Part I: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks and Minerals. 1. Your
Mineral Collection; 2. Rocks and Minerals and Where to Find Them; 3.
Physical Properties of Minerals; 4. Crystal Classifications; 5 The
Chemical Classification of Minerals; 6. Tests, Techniques, and Tips.
Part II. Mineral Descriptions
Elements; Sulfides and Sulfosalts; Oxides; Halides; Carbonates;
Nitrates; Borates; Sulfates; Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates, and
Uranates; Tungstates (Wolframates) and Molybdates; Silicates: Silica
Type, Disilicate Type, Metasilicate Types, Pyrosilicate Type,
Orthosilicate Type, Subsilicate Type. Includes 30 figures and 64 plates.