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A comprehensive and definitive account of Scotland's minerals and the people who discovered, collected and examined them, this study includes sections on the collectors themselves and the pioneering role that Scottish scientists played in the development of mineralogy. Sixty-one minerals native to Scotland are detailed in this book with their description, history and occurrence; while a glossary of all 552 known species is also included. This publication is a valuable contribution to Scotland's mineral heritage.
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Alec Livingstone was formerly Curator of Minerals at the National Museums of Scotland.Review:
' ... a book no serious collector/mineralogist can afford to be without.' UK Journal of Mines and Minerals
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Book Description Natl Museums of Scotland, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1901663469