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Mineral Species Discovered in Canada and Species Named After Canadians (The Canadian Mineralogist, Special Publication 6) ePub download

by Laszlo Horvath

  • Author: Laszlo Horvath
  • ISBN: 0921294409
  • ISBN13: 978-0921294405
  • ePub: 1871 kb | FB2: 1606 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Earth Sciences
  • Publisher: Mineralogical Association of Canada (2003)
  • Pages: 373
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The Canadian Mineralogist Special Publication 6, 2003. The history of new mineral discoveries in Canada, covering more than 220 years, is briefly described in the introduction. 372 pages, hardcover, 3 parts, 7 appendixes, index. The pages presenting the mineral species named after people contain not only some facts about those persons, but also their portraits (which seems to be very important!). Other illustra-tions in the book include black and white photographs of minerals (basically SEM images), crystal draw-ings, and scenic pictures of the type localities.

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Each mineral species is identified by its own appellation, and names have been assigned since antiquity. While there are only some 3000 valid mineral species, nearly 20 000 names occur in the literature. Two branches of the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, the Geological Survey of Canada and the Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology, rank very high among the leading institutions that identify and publish scientific studies on new minerals; at this time, they have at least half a dozen new species under examination. A number of Canadian localities, regions and other geographical features are identified by names from the mineral kingdom.

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Horváth, L. (2003) Mineral species discovered in Canada and species named after Canadians. Canadian Mineralogist, Special Publication 6 372 p. Ramik, . 2007) Lost and found: One of Canada’s earliest type mineral localities. Abstracts from the 32rd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Rocks & Minerals: 82: 244. This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat. This does not claim to be a complete list. This locality information is for reference purposes only.

This book focuses on the 206 mineral species discovered in Canada. It also highlights 30 minerals named after Canadians but discovered outside of Canada
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