l i c - l i l t nntter, a nd in this t l eau thor 11 s L cc i so fol. tl l t I c l t, secure tlie services of the skillfnl ontl-c gl 1 i 1 1. - . l -. I .. IIolso i ofBye. 1I lren. rlllv s gcc stlo f . l i i l c s s l 1 011111 tellcl to sir-e this vol irne greater lccnr, zcy 01 uscft111ies will be always grntcfully receive.. TABLE OF CONTENTS . CHAPTER PAGE I . MINERALS A ND MZNERALOGYIN TRODUCTORRYE MARX . S . 1 11 . SOME PRELIMINARY HINTE A8 TO HOW TO STUDY MIN-........................................... ERALS 8 Suggestions about making a Collection . .................

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Imprint: Kessinger Publishing Co
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2008
First published: 2008
Authors: Edward Salisbury Dana
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 392
ISBN-13: 978-0-548-82802-1
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Science: general issues > General
LSN: 0-548-82802-4
Barcode: 9780548828021

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