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Notes on some California minerals

Arthur Starr Eakle

Notes on some California minerals

by Arthur Starr Eakle

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Mineralogy -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Arthur S. Eakle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE375 .E2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[225]-233 p. :
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL176256M
      LC Control Numbera 12000532
      OCLC/WorldCa4911180

      The Mineral Book is part of the Master Books' Wonders of Creation series. Learn about the order and beauty of minerals, their properties, where they can be found, how they're used, the symbolic use of minerals in the Bible, about their mentions in Heaven, and more. Written from a Young Earth Creationist perspective. A mineral identification guide is included in the back. 94 indexed pages 5/5(1). California's geological forces have created one of the widest varieties of rocks and minerals found in any state. In fact practically every known mineral exists in some quantity in California. Even today there are active mines, some still producing gold, as well as iron, lead, tungsten, zinc, quick silver, talc, chromite, and borate minerals.

      The book begins with "Some Historical Notes on Mineral Collecting in California," a page recounting of some of the most famous collectors and dealers who operated in the state. Then follows the main body of the work: individual chapters on museums and on each collector or family, with biographical notes on their collecting orientations and. The committee notes that it did not speculate on the potential for new, or frontier, applications to drive new demand for these or other minerals in the future, underscoring the committee’s emphasis on the need for federal collection, analysis, and dissemination .

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Arthur Starr Eakle has written: 'Notes on some California minerals' -- subject(s): Mineralogy 'Minerals associated with the crystalline limestone at Crestmore, Riverside County, California. cal notes" (), a part of Bulletinand "Mineralogical notes, series 1" (), in Bulletin In-addition to these papers a report on the crystallography of ferberite from Colorado was prepared (with Mr.

Hess) for publication in the "Proceed­Author: Waldemar Theodore Schaller. The front of the book does give somewhat helpful information in identifying rocks and minerals, such as testing for specific gravity, using scratch tests, and checking cleavage, among other tips, but using this book to help in the collection of rocks and minerals just does not work.

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California Mining and Minerals. Public lands in California provides opportunities for the exploration, development, and production of mineral resources, one of our most basic natural resources.

With California's high population and large urban interface, mineral materials such as sand, gravel, and crushed stone are extracted from BLM. Placers are valuable minerals found in stream gravels. California’s nickname, the Golden State, can be traced back to the discovery of placer deposits of gold in The gold weathered out of hard metamorphic rock in the western Sierra Nevada.

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