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Minerals of New Mexico
After reviewing briefly the history of the discovery and use of mineral in New Mexico, lists minerals alphabetically from acanthite, an important silver ore, to zircon, usually found microscopically in ancient and modern sediments. The articles describe the appearance, give its chemical makeup, record its place of occurrence, and refer to information sources. The back matter includes an annotated list of the state's 172 mining districts, a list of counties with the minerals found in them, and an extensive and updated bibliography. Very thoroughly cross- referenced. No index. Previously published in 1944 and 1959. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. Read more RKV-109.MineralsNM