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Glossary of Mineral Synonyms

Volume 2, 1999
By J. de Fourestier
ISBN: 0-921294-44-1

This Special Publication covers an exhaustive listing of over 35000 mineral names used throughout the ages and in various languages along with the equivalent IMA-approved name.

It features a 37-page list of inadequately described and unknown minerals, and incorporates trade names and the vocabulary of the gem industry including artificial stones.

“A must purchase for libraries .. for curators, collection managers, mineral dealers and collectors. It should be a tool that is never out of reach”.

C. Francis, Am. Mineral. 85, 2000