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Mineral Books and Journals
Most of these items are second-hand unless noted, and may display various states of wear and tear.
Prices listed are INCLUSIVE of GST, but POSTAGE IS AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE

AJM Min Rec
AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF MINERALOGY (AJM)
We have over 40 back issues in stock.
Follow this link for a CURRENT LIST (pdf file)
Special Editions $15-$30 + Post
Most editions $10 + Post
MINERALOGICAL RECORD
We have over 600 back issues in stock, 
both new and used. 
(Please ask for an over 10 copy discount)
Follow this link for a CURRENT LIST 
(pdf file 13/05/20)

Special Editions $15-$150 + Post 
Most Editions $10 + Post
MINERALS OF BROKEN HILL - $175.00 + Post
(First Edition 1982, used)
A wonderful resource and photographic reference to the minerals of Broken Hill as well as its history.
We have multiple copies, all second hand, of this hard to obtain edition with dust jackets. One copy includes the signatures of Bill Birch and Howard Warner, two of the co-authors.
MINERALS OF BROKEN HILL - $100.00 + Post
(Second Edition 1988, NEW COPY)
A wonderful resource and photographic reference to the minerals of Broken Hill, with updated mineralogy, photographs and history.
We have multiple new copies, in original packing, of this new, unopened reprint edition with dust jackets.

MINERALOGY by JOHN SINKANKAS - 
$30.00 + Post
(Soft cover 1964, 585 pages)
Sinkaknkas was a prolific writer on mineralogy and gemmology. This book is an excellent guide to identifing and collecting minerals. In used but good condition.

THE MINERALS OF THE MOUNT BIGGENDEN MINE - 
$24.00 + Post (Trevor Dart, 2020, 30 pages, new)
An excellent guide to the famous SE Queensland locality, with plenty of colour photos and descriptions of the minerals of Biggenden.

SEARCHING FOR AUSTRALIAN MINERALS
- $20.00 + Post 
(Soft cover Keith Lancaster, 1980s, 
213 pages, as new condition)
A great resource by a consumate field collector, covers many iconic Australian collecting localities, although many are not now accessible.

DANAS MANUAL OF MINERALOGY 
(Soft cover 17th Edition 1959, 609 pages)
- $20.00 + Post
A good reference for collectors wishing to explore the science and mineralogy using the classic Dana method of grouping minerals. Old but not out of date

COLLECTING AUSTRALIAN GEMSTONES
By Bill James - $18.00 + Post
(Hard cover 1965, 192 pages)
An oldie but a goodie! Original dustcover, but good condition underneath. An excellent book for learning from scratch with fossicking, cutting and minerals and localities within Australia. Used condition.
UNDERSTANDING CRYSTALLOGRAPHY
By Jenny R. Smith - $18.00 + Post
(Soft cover 1991 Edition 176 pages)
If you want to learn about crystallography in a book written to cater for the novice to expert, then this is a really good start. Used condition.
THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MINERALS
By Peter Korbel and Milan Noval - $20.00 + Post
(Hard cover 2001, 295 pages )
A near new copy of a good visual reference to minerals. Plenty of full colour images of minerals. As new condition
GEMSTONES OF THE WORLD
By Walter Schumann - $20.00 + Post 
(Hard cover 1997, 280 pages)
High quality photos of gems and semiprecious stones, with identification data. As new condition.
MINERALS OF THE WORLD- $15.00 + Post
By Rudolf Duda and Lubos Rejl
(Hard cover 1986, 520 pages, used condition)
A great beginners reference to minerals, accompanied with excellent full page colour images of minerals. Used consition.
NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN 
ROCKS AND MINERALS $30.00 + Post
By Charles W. Chesterman
(Soft cover 1996, 850 pages, as new condition)
Although slanted towards US collecting a great field guide pack full of mineral data and photographs - far more than any other field giude. As new condition. 
THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MINERALS AND ROCKS
By Dr J. Kourimsky - $20.00 + Post 
(Soft cover 1992, 350 pages)
Nearly 600 high quality photos, many from European localities with crystal diagrams and data. As new condition.
MINERALS, IDENTIFING, CLASSIFYING AND COLLECTING THEM
By Michael Rupert Hochleitner - $20.00 + Post 
(Soft cover 1994, 238 pages)
Well set out book slanted towards ID of specimens, Plenty of data and excellent images. Good condition.
MINERALS AND GEMSTONES OF THE WORLD
By G. Brocardo - $20.00 + Post 
(Soft cover 1994, 215 pages)
High quality photos with identification data of common minerals and gemstones. Good starter book. As new condition.
COLOUR DICTIONARY OF GEMSTONES 
AND MINERALS
By Michael Donoghue - $18.00 + Post 
(Soft cover 1994, 160 pages)
An excellent reference for common and less common minerals. Excellent photos and data. Used condition.

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