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Mineral Species Discovered in Canada

Mineral Species Discovered in Canada book by Laszlo Horvath

Special Publication Volume 6

By László Horváth

This annotated and illustrated compendium focuses on the 206 mineral species discovered in Canada or redefined from Canadian localities in the last 222 years. It also highlights 30 minerals named after Canadians but discovered outside Canada, and includes a section on obsolete names of mineral species first described from Canadian localities.

Hardcover. 382 pages. 2003.

MAC Member Price: $36 CAD/USD

Publication Price $45.00 CAD/USD
ID: SP-6
ISBN: 0-921294-40-9


This book also gives a brief historical overview of works documenting mineralogy in Canada from its beginnings in 1752 to the present. Appendices covering the chronology of mineral discoveries, individual type-localities, type-mineral specimens and their repositories, chemical classification of type minerals, an author index, and general references complete the book.

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