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Minerals arise out of the earth in a vast array of shapes, colors, and sizes--some glittering and elegant, others rough and sturdy. The Complete Mineral Encyclopedia is a user-friendly guide to this dazzling world, with comprehensive information on over 600 minerals from all around the globe. Arranged according to the mineralogical system, this volume also includes symbols to help you find the information you need quickly, such as chemical formulas and properties, and rate and location of occurrence in nature. Fully illustrated with hundreds of exquisite photographs, this is an invaluable reference tool.