AUSTRALIAN ROCKS MINERALS & GEMSTONES 

AUTHOR:  R.O. CHALMERS, CURATOR OF MINERALS,

THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM SYDNEY

***One of the best and most highly sought after books containing locations and identification of rocks minerals and gemstones in Australia. ******

This edition was published in 1971 - Hardcover- 398 Pages  No tears,dogears or markings

Acceptable condition - dust jacket missing , some wear mailny on the exterior edges of the book .This is the book which we would never leave home without when taking off for fossicking in any part of Australia. It is full of information on locations & helps to stimulate further investigation of areas you think you know! or had no idea about! It really is a must have and getting harder to find. PRICE: $75 Plus Postage 

AUSTRALIAN ROCKS AND MINERALS - John Child

Hard Cover 88 pages Published 1976 by Periwinkle Press

Very Good Condition  -  No marks, dog ears or tears - all clean pages

A very informative introduction to geology  with explanations, photos and diagrams of  formations, minerals and fossils. 

No marks dog ears or tears - all clean pages 

PRICE: $35.00 Plus Postage

  

AUSTRALIAN  PRECIOUS  OPAL - Douglas Stone & Robert Butt

Hard Cover  110 Pages  Published 1976 by Periwinkle Press

Very Good condition  - no marks, dog ears or tears with text, maps, photos & diagrams.  Explains all about opal, and lists the occurrences in Australia - a great book on the subject. 

PRICE: $ 40.00 Plus Postage

A  FIELD  GUIDE  IN  COLOUR  TO  MINERALS,  ROCKS  & PRECIOUS  STONES - Dr. JAROSLAV BAUER 

Hard Cover  208 Pages  Published 1975  by Octopus  Books 

Basically in Good condition - no tears,dog ears or writing inside - Slight 

discolouration to the inside blank page of front cover. The dust cover is 

as you can see, torn .  It contains 576 Illustrations in colour, and well presented information about the formation and identification of  rocks minerals & gemstones.  PRICE $ 35.00 Plus Postage

HOW TO FIND AUSTRALIAN GEMSTONES - DOUGLAS STONE

Hard Cover 144 Pages Published 1976 by Periwinkle Press

Very Good Condition - Slight crazing of front photo Top L/H corner

No marks,dog ears or tears - all clean pages.

Contains information such as what gemstones are and how to recgnize them, where to find and extract them. Also it has a glossary of geological terms. It is useful and descriptive.

Price : $40.00 Plus Postage

 

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