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Verlag, Basel, 1973 ISBN 3-85977-002-0 Peter Rothe Die Geologie Deutschlands Primus Verlag, 2005 ISBN 3-89678-526-5 Johannes Schwanz, Thomas Schüpbach, André Gorsatt Das Binntal und seine Mineralien Verlag: André Gorsatt, 1994 ISBN 3-9520657-0-6 Arthur E.

31 - Surselva Christian Weise Verlag, München, 2006 ISSN 0945-8492 R.

Image Credit: For a rare view of nature, head to Needle Hole Point / Elephant Point, Mahabaleshwar to witness what seems to be finely sculpted by a craftsman.

From here, you can take in the stunning sights of Deccan traps, which look like an elephant’s trunk.

I strongly recommend to get and read textbooks on geology and mineralogy. Jung High Purity Natural Quartz Part I: High Purity Natural Quartz For Industrial Use Quartz Technology, Inc. ISBN 3-7225-6204-X Ichiro Sunagawa, Hideo Iwasaki, Fumiko Iwasaki Growth and Morphology of Quartz Crystals: Natural and Synthetic Terrapub, Tokyo, 2009 ISBN 978-4-88704-146-2 Christian Weise (editor) extra Lapis No. Dietrich Mineralogy - Concepts, Descriptions, Determinations W. Freeman and Co., San Francisco, 1983 ISBN 0-7167-1424-8 Harvey Blatt, Robert J. Owens Petrology - Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic W. Freeman and Co., New York, 2006 ISBN 0-7167-3743-4 Gregor Markl Minerale und Gesteine - Eigenschaften - Bildung - Entstehung Elsevier, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2004 ISBN 3-8274-1495-4 Martin Okrusch, Siegfried Matthes Mineralogie - Eine Einführung in die spezielle Mineralogie, Petrologie und Lagerstättenkunde.

They don't sort minerals just by their color, but deal with the topic systematically. An Introduction to the Properties of Substances in the Solid and Non-Conducting State American Chemical Society Monograph Series 37, 1927 Clifford Frondel The System of Mineralogy of J. Liberty Corner, New Jersey, 1992 Werner Lieber Amethyst - Geschichte, Eigenschaften, Fundorte Christian Weise Verlag, München, 1994 ISBN 3-921656-33-8 Raphael E. Liesegang Die Achate Verlag von Theodor Steinkopff, Dresden und Leipzig, 1915 B. Briese Das große Quarzkochbuch Feldkirchen: Franzis-Verlag, 1997 ISBN 3-7723-5853-5 (out of print) Michael O'Donoghue Quartz - Butterworths Gem Books Butterworth & Co. 1987 ISBN 0-408-01462-8 Rudolf Rykart Quarz-Monographie - Die Eigenheiten von Bergkristall, Rauchquarz, Amethyst, Chalcedon, Achat, Opal und anderen Varietäten. 3 - Bergkristall Christian Weise Verlag, München, 1992 ISBN 3-921656-25-7 Christian Weise (editor) extra Lapis No. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo, 2005 ISBN 3-540-23812-3 Hans Jürgen Rösler Lehrbuch der Mineralogie Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Deutscher Verlag für Grundstoffindustrie, Leipzig, 1991 ISBN 3-8274-1344-3 Ichiro Sunagawa (Editor) Morphology and Growth Unit of Crystals Terra Scientific Publishing Company, Tokyo, 1989 ISBN 4-88704-102-9 Roland Vinx Gesteinsbestimmung im Gelände Elsevier, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2005 ISBN 3-8274-1513-6 Hans-Rudolph Wenk, Andrei Bulakh Minerals - Their Constitution and Origin Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003 ISBN 0-521-52958-1 Max Bauer Precious Stones, Volumes I and II Dover Publications Inc., New York, London, 1904,1968 ISBN 0-486-21910-0 ISBN 0-486-21911-9 Cornelius S. Man and Minerals Random House, New York, 1970 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 68-28329 Olaf Medenbach, Harry Wilk The Magic of Minerals Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo, 1977,1985 John Sinkankas Field Collecting Gemstones and Minerals Geoscience Press, Tucson, 1988 ISBN 0-945005-00-8 Sidney Ash Petrified Forest - A Story in Stone Petrified Forest Museum Association First Impression, 2005 ISBN 0-945695-11-X Hans Ulrich Bambauer, Hermann Bank, Hans Peter Brandt, Adolf Grub, Cornelia Schmitt-Riegraf, Heinz Walter Wild Die Edelsteinmine im Steinkaulenberg und die historische Weiherschleife in Idar-Oberstein Verlag Sudau, Idar-Oberstein Conger Beasley, Jr., edited by Derek Gallagher Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Southwest Parks and Monuments Association, 2001 ISBN 1-58369-009-3 Reinhard Exel Sammlung geologischer Führer - Sardinien Gebr.

Some of them are a case of intrigue while others are plain enchanting!last modified: Sunday, 05-Jun-2016 CEST Most books on minerals are field guides and "picture books". They can help to identify your specimen and to learn something about their properties, but they don't get you anywhere beyond that. Silica Minerals John Wiley, New York and London, 1962 Jaroslav Hyrsl, Gerhard Niedermayr Magic World: Inclusions in Quartz / Geheimnisvolle Welt: Einschlüsse im Quarz Bode Verlag Gmb H, Haltern, 2003 ISBN 3-925094-81-4 L. Children aged 16 years or younger are eligible to stay free of nightly accommodation charges when staying at a participating hotel or accommodation.Children aged 16 years or younger are also eligible to access participating attractions free of admission fees when booked for the attraction as part of a group including at least one adult paying full admission fee.