Used Books on Geology, Fossils and Gemstones
A Field Guide to Australian Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones -by- Wolf Mayer. 1976. ISBN 0727002058.
Australian Minerals. Australian Geology. 223 full colour photographs illustrate 111 Australian minerals and gemstones, and 47
different types of rocks with localities where each mineral and gemstone may be found; geological maps for each State; 22
diagrams accompany the text; identification tables provided for each major colour grouping of minerals. Used hardcover book in
dust jacket. 336 pages. (Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1976) Dust jacket is bumped on corners and scuffed. Marks on endpapers.
Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 600 grams. _
Australian Precious Opal A Guide Book For Professionals -by- Andrew Cody. ISBN 0646016148. Signed Copy. Australian Opals.
Australian Gemstones. Chapters cover: Opals in history; Opal formation; Solid opals: light opal, Solid opals: black opal; Solid opals:
boulder opal; Other opal: Andamooka Matrix - Triplets and doublets - Carvings and beads; Valuing opal; Opal shapes and sizes; Glossary;
From rough opal to cut opal; The opal mining fields. Illustrated in full colour. Signed inscription by Andrew Cody written on title page.
Used small softcover book. 68 pages. (Andrew Cody Pty Ltd. Melbourne. 1991) Corners of covers are bumped. Covers are lightly scuffed.
Number 5051 printed inside front cover. Pages are in excellent condition.
Beautiful Australian Opals A Field Guide -by- Len Cram. ISBN 1862730504. Signed by Len Cram.
Australian Gemstones. Australian Opals. Illustrated with maps and colour photographs. Signed and dated 1994 by Len
Cram on title page. Used small softcover book. 84 pages. (Robert Brown & Associates. Coorparoo, Qld. 1994) In fine
Beautiful Lightning Ridge And History -by- Len Cram. ISBN 0646273981. Australian Gemstones. Australian Opals. Includes two pages
each of four full colour postcards picturing opals or Lightning Ridge mining scenes with perforated edges. Used softcover book.
42 pages. (Len Cram. 19964) In fine condition. (2)
Fossils -by- Richard Moody. Hamlyn Nature Guides. ISBN 0600336549. Fossils. Over 200 species of fossil
each identified with colour photographs. Illustrated with line drawings and colour photographs. Used small hardcover book. No
dust jacket. 128 pages. (The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd. London. 1979) Small brown stain on half title page. Else very good.
Gemstones A Pocket Companion. ISBN 0785809724. Gemstones. A fact-packed introduction with a visual directory
of the various gemstone types; each gemstone is illustrated in full colour and details include Moh's hardness; specific gravity;
crystal structure; colour range; locations found. Used small hardcover book in dust jacket. 63 pages. (Chartwell Books. Edison, NJ.
1998) Foxing inside covers and on endpapers. Else in fine condition.
Gemstones Of New South Wales How And Where To Find Them -by- Norm Campbell and Derrick Stone. ISBN 0701600004.
Australian Gemstones. Covers identification of gemstones; descriptions of gemstones; geology of New South Wales; opal cutting;
glossary of geological terms; includes large-scale gemfield location maps of Bingara Gem Field; Bodalla Turquoise Field; Emmaville Gem Field;
Inverell Gem Field; Glen Innes Gem Field; Lightning Ridge; White Cliffs Opal Field; The Tweed Valley and photographs of exact
locations. Used softcover book. 125 pages. (Jacaranda Press Pty Ltd. Milton. 1969) Name written on front free endpaper. Corners
bumped. Foxing on edges of covers and pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
Metal Detecting For Gold In Australia -by- Doug Stone. 2011. ISBN 9780959639261.
All the information needed to successfully operate a metal detector on Australian goldfields; how to choose your machine;
how to prospect with your metal detector; where to go to find coarse gold; maps cover all mainland Australian states.
Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 400 pages. (Outdoor Press. Melbourne. 2011) In fine condition. Weight 1.6 kilograms.
Metal Detecting for Gold and Relics in Australia -by- Douglas Stone, Bob Sargent, Sharman Stone. ISBN 0959639217.
The complete guide to metal detecting in Australia; tells you exactly how to tune seven of the
top brands of metal detectors in Australian conditions; teaches you the detecting techniques necessary for finding
gold, coins, and relics on Australian goldfields; 4- maps showing vehicle access, gold diggings, reefs, deep leads,
nugget finds and ruins; the maps are the result of hundreds of hours of detecting in each locality and many have
never before been published; detailed historical information on the nugget-producing areas will assist you to identify
the coins and relics that remain there. Used softcover book. 174 pages. (Outdoor Press. Melbourne. Reprint. 1980)
Foxing on edges of covers and pages. Bookshop bookplate on first page. Else in fine condition.
Minerals, Rocks and Gems A Handbook For Australia -by- J A Talent. ISBN 0701600128. Contains 171
colour photographs of exquisite specimens of Australian minerals, rocks and gems from the collection of the National
Museum of Victoria. Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 287 pages. (Jacaranda Press Pty Ltd. Milton. 1970)
Dust jacket is price-clipped, worn on edges and corners with a few small chips. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is
very good. Weight 700 grams.
Pocket Guide To Minerals 220 Mineral Species Identified With Colour Photographs -by- Andrew Clark. Hamlyn 1990.
A practical identification guide to 220 of the most common and interesting minerals, colour-coded for quick reference; contains a complete
description of each mineral, divided into its form, colour, occurrence and distinguishing properties; a colour photograph accompanies
each entry. Used paperback book. 128 pages. (The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd. London. 1990) In very good condition.
Rocks and Fossils The Nature Company Guides -by- Arthur B Busbey III/Robert R Coenraads/Paul
Willis/David Roots. ISBN 0864500874. This book takes you on a journey to the most remarkable geological and
paleontological sites in the world and explains the significance of the material they contain with stunning photographs
and illustrations; detailed information is given on how to identify specimens and how to display and care for them.
Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 286 pages. (RD Press. Surry Hills. 1996) Dust jacket is stretched on edges. Book
itself is in fine condition. Weight 1.1 kilograms.
Soil Landscapes of the Dorrigo 1:100 000 Sheet (Glenreagh, Bellingen, Dundurrabin, Deer Vale)
-by- H B Milford (1996). Includes separate accompanying map. ISBN 0731071972. (Department of Land and Water Conservation
incorporating the Soil Conservation Service of NSW. 1996) Used softcover book and map. 252 pages. In very good condition.
Weight 900 grams. _
Soil Landscapes of the Newcastle 1:100 000 Sheet (Allworth, Stockton, Maitland, Paterson)
-by- L E Matthei (1995). Accompanying map is not included. ISBN 0731050029. Ex-Library. (Department of Land and Water Conservation
incorporating the Soil Conservation Service of NSW. 1995) Ex-Library copy with the usual marks and stamps. Pocket for
borrowers' card inside rear cover. Used softcover book. 320 pages. Foxing on edges of pages. Corners bumped and creased.
Else in very good condition. Weight 1.1 kilograms. _
Soil Landscapes Of The Penrith 1:100 000 Sheet -by- S M Bannerman & P A Hazelton. Includes separate accompanying
map. ISBN 0730563766. (Soil Conservation Service of NSW. Sydney. 1990. Map dated 1989) Used softcover book and map. 121
pages. Grubby marks on title page. 43 to 48 are coming loose from binding, however all pages are present. All else is very
Soil Survey Plymouth County Massachusetts. (United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation
Service in cooperation with Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station,
Issued July, 1969) Used oversize softcover book, 116 pages and maps. Covers
soiled, worn and chipped on edges. Name and date written on 1st page, corners curled, foxing, else good.
Soils of New South Wales Their Characterization, Classification and Conservation. Soils Conservation
Service Handbook No. 1 -compiled & edited by- P E V Charman. ISBN 0730500705. Soil Conservation. Issued under the Authority
of The hon. J R Hallam, M.L.C. Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, N.S.W. (Soil Conservation Service. N.S.W. Reprint
February 1984) Used softcover book. 242 pages. In fine condition. Weight 800 grams.
The Geological Heritage Of New South Wales Volume 1 -by- Ian G Percival. A Publication of the New South Wales
Government National Parks and Wildlife Service. 1985. ISBN 0730512703. Covers 40 sites in New South Wales of geological
significance: Main-Line-of-Lode Outcrop Broken Hill; Round Hill Northern Leases Broken Hill; Ballast Quarry Barrier Highway;
Gowan Green Overfold; Nubrigyn Formation Nubrigyn Creek; Mount Canobolas Volcanic Complex; Cliefden Caves Belubula River Valley;
Dalton Fossil Leaf Deposit; Derringullen Creek Yass; Hattons Corner Yass; Taemas-Cavan Burrinjuck Reservoir; Kosciusko Glaciated
Area; Bingle Bingle Kelly's Point; Melville Point Tomakin; Coastal Rock Outcrops Murramarang National Park; Tapalla Point
Huskisson; Black Head Geroa; Bombo Quarry Bombo Headland; Jamison Valley Katoomba; Mt Tomah Road Section; Cut Rock Kurrajong
Heights; Hornsby Diatreme Old Man Valley; Greenacre Dyke; Cape Banks La Perouse; North Bondi Quarry and Volcanic Intrusives;
Long Reef-Barrenjoey Coastal Section; Newcastle-Flat Rocks Point Coastal Section; Fennell Bay Awaba Fossil Forest; Belmont
Fossil Insect Bed; Harpers Hill Lochinvar New England Highway; Mount Wingen Burning Mountain; Seaham Quarry Seaham Swamp Nature
Reserve; Rocky Creek Gorge; Port Macquarie-Tacking Point Coastal Section; Nambucca Headland; Talbragar Fossil Fish Bed;
Warrumbungle Volcano; Nandewar Volcano; Tweed Sheed Volcano; Lord Howe Rise. Illustrated with maps, colour and black and white
photographs. Includes separate colour map. Used softcover book. 136 pages. Published on behalf of the Geological Sites and
Monuments Sub-Committee of the Geological Society of Australia (New South Wales Division) by the New South Wales Government
National Parks and Wildlife Service. Sydney. 1985) In very good condition.
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