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AGMS LIBRARY BOOK SUBJECT LIST
*PLEASE NOTE: To check out an item from the AGMS library, a
membership in good standing (dues paid for the current year) is required.
This is a free privilege for AGMS members.
*Books, etc. may be borrowed for two months by
signing the enclosed book card or the clipboard for periodicals.
There is a limit of three items per checkout.
*The library is available when the building is open for any club activity and
one of the librarians is present.
This includes all meetings (general, board of directors, committees, etc.),
classes, and shop work times.
*For specific dates and hours, please refer to the CALENDAR on the AGMS’ website.
austingemandmineral.org
*The book (shelf) number represents the acquisition number of each
book as it is added to the collection.
*Some books may be cross-referenced in two or more categories.
For more detailed information, please consult the green catalog notebook
located on the library worktable.
If there are any questions, please speak with one of the librarians.
(R—REFERENCE; JR—JUNIOR; M—MEMORIAL; TX—TEXAS)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SUBJECT
SHELF #
TITLE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------AFGHANISTAN
542
The Gem Hunter
333
Gemstones of Afghanistan
AGATES
231
R
597
089
348
238
617
572
237
Agates (British Isles)
Agates
The Agates of North America
Agates of Northern Mexico
The Book of Agates and Other Quartz Gems
Geodes: Nature’s Treasures
One Man’s Journey—The Lake Superior Agate
The Origin of Agates, Thundereggs and Other Nodular Structures
ALASKA
200 A Roadside Geology of Alaska
AMBER
173
Amber: The Golden Gem of the Ages
AMMONITES, CEPHALOPODS
463
Ammonites and Other Cephalopods of the Pierre Seaway
TX
376 E Cretaceous Ammonites and Cephalopods
APPALACHIA
090
Appalachian Mineral and Gem Trails
670 B In Suspect Terrain
APPRAISING
134
Gems and Jewelry Appraising
AQUAMARINES
255
Antero Aquamarines
ARCTIC
606
Barren Lands—Search for Diamonds in the North American Arctic
ARIZONA
127
581
351
646
676
409
476
200 B
632
The Age of Dinosaurs in Northern Arizona
Arizona Minerals and How to Find Them
Gem Trails of Arizona
Geology Underfoot in Northern Arizona
Index of Mining Properties in Santa Cruz, Arizona
Mineralogy of Arizona
Minerals of Arizona—A Field Guide for Collectors
Roadside Geology of Arizona
The Rockhound’s Guide to Arizona
ARKANSAS
352
467
669
353
Collecting Arkansas Minerals—a Reference and Guide
Collecting Crystals—The Guide to Quartz in Arkansas
Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas
Rockhounding in Arkansas
ART DECO
230
Authentic Art Deco Jewelry Designs
ARTIFACTS
(also see INDIAN—NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS, HISTORY, ART)
ATLAS—GEMS, MINERALS
619
Atlas of Rock-forming Minerals in Thin Section
262
Coast to Coast Gem Atlas
275
Western Gem Hunter’s Guide
AUSTIN AREA: TX
601
Austin, Texas and Beyond—Geology and Environment
602
Cretaceous Volcanism in the Austin Area
593
Environmental Geology of the Austin Area—An Aid to Urban Planning
548
Flood Hazards along the Balcones Escarpment in Central Texas
085
Geology of the Llano Region and Austin Area Field Excursion
135
Guide to Points of Geologic Interest in Austin
550
Guidebook to the Geology of Travis County
202
Land Capability in the Lake Travis Vicinity, TX
622
Volcanic Features of the Austin Area
AUSTRALIA
394
059
570
489
411
Australian Opals:
Vol. 1 Beautiful Opals of the Desert
Vol. 2 Beautiful Queensland Opals
Vol. 3 Beautiful Lightning Ridge
Australian Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones
A Field Guide to Australian Opals
Introduction to Mining (Australia)
Minerals of Broken Hill
144
Opal Adventures
AXINITE
694 D Collector’s Guide to the Axinite Group
BEADING
229
026
072
701
505
075
701
702
244
650
245
698
104
039
566
Advanced Beadwork
The Basics of Bead Stringing
The Bead Book—Create Your Own Beautiful Beadwork
Beaded Adornment
Beads: An Exploration of Bead Traditions Around the World
Beads:The Art of Stringing
Beaded Adornment
Bedouin Jewellery in Saudi Arabia
The Book of Beads
Contemporary Bead and Wire Jewelry
The History of Beads from 30,000 B. C. to the Present
How to Do Bead Work
Restringing Beads and Pearls
Step-by-Step Bead Stringing
A World of Beads
BERYL
M
600
Beryl and Its Color Varieties
BERYLLIUM
297
Beryllium-Evaluation of Deposits During Prospecting and Exploratory Work
BIG BEND AREA: TX
196 A The Big Bend of the Rio Grande
196 B Big Bend—Set of Geologic Maps
488
Geology of Big Bend National Park
298
I’ll Gather My Geese
659
Naturalists’ Big Bend
BIOGRAPHY
542
298
R
371
265
The Gem Hunter: True Adventures of an American in Afghanistan (G. Bowersox)
I’ll Gather My Geese (Hallie Stillwell)
On Solid Ground—Memoirs of a Texas Geologist (Virgil Barnes)
Reminiscences of a Mineralogist (Arthur Montgomery)
BRITISH ISLES (also see ENGLAND)
231
Agates
474
The Observer’s Book of Geology
485 B South Wales
485 A Southwest England
BUREAU OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGY (UNIV. OF TEXAS PUBLICATIONS) TX
(also see FOSSILS, GEOLOGY, or TEXAS)
R
196 A
196 B
087
554
086
553
The Big Bend of the Rio Grande
Big Bend—Set of Geologic Maps
Calderas and Mineralization: Volcanic Geology….Chinati Caldera Complex
Cambrian Trilobites and Brachiopods….
Cenozoic Geology of the Trans-Pecos Volcanic Field of Texas
Contributions to Geology
R
R
R
464
Cretaceous Carbonates of Texas and Mexico
167
Development of the Mercury Mining Industry
204
The Edwards Reef Complex and Associated Sedimentation in Central Texas
084
Field Excursion of Eastern Llano Region
548
Flood Hazards along the Balcones Escarpment in Central Texas
083
Fluorspar in Texas
557
Geologic and Historic Guide to the State Parks of Texas
206
The Geologic Story of the Palo Duro Canyon
195
The Geology of Texas—Vol. 1
372
Geology of the Big Bend Area
207
The Geology of the Glass Mountains, Texas—Part 1
085
Geology of the Llano Region and Austin Area
081
Gold and Silver in Texas
135
Guide to Points of Geologic Interest in Austin
136
Guide to Precambrian Rocks of the Southeast Llano Region, TX
398
The Hazel Copper-Silver Mine, Culberson Co., TX
091
High Purity Marble Falls Limestone
329
Historical Shoreline Changes in the Trinity-Galveston West and East Bays
235
Igneous Geology of the Trans-Pecos, TX
202
Land Capability in the Lake Travis Vicinity, TX
203
Lineament Analysis/Inference of Geologic Structure Balcones/Ouachita….
549
Mineral Deposits….W. Chinati Mountains….Presidio Co., TX
088
Mineral Resources of the Colorado River Industrial Development Assn. Area
199
Mississippi Condodonts from the Southern Texas Panhandle
137
The Mississippian and Pennsylvanian Systems in the U.S.
082
Native Bituminous Materials in Texas
080
Non-Petroleum Mineral Producers in Texas
371
On Solid Ground—Memoirs of a Texas Geologist
331
Origin of Silver-Copper-Lead Deposits in the Red-Bed….Trans-Pecos Texas
400
Ouachita Facies in Central Texas
198
Pennsylvanian Depositional Systems in North-Central Texas
399
Regional…Fractures…Southern Edwards Plateau…Tectonics…Caves
200 N Roadside Geology of Texas
567
Soapstone and Serpentine….Central Texas
125 A,B,C: Soil Surveys (Williamson, Travis, Blanco & Burnet Counties)
201
Tertiary/Quaternary Stratigraphy and Vertebrate Paleontology….TX and NM
013
Texas Fossils—An Amateur Collector’s Handbook
092
Texas Gemstones
295
Texas Mineral Resources
014
Texas Rocks and Minerals—An Amateur’s Guide
205
Upper Pennsylvanian Limestone Banks—North Central Texas
166
The Van Horn Mountains Caldera, Trans-Pecos Texas
CABOCHONS
027
Advanced Cabochon Cutting
032
Artistry in Cabochons
028
Cabochon Cutting
CALCITE
596 D Calcite: The Mineral with the Most Forms
CALIFORNIA
685
654
354
355
California Rocks
Finding Fault in California—An Earthquake Tourist Guide
Gem Trails of Northern California
Gem Trails of Southern California
492
406
304
686
484
200 W
200 C
514
069
Geology of Northern California
Geology Underfoot in Death Valley and Owens Valley
Geology Underfoot in Southern California
Geology Underfoot in Yosemite National Park
Mineral Resources of California
Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California
Roadside Geology of Northern California
The Rockhound’s Guide to California
Rocks and Minerals of California
CANADA
606
Barren Lands
519 A Canadian Geological and Economic Minerals
B Set of Maps for 519 A—Canada
063
Canadian Mines
384
Geology and Mineralogy of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec
200 BB-Roadside Geology of Southern British Columbia
460
Rock Collecting Near Bancroft, Ontario
CARBONIFEROUS ROCK SYSTEMS
TX
137
The Mississippian and Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Systems in the U.S.(TX)
CARVING (also see STONE SCULPTING)
019
The Fundamentals of Gemstone Carving
630
Gemstone Carving
271
Lapidary Carving for Creative Jewelry
194
Rock Sculpture
CASTING (also see WAX MODELING)
212
Creative Casting
334
Jewelry Casting—Centrifugal or Lost Wax
109
Model Making for Jewelry Casting
232
Practical Casting—A Study Reference
312
Wax and Casting: A Notebook of Jewelry Design and Technique
CATALOGS (of Gems, Minerals, Jewelry or Supplies)
247
Standard Mineralogical Catalog
419
Van Nostrand’s Standard Catalog of Gems
Also, please refer to the CATALOG SHELF in the periodical section
for a more complete selection of AGMS’ catalogs that are available.
CAVES, CAVERNS
JR
452
Caves--Underground Worlds
TX
436
Texas Caves
CHEMICALS
R
095
266
Chemical Index of Minerals
Gemstones and Chemicals
CENTRAL TEXAS: TEXAS (also see LLANO)
TX
555
Carboniferous Rocks of the Llano Region of Central Texas
548
Flood Hazards—Balcones Escarpment
603
Geology and Historical Mining, Llano Uplift Region, Central Texas
567
Soapstone and Serpentine in the Central Mineral Area
CLEANING & PRESERVING MINERALS
636
006
Cleaning and Preserving Minerals
Gemstone & Mineral Data Book—Chapter 10
COLLECTING
700
054 A
B
656
172
142
058
345
JR
186
(also see individual states, locations, or mineral collecting)
About Mineral Collecting
Earth Treasures, Vol 3 The Northwestern Quadrant
Earth Treasures, Vol. 4 The Southwestern Quadrant
Fee Mining and Rockhounding Adventures in the West
Field Collecting Gemstones and Minerals
Gems for the Taking
Handbook of Crystal and Mineral Collecting
The Rockhound and Prospector’s Bible
Start Collecting Rocks and Minerals
COLORADO
255
545
344
102
427
611
249
319
385
M
687
250
343
200 D
Antero Aquamarines
The Black Canyon of the Gunnison: Today and Yesterday
Climax—The History of Colorado’s Climax Molybdenum Mine
Colorado Gem and Mineral Collecting Localities
Colorado Gem Trails and Mineral Guide
Colorado Gold—From the Pike’s Peak Rush to the Present
Colorado Rockhounding
Colorado Vanadium—A Composite Study
Colorado’s Dinosaurs
Faces in the Rocks
Gem Trails of Colorado
Leadville—A Miner’s Epic
Roadside Geology of Colorado
COLORADO RIVER
276
The Explorations of the Colorado River and Its Canyons
COLORED STONES (also see GEMS)
157
Modern Jeweler’s Consumer Guide to Colored Stones
CONNECTICUT & RHODE ISLAND
200 DD Roadside Geology of Connecticut and Rhode Island
COPPER (also see METALCRAFTS)
128
Boom Copper—The Story of the First U.S. Mining Boom
491
Geology of Porphory Copper Deposits
CRAFTS: GEOLOGY, ROCK
JR
180
Geology Crafts for Kids
JR
272
Pebble Pups and Rock Rascals
071
Rock and Stone Craft
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY
143
Color Treasury of Crystals—Symmetry in the Mineral Kingdom
500
Elements of Crystallography and Minerals
501
An Introduction to Crystallography
540
Minerals and Rocks—Exercises in Crystallography…
CRYSTALS
143
049
Color Treasury of Crystals—Symmetry in the Mineral Kingdom
The Complete Crystal Guidebook
159
538
161
381
539
425
155
058
The Crystal Book
Crystal, Gem and Metal Magic
Crystal Quest (cartoons)
Crystals and Crystal Growing
Crystals and Light—Optical Crystallography
Crystals—The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier
Crystals—The Science, Mysteries and Lore
Handbook of Crystal and Mineral Collecting
CUTTING GEMSTONES also (see LAPIDARY)
219
Gemcraft—How to Cut and Polish Stones
023
How to Use Diamond Abrasives to Cut Gemstones
DESERTS
358
406
Desert Gem Trails
Geology Underfoot in Death Valley and Owens Valley
DIAMONDS
606
260
012
457
223
416
282
600
417
671
678
669
Barren Lands—An Epic Search for Diamonds in the North American Arctic
Beyond the Glitter
The Complete Guide to Buying Gems
The Diamond Factory
Diamond Setting—The Professional Approach
Diamonds
Diamonds (Ward Series)
Diamonds and Mantle Source---Wyoming
Diamonds—Famous, Notable and Unique
Diamonds—The History of a Cold-blooded Love Affair
Famous Diamonds
Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas
DICTIONARIES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS, GLOSSARIES
R
R
R
JR
435
163
124
001
094
336
453
608
Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones
Dictionary of Geological Terms
Dictionary of Mining, Minerals and Related Terms
The Encyclopedia of Gems and Minerals (c. 2 = shelf copy)
Glossary of Mineral Species
Glossary of Mineral Species (newer edition)
Glossary of Obsolete Mineral Names
The Visual Dictionary of the Earth
DINOSAURS (also see FOSSILS)
127
The Age of Dinosaurs in Northern Arizona
385
Colorado’s Dinosaurs
448
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dinosaurs
325
Digging Dinosaurs
706
Dinosaur Digs—Discovery Travel Adventures
JR
575
A Dinosaur Named Sue—The Story of the Colossal Fossil
JR
653
Dinosaurs Under the Big Sky
TX
663
Discover Texas Dinosaurs
JR
274 C A Field Guide to Dinosaurs
JR
139
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs
322
The New Illustrated Dinosaur Dictionary
JR
625
One-Hundred Things You Should Know about Dinosaurs
EARTH, EARTH SCIENCE, EARTH HISTORY, EARTHQUAKES (see VOLCANOES)
430
Agents of Chaos—Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Other Natural Disasters
062
The Crust of Our Earth
573
Earth—Inside and Out
541 C Earth: Past and Present
541 B Earth Science and the Environment: EARTHQUAKES
JR
591
Earth Science Experiments (Wondrous Plant and Plant Experiments)
378
Earth Science—Texas Edition
379
Essentials of Earth History
679
Essentials of Geology—4th edition
130
Fifty Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth
654
Finding Fault in California—An Earthquake Tourist’s Guide
JR
576
Geology Rocks (an activity book)
158
Ice Ages: Past and Future
590
The Miracle Planet
533
Naked Earth
496
Nature of Earth Materials
JR
626
One-Thousand Facts on Planet Earth
273
Our Fascinating Earth
377
Planet Earth
503
Reading the Earth
481
Study of the Earth
487
Super Quake
JR
608
The Visual Dictionary of the Earth
EASTERN STATES (also see individual states)
090
Appalachian Mineral and Gem Trails
067
Eastern Gem Trails
670 B In Suspect Terrain
ECOLOGY
130
Fifty Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth
ECONOMIC GEOLOGY
588
Economic Mineral Deposits
EDWARDS AQUIFER
JR
472
Water, Water Conservation and the Edward’s Aquifer
ELBA
596 H The Italian Island of Elba—A Mineralogical Jewel in the Tuscan
Archipelago
ELECTROFORMING
233
ABC’s of Electroforming
EMERALDS
283
Emeralds (Ward Series)
596 B Emeralds of the World: the Legendary Green Beryl
ENAMELING
213
214
052
051
699
The Art of Enameling
Creative Enameling and Jewelry Making
Enameling on Metal
Jewelry and Enameling
Metalwork and Enamelling
ENCYCLOPEDIAS
435
Color encyclopedia of Gemstones
R
001
The Encyclopedia of Gems and Minerals (c. 2 = shelf copy)
571
Encyclopedia of Minerals
302
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Minerals
ENGLAND (also see BRITISH ISLES)
599
The Crown Jewels
ENGRAVING
215
The Jewelry Engraver’s Manual
ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY
541 B Earth Science and the Environment
480
Environmental Geology
TX
593
Environmental Geology of the Austin Area—An Aid to Urban Planning
EPIDOTE
694 B Collector’s Guide to the Epidote Group
EUROPE
412
Mineral Museums of Europe
EXHIBITING
684
Exhibiting—The Show Biz Aspect of the Hobby
FABERGE
264
The World of Faberge—The World of Gems and Jewels
FACETING (also see the file cabinet in the FACETING ROOM)
031
The Art of Gem Cutting
648
The Blue Chart
037
Comprehensive Faceting Instructions
122
Diagrams for Faceting—Vol. 1
123
Diagrams for Faceting—Vol. 2
041
The Facet Cutter’s Handbook
021 A-F Facet Designs: Ovals, Navette Marquise, Heart and Pear, Cut-corner
Rectangle—Emeralds, Rounds, Barions
112—Vol. I, II, III, IV Faceting Design Notebooks—Collections of Patterns, etc.
by AGMS member, Charles Covill
114
Faceting for Amateurs
620
Faceting History—Cutting Diamonds and Colored Stones
169
Faceting Your First Five Gems
002
Gem Cutting—A Lapidary’s Manual
151
Gem Cutting Shop Helps
592
A
Gram Faceting—Learn to Facet the Right Way
B
Gram Faceting—Faceting Designs
C&D Gram Faceting—Mixed Cuts; Stone Types
E&F Gram Faceting—Stone Types; Money Cuts
G&H Gram Faceting—Barions; Checker Boards; Money Cuts
021
Introduction to Meetpoint Faceting
133
Practical Gemcutting: A Guide to Shaping and Polishing Gemstones
682
Ribbon Cuts
132
Techniques of Master Faceting
035
Trophy-Winning Facet Cuts
FEDERATIONS, MINERAL SOCIETIES
247
Northwest Federation of Mineral Societies
FIELD GUIDES (also see individual states, locations or fossils)
090
Appalachian Mineral and Gem Trails
061
Audubon Society’s Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals
054 A & B Earth Treasures, Vol. 3 & 4
067
Eastern Gem Trails
172
Field Collecting Gemstones and Minerals
TX
084
Field Excursion in Eastern Llano Region, TX
TX
160
A Field Guide to Fossils of Texas (Texas Monthly)
M
274 A The Field Guide to Geology
TX
005
A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
574
A Field Manual for the Amateur Geologist
150
Gem Hunter’s Guide
342
Gemstones and Minerals—How and Where to Find Them
188
A Golden Guide to Field Identification—Rocks and Minerals
162
MacMillan Field Guides—Rocks and Minerals
359
Manual of Field Geology
493
Minerals of the World (Princeton Field Guide)
168
Minerals, Rocks and Precious Stones (a field guide)
TX
053
Rock Hunting in Texas
079
Southwest Gem and Mineral Trails
256 A
Southwest Treasures—Hunter’s Gem and Mineral Guide
B
Northeast Treasures—Hunter’s Gem and Mineral Guide
C
Northwest Treasures—Hunter’s Gem and Mineral Guide
D
Southeast Treasures—Hunter’s Gem and Mineral Guide
FLINTKNAPPING
542
The Art of Flint Knapping
543
Flint Knapping—Making and Understanding Stone Tools
FLORIDA
200 CC Roadside Geology of Florida
583
Summary of the Geology of Florida and Guidebook to Classic Exposures
FLUORESCENCE
662
Collecting Fluorescent Minerals
269
Fluorescence—Gems and Minerals under UV Light
TX
618
Geology of the Karnes Uranium District, TX
044 B Rainbow Minerals of Franklin/Sterling Hill, New Jersey
040
The Story of Fluorescence
672
Ultraviolet Guide to Minerals
044 A Ultraviolet Light and Fluorescent Minerals
FLUORITE
596 I
Fluorite: The Collector’s Choice
FORENSIC GEOLOGY
691
Evidence from the Earth—Forensic Geology and Criminal Investigation
FOSSILS (also see DINOSAURS, PALEONTOLOGY or TEXAS section)
R
615
Ancient Forests—A Closer Look at Fossil Wood
JR
666
The Book of Fossils, Rocks and Minerals
383
Common Fossil Plants of Western North America
JR
JR
JR
JR
JR
R
JR
JR
TX
300
274 C
274 B
183
187
126
613
131
324
153
587
108
184
066
101
226
589
094
146
607
569
160
Eyewitness Handbook--Fossils
A Field Guide to Dinosaurs
A Field Guide to Prehistoric Life
Fossil Detective
The Fossil Factory
Fossils—A Story of the Rocks and Their Record of Prehistoric Life
Fossils—Clues to Ancient Life
Fossils for Amateurs—A Handbook for Collectors
Fossils—How to Identify Over 300 Genera
Fossils of the World
Golden Guide--Fossils
Guide to Fossils
I Can Read About Fossils
Illustrated Guide to Fossil Collecting
Index Fossils of North America
The Practical Paleontologist
Rocks and Fossils
The Seashell on the Mountaintop (audio book)
Sleuthing Fossils
Start Collecting Fossils
Stately Fossils
Texas Monthly’s Field Guide to the Fossils of Texas
FOSSILS: TEXAS*
TX
554
Central Texas—Cambrian Trilobites and Brachiopods
TX
376 A Fossils and Localities of the Claiborne Group—Eocene of Texas
TX, R 556
The Larger Invertebrate Fossils of the Navarro Group of Texas
TX
376 G Middle Eocene Claiborne Group Invertebrate Fossils
TX
199
Mississippian Condodonts from South Texas Panhandle
TX
376 D Pennsylvanian Brachiopods
TX
376 E Texas Cretaceous Ammonites and Nautiloids
TX
376 H Texas Cretaceous Bivalves
TX
376 B Texas Cretaceous Bi-Valves and Localities
TX
376 C Texas Cretaceous Echinoids
TX
376 F Texas Cretaceous Gastropods
TX
013
Texas Fossils—An Amateur Collector’s Handbook
TX
160
Texas Monthly’s Guide to Fossils in Texas
GEM & JEWELRY APPRAISING, VALUES
012
The Complete Guide to Buying Gems
134
Gems and Jewelry Appraising
317
Standard Catalog of Gem Values
GEM CARE
260
288
Beyond the Glitter
Gem Care (Ward Series)
GEM CUTTING, POLISHING
031
The Art of Gem Cutting
002
Gem Cutting—A Lapidary’s Manual
151
Gem Cutting Shop Helps
023
How to Use Diamond Abrasives to Cut Gemstones
664
How You Can Cut and Polish Gems into Valuable Jewels
318
Master Gem Polishing
133
Practical Gemcutting: A Guide to Shaping and Polishing Gemstones
221
Secrets of Creative Gemstone Cutting
030
Specialized Gem Cutting
GEM HUNTING
150
Gem Hunter’s Guide
142
Gems for the Taking
GEM IDENTIFICATION
648
Blue Chart—Gem Identification (natural, treated, synthetic, etc.)
106
The Gemstone Identifier
418
Handbook of Gem Identification
696
Gem Identification Made Easy (2nd ed)
GEM MATERIALS
207
Description of Gem Materials
GEM POLISHING
024
How to Tumble-Polish Gemstones
318
The Techniques of Master Gem Polishing
GEM PURCHASES, BUYING, VALUES
260
Beyond the Glitter
012
The Complete Guide to Buying Gems
696
Gem Identification Made Easy (2nd ed)
420
The Guide—Gemological Institute of America
157
Modern Jeweler’s Consumer Guide to Colored Stones
GEM TRAILS—(also see individual STATES)
358
Desert Gem Trails
067
Eastern Gem Trails
251
Gem Trails of Nevada
362
Gem Trails of New Mexico
252 A & B Gem Trails of Oregon
364
Gem Trails of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
TX
365
Gem Trails of Texas (several editions—Simpson, Mitchell, Cross)
253
Gem Trails of Utah
657
Gem Trails of Washington
692
The GPS Guide to Western Gem Trails
GEMS
JR
580
The Gem Hunter’s Handbook
142
Gems for the Taking
156
Gems, Granites and Gravels
064
Guide to Gems and Precious Stones
R
665
Rock and Gem (Smithsonian) (c.1—shelf)
GEMS—ORGANIC (also see PEARLS)
064
Guide to Gems and Precious Stones (includes organic)
GEMS & MINERALS—AMERICA
060
Gem Stones of the U.S.
224
Gems and Minerals of America
GEMSTONES—SETTING
078
The Jewelry Repair Manual
GEM TESTING
170
Gem Testing
GEMSTONES
435
012
207
437
R
001
176
259
060
170
426
142
171
006
630
106
129
266
374 A
374 B
105
004
064
291
168
157
152
003
(also see individual names of minerals or precious stones)
Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones
The Complete Guide to Buying Gems
Description of Gem Materials
Edelsteine—Precious Stones
The Encyclopedia of Gems and Minerals (c. 2 = shelf copy)
The Gem Kingdom
Gem Stones (Eyewitness Handbook)
Gem Stones of the U.S.
Gem Testing
Gems and Precious Stones
Gems for the Taking
Gems in the Smithsonian Institution
Gemstone and Mineral Data Book
Gemstone Carving
The Gemstone Identifier
Gemstones
Gemstones and Chemicals
Gemstones of North America (1962 edition)
Gemstones of North America, Vol. III
Gemstones of the Bible
Gemstones of the World
Guide to Gems and Precious Stones
Handbook of Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones
Minerals, Rocks and Precious Stones
Modern Jeweler’s Consumer Guide to Colored Stones
Precious Stones—Vol. I & Vol. II
Stones and Minerals
GEMSTONES—CHEMICALS
095
Chemical Index of Minerals
266
Gemstones and Chemicals
GEODES
617
Geodes: Nature’s Treasures
GEOGRAPHY
JR
668
Geography Connexions
GEOLOGISTS
405
The Amateur Geologists
TX, R 371
On Solid Ground—Memoirs of a Texas Geologist
GEOLOGY
R
(also see ROADSIDE GEOLOGY series, TEXAS-Bureau of Economic Geology
publications or individual states)
200
A through Z, AA, etc. (Roadside Geology Series listed by states)
634
Canyon Country Geology
553
Contributions to Geology
062
The Crust of Our Earth
541 C Earth: Past and Present
141
Engineering Geology
679
Essentials of Geology
541 A Essentials of Modern Geology
691
Evidence from the Earth
301
Field Geology Illustrated (xx)
M
JR
274 A
274 B
584
449
479
404
526
541 D
239
498
690
111
576
107
486
441
120
490
225
147
140
503
094
443
677
The Field Guide to Geology
A Field Guide to Prehistoric Life
Foundations of Structural Geology
From Stone to Star—A View of Modern Geology
Geochemistry of Sediments—A Brief Survey
Geology (Univ. of Texas Professor Leon Long)
Geology—A Self-teaching Guide
Geology and the Environment
Geology of National Parks
Geology of the Industrial Rocks and Minerals
Geology of the Lewis and Clark Trail in North Dakota
Geology Made Simple
Geology Rocks (an activity book)
Imprints of Time: The Art of Geology
Introduction to Ore Geology
An Introduction to the Rock Forming Minerals
Physical Geology
Physical Geology
The Practical Geologist
Principles of Geology
Principles of Physical Geology
Reading the Earth
The Seashell on the Mountaintop (Audio Book)
Structural Geology of Rocks and Regions
What’s So Great about Geology Series! (new ones added when published)
A. What’s So Great about Granite?
B. (future publications)
GEOLOGY—PHYSICAL and ENGINEERING
141
Engineering Geology
703
Investigating Earth
704
Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology
359
Manual of Field Geology
120
Physical Geology
490
Physical Geology
147
Principles of Geology
140
Principles of Physical Geology
GEOPHYSICS, GEOSCIENCE
564
Geoscience and Man
533
Naked Earth
GEORGIA
635
393
Guide to the Geology of Bartow County, Georgia
Minerals of Georgia—Their Properties and Occurrences
GEYSERS
JR
439
Geysers: What They Are and How They Work
GHOST TOWNS
275 B South Western Ghost Towns
GLOSSARIES
R
336
Glossary of Mineral Species (c. 2 = shelf copy)
R
453
Glossary of Obsolete Mineral Names
GOLD (also see METALCRAFTS, WIRE WRAPPING)
520
Colorado Gold—From Pike’s Peak Rush to the Present
217
Creative Gold and Silversmithing
070
Everything You Wanted to Know about Gold and Other Precious Metals
TX
081
Gold and Silver in Texas
432
The Gold Hunter’s Field Book
057
Gold Panner’s Manual
M
596 E Gold: The Noble Mineral
561
The Reclamation of Gold, Silver and Platinum Metals
562
Summer Gold
GRANITE
677 A What’s So Great about Granite?
GREAT BRITAIN (see ENGLAND, BRITISH ISLES)
GUIDES (also see individual states, areas or ROCKHOUNDING)
GULF COAST
TX
328
Beachcomber’s Guide to Gulf Coast Marine Life
TX
329
Historical Shoreline Changes in Trinity-Galveston Bays
HAWAII
200 E Roadside Geology of Hawaii
189
Volcano Watching
HIKING
TX
278
HOUSTON
R
616
Fifty Hikes in Texas
Masterpieces of the Mineral World—Treasures from the Houston
Museum of Natural Sciences (c. 2 shelf copy)
ICE AGE
158
Ice Ages: Past and Future
ICELAND
JR
451
Surtsey—The Newest Place on Earth
IDAHO
521
227
200 F
Gem Minerals of Idaho
Idaho Minerals
Roadside Geology of Idaho
IDENTIFYING ROCKS & MINERALS (also see ROCKS & MINERALS)
697
Identification Guides: Rocks & Minerals (includes British and European Rocks)
JR
188
A Golden Guide to Field Identification—Rocks and Minerals
424
Rocks and Minerals
ILLINOIS
174
Geology Underfoot in Illinois
IGNEOUS ROCKS
529
Igneous Minerals and Rocks
445
Igneous Rocks
IMPRINTS
107
Imprints of Time: The Art of Geology
INDEX, INDICES
095
Chemical Index of Minerals
R
165
Lapidary Journal Index (c. 2 = shelf copy)
R
335
The Mineralogical Record Index—1970-1994 (c. 2 = shelf copy)
R
595 A Mineralogical Record—(Author-Title Index) 1970—2004
R
595 B Mineralogical Record Index (Articles by Departments, Authors, Subjects,
Localities) Vol. 1-14 1970--1983
INDIAN (NATIVE AMERICAN) ARTIFACTS, HISTORY, ART
468
Indian and Eskimo Artifacts of North America
074
North American Indian Artifacts
598
Rugs and Posts: The Story of Navaho Weaving and Indian Trading
TX
429
Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians
INDIAN (NATIVE AMERICAN) JEWELRY
313
The Beauty of Hopi Jewelry
M
193
Indian Jewelry of the American Southwest
138 A Indian Jewelry Making—Vol. 1
138 B Indian Jewelry Making—Vol. 2
018
Indian Silver Smithing
138 C Turquoise—The Gem of the Centuries
INDIANA
200 V Roadside Geology of Indiana
INSTRUMENTS
692
The GPS Guide to Western Gem Trails
INVESTMENT CASTING—LOST WAX
212
Creative Casting
334
Jewelry Casting—Centrifugal or Lost Wax
109
Model Making for Jewelry Casting
232
Practical Casting—A Study Reference
ITALY AREA
596 H The Italian Island of Elba: A Mineral Jewel in the Tuscan Archipelago
JADE
036
285 A
285 B
382
110
JEWELRY
209
702
316
218
465
The Handbook of Jade
Jade
Jades of Mesoamerica
Jade—The Collector’s Bluebook
Wyoming Jade—A Pioneer Hunter’s Story
The Beauty of Jewelry
Bedouin Jewellry in Saudi Arabia
Do It Yourself Guide to Jewelry Identification
Jewelry—7000 Years
Old Jewelry
JEWELRY BOXES
077
How to Make Gemstone Jewelry Boxes
JEWELRY (CLAY)
315
Creative Clay Jewelry
JEWELRY ENGRAVING
215
The Jewelry Engraver’s Handbook
JEWELRY IDENTIFICATION
316
Do It Yourself Guide to Jewelry Identification
JEWELRY MAKING & DESIGNS (also see WIRE JEWELRY)
230
Authentic Art Deco Jewelry Designs
650
Contemporary Bead and Wire Jewelry
243
Contemporary Jewelry
007
The Design and Creation of Jewelry
295
Gold Wire Jewelry Design and Construction
045
Handmade Jewelry
629
Handwrought Jewelry
015
How to Design Jewelry
145
Introducing Jewelry Making
660
The Jeweler’s Directory of Decorative Finishes
311
Jeweler’s Resource
051
Jewelry and Enameling
M
301
Jewelry Concepts and Techniques
033
Jewelry Craft Made Easy
628
Jewelry Fundamentals of Metalsmithing
050
Jewelry Gem Cutting and Metalcraft
034
Jewelry Maker’s Handbook
016
Jewelry Making
M
305
Jewelry Making
241
Jewelry Making and Design
038
Jewelry Making for Beginners
649
Jewelry Making Manual
605
Jewelry Making Techniques for Metal
661
Jewelry Making—Tips and Tricks of the Trade
025
Jewelry Manufacture and Repair
117
Jewelry You Can Make
119
Making Silver Jewelry
465
Old Jewelry (Answers to Questions about---)
118
Step-by-Step Jewelry
220
Tumbling Techniques and Assembling Baroque Jewelry
261
You Can Master Jewelry Design and Creation
JEWELRY REPAIR
022
How to Repair Jewelry
025
Jewelry Manufacture and Repair
076
The Jewelry Repair Manual
104
Restringing Beads and Pearls
JEWELRY SETTING
223
Diamond Setting—The Professional Approach
078
How to Set Gemstones in Jewelry
JEWELRY—(VICTORIAN)
M
309
Collecting Victorian Jewellery
JEWELS
599
The Crown Jewels
JUNIOR BOOKS (JR)*
666*
The Book of Fossils, Rocks and Minerals
452*
Caves—Underground Worlds
575*
A Dinosaur Named Sue
653*
Dinosaurs Under the Big Sky
TX
663*
Discover Texas Dinosaurs
181*
Everybody Needs a Rock
578*
Exploring Crystals
473*
Eyewitness Books—Rocks and Minerals
274 C* A Field Guide to Dinosaurs
183*
Fossil Detective
187*
The Fossil Factory
587*
Fossils—A Guide to Prehistoric Life (Golden Guide Series)
613*
Fossils—Clues to Ancient Life
580*
The Gem Hunter’s Handbook
188
A Golden Guide to Field Identification—Rocks and Minerals
668*
Geography Connexions
180*
Geology Crafts for Kids
576*
Geology Rocks
439*
Geysers: What They Are and How They Work
188*
Golden Guide to Field Identification—Rocks and Minerals
184*
I Can Read About Fossils
577*
An Instant Guide to Rocks & Minerals
652*
Living Mountains
477*
Magnificent Rocks—Story of Mining, Men and Minerals at
Franklin-Sterling Hill, New Jersey
612*
Minerals (one of a series)
625*
One-Hundred Things You Should Know about Dinosaurs
626*
One-Thousand Facts on Planet Earth
272*
Pebble Pups and Rock Rascals
182*
Rock Collecting
589*
Rocks and Fossils
258 B* Rocks and Minerals
185*
Rocks and Minerals—A Golden Guide
536*
Rocks and Minerals—Open Your Eyes to a World of Discovery
537*
Rocks and Minerals (Reader’s Digest Pathfinder)
623*
Rocks and Minerals—A Reference book for juniors)
323*
Science for Kids—Thirty-nine Easy Geology Experiments
607*
Start Collecting Fossils
667*
The Story of Rocks and Minerals
591*
Super Science Experiments
451*
Surtsey—The Newest Place on Earth
608*
The Visual Dictionary of the Earth
624*
Volcanoes & Earthquakes (Discoveries)
472*
Water, Water Conservation and the Edwards Aquifer
KANSAS
609
The Geologic History of Kansas
LAKE SUPERIOR REGION
277
Geology of the Lake Superior Region
572
One Man’s Journey—The Lake Superior Agate
LAPIDARY (also see FACETING, CARVING, METALCRAFT)
M
031
032
391
346
002
151
693
219
077
047
047
023
664
103
050
271
029
133
221
030
318
242
The Art of Gem Cutting
Artistry in Cabochons
Creating Lapidary Art—Working with Gemstones
Gem and Lapidary Materials for Cutters, Collectors and Jeweler’s
Gem Cutting—A Lapidary’s Manual
Gem Cutting Shop Helps
Gemstone Flat Lapping Mechanized
How to Cut and Polish Gemstones
How to Make Gemstone Jewelry Boxes
How to Polish Rocks into Gemstones
(3rd edition)—How to Tumble Polish Rocks into Gems
How to Use Diamond Abrasives to Cut Gemstones
How You Can Cut and Polish Gems into Valuable Jewels
Introduction to Lapidary
Jewelry, Gem Cutting and Metalcraft
Lapidary Carving for Creative Jewelry
Plastic and Gemstones
Practical Gemcutting: A Guide to Shaping/Polishing Gemstones
Secrets of Creative Gem Stone Cutting--Cabochoning
Specialized Gem Cutting
The Techniques of Master Gem Polishing
Working with Gemstones
LAPIDARY JOURNAL MASTER INDEX
R
165
(c. 2 = shelf copy)
LEXICON (SIX VOL.)
R
386
A—F (Refer to book list for details)
LIGHT
439
539
Crystals and Light
Crystals and Light—An Introduction to Optical Crystallography
LIMESTONE
TX
091
High Purity Marble Falls Limestone
LLANO AREA:
084
603
085
402
136
TEXAS (also see CENTRAL TEXAS)
Field Excursion in Eastern Llano County
Geology and Historical Mining, Llano Uplift Region, Central Texas
Geology of the Llano Region and Austin Area…
Guide to the Precambrian Geology…Eastern Llano Uplift
Precambrian Rocks of the Southeastern Llano Region, Texas
LOUISIANA
456
Louisiana Opal
200 G Roadside Geology of Louisiana
MADAGASCAR
596 G Madagascar: A Mineral and Gemstone Paradise
MAINE
518 A Collector’s Guide to Maine’s Mineral Localities
200 U Roadside Geology of Maine
MAPS—TOPOGRAPHICAL (In the map drawers, a number of USGS topographical maps
are available—for building use only)
579
Using Topographical Maps (USGS)
MARYLAND
200 FF Roadside Geology of Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.
MASSACHUSETTS
200 L Roadside Geology of Massachusetts
MERCURY—(QUICKSILVER)
167
Development of the Mercury Mining Industry--TX
299
Quicksilver—Terlingua and the Chisos Mining Co.--TX
METALS (also see GOLD, SILVER or METALCRAFTS)
070
Everything You Wanted to Know about Gold and Other Precious Metals
469
The Handy Book of Precious Metals
561
The Reclamation of Gold, Silver and Platinum Metals
METALCRAFTS (also see WIRECRAFT)
233
ABC’s of Electroforming
234
Art Metal Designs for Making Trays and Coasters
216
The Complete Metalsmith
217
Creative Gold and Silversmithing
008
Fundamentals of Soft Soldering
050
Jewelry, Gem-Cutting and Metalcraft
604
Jewelry Making Techniques for Metal
038
Metalcraft and Jewelry
699
Metalwork and Enamelling
561
The Reclamation of Gold, Silver and Platinum Metals
627
Textile Techniques in Metal
METALSMITHING
216
The Complete Metalsmith
628
Jewelry Fundamentals of Metalsmithing
308
Metals Technique
METAMORPHIC
585
An Introduction to Metamorphic Petrology
METEORITES
R
594
270 B
390
270 A
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites
Field Guide of Meteorites
Meteorites
Rocks from Space
MEXICO
348
464
428
Agates of Northern Mexico
Cretaceous Carbonates of Texas and Mexico
A Field Guide to the Gems and Minerals of Mexico
MICA
694 A Collector’s Guide to the Mica Group
MICROMOUNTS
414
The Complete Book of Micromounting
043
The Complete Guide to Micromounts
MICROSCOPE
020
The Microscopic Determination of Non-Opaque Minerals
MICHIGAN
565
483
Mineralogy of Michigan
Our Rock Riches--Michigan
MIDDLE EAST
524
The Gem Hunter
596 F Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains and Majesty
MIDWEST
361
360
Midwest Gem, Fossil and Mineral Trails—The Prairie States
Midwest Gem Trails—Great Lake States
MINERAL COLLECTING
R
534 B The Collector’s Catalog…System of Mineral Collecting
058
Handbook of Crystal and Mineral Collecting
293
A History of Mineral Collecting
294
Successful Mineral Collecting and Prospecting
MINERAL SPECIES, TABLES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS
R
096
Appendix to Index of Mineral Species and Varieties—2nd edition
R
292
Encyclopedia of Minerals
R
100
Mineral Tables—Hand-Specimen Properties of 1500 Minerals
MINERALOGICAL CATALOGS
R
095
Chemical Index of Minerals
236
The Mineral Reference Manual
257
Standard Mineralogical Catalogue
MINERALOGY
694
Collector’s Guide (A Series of Monographs):
694 A—Mica Group—Vol. 1
694 B—Epidote Group—Vol. 2
694
Axinite Group—Vol. 4
694
Pyroxene Group—Vol. 7
R
097, 098, 099 Dana’s System of Mineralogy (Vol. 1, 2, 3)
149
Manual of Mineralogy
499
Mineralogy (Berry & Mason)
410
Mineralogy (Sinkankas)
540
Minerals and Rocks—Exercises in Crystallography, Mineralogy …
257
Standard Mineral Catalogue
340
A Textbook of Mineralogy with a Treatise on Crystallography (both mineral
and physical)
MINERALOGY—THIN-SECTION)
179
Thin-Section Mineralogy
MINERAL IDENTIFICATION
R
655
American Mineral Treasures
571
Encyclopedia of Minerals
006
Gemstone and Mineral Data Book (Sinkankas)
342
Gemstones and Minerals—How and Where to Find Them (also see # 172)
341
Getting Acquainted with Minerals
R
453
Glossary of Obsolete Mineral Names
R, M
JR
M
R
497
616
647
177
423
431
281
010
280
154
493
246
168
482
454
003
Industrial Minerals and Rocks
Masterpieces of the Mineral World—Treasures of the Houston
Museum of Natural Sciences (c. 2 = shelf copy)
Mineral Identification: A Practical Guide for the Amateur Mineralogist
The Mineral Kingdom
Mineral Resources
Minerals
Minerals: An Illustrated Explanation of the Dynamic World of
Minerals/Properties
Minerals and Rocks in Color
Minerals—Identifying, Classifying, and Collecting Them
Minerals of the World
Minerals of the World
Minerals of the World
Minerals, Rocks, and Precious Stones
Oxide Minerals
The Smithsonian Treasury—Minerals and Gems (c. 2 = shelf copy)
Stones and Minerals
MINERALS & ROCKS—INDUSTRIAL
497
Industrial Minerals and Rocks
540
Minerals and Rocks: Essentials in Crystallography, Mineralogy, etc.
MINERALS—OXIDES
482
Oxide Minerals
MINERALOGICAL RECORD INDEX
R
335
The Mineralogical Record Index (1974-1999)
(c.2 = shelf copy)
R
595
The Mineralogical Record Index (Author-Title 1970-2004)
Note: Duplicate issues of the Mineralogical Record (located in the lowest drawer of the beige
lateral file cabinet) are available for members to borrow. Please sign the checkout card inside
each copy.
MINERALOGISTS
265
Reminiscences of a Mineralogist
MINERALOGY
R
097
Vol. 1, 2, 3—Dana’s System of Mineralogy
499
Mineralogy Concepts, Descriptions and Determinations
MINING, MINES
R
655
American Mineral Treasures
063
Canadian Mines
588
Economic Mineral Deposits
489
An Introduction to Mining
MINNESOTA
200 EE Roadside Geology of Minnesota
MISSOURI
397
(also see Subject File Drawers)
MONTANA
653
Dinosaurs under the Big Sky
525
506
326
200 H
228
Gem, Mineral and Fossil Collector’s Guide to Montana
Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods
The Great Yogo Sapphire
Roadside Geology of Montana
Rockhound’s Guide to Montana
MUSEUMS, EXHIBITS
437
Edelsteine—Precious Stone
171
Gems in the Smithsonian Institute
R
616
Masterpieces of the Mineral World: Treasures of the Houston Museum of
Natural Sciences (c. 2 = shelf copy)
412
Mineral Museums of Europe
R
454
The Smithsonian Treasury—Minerals and Gems ( c. 2 = shelf copy)
264
The World of Faberge
NATIONAL PARKS
396
The Complete Guide to America’s National Parks
239
Geology of National Parks
586
Pages of Stone—Geology of Western National Parks and Monuments
510
Volcanoes in America’s National Parks
NEBRASKA
200 X
Roadside Geology of Nebraska
NEVADA
251
455
512
680
Gem Trails of Nevada
Geology Underfoot in Central Nevada
Mines of Goldfield, Bullfrog and other Southern Nevada Districts
Nevada-Utah GemTrails
NEW HAMPSHIRE
200 P Roadside Geology of Vermont and New Hampshire
NEW JERSEY
364
JR
044 B
JR
044 B
(also see FLUORESCENSE)
Gem Trails of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Magnificent Rocks—Story of Mining, Men and Minerals at Sterling Hill, NJ
Rainbow Minerals of Franklin, NJ
NEW MEXICO
675
362
674
673
408
373
407
200 I
461
631
201
Espanola-Chama-Taos—A Climb through Time
Gem Trails of New Mexico
Geology of Lordsburg Quadrangle, Hidalgo Co., NM
Geology of the Walnut Wells Quadrangle, Hidalgo Co., NM
Mineral Deposits of W. Grant County, New Mexico
New Mexico Rockhounding
The Ore Deposits of Socorro County, New Mexico
Roadside Geology of New Mexico
Rock Collecting Near Lordsburg, New Mexico
The Rockhound’s Guide to New Mexico
Tertiary/Quaternary Stratigraphy and Vertebrate Paleontology—TX & NM
NEW YORK
605
200 J
462
523
Geology of Our Romantic Niagara
Roadside Geology of New York
Rock Collecting in New York
Rockhounding in Eastern New York and Nearby New England
NODULES, THUNDER-EGGS
237
The Origin of Agates, Thunder-Eggs and Other Nodular Structures
NORTH AMERICAN GEMSTONES
374 A Gemstones of North America—1962 edition (c. 2 = shelf copy)
374 B Gemstones of North America—Vol. III
NORTH AMERICAN ROCKS & MINERALS (also see individual regions or states)
061
Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals
NORTH CAROLINA
531
A Rockhounding Guide to North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains
NORTH DAKOTA
690
Geology of the Lewis & Clark Trail in North Dakota
NORTHEAST (U.S.)
256 B Northeastern Treasure Hunter’s Gem and Mineral Guide
NORTHWEST (U.S.)
327
Northwest Exposures—A Geologic Story of the Northwest
OHIO
200 AA Roadside Geology of Ohio
OKLAHOMA
560
290
Oklahoma Geological Survey
Rose Rocks of Oklahoma
OPALS
394
570
144
248
681
011
596 J
287
502
OPTICS
020
651
Vol. 1 Beautiful Opals of the Desert
Vol. 2 Beautiful Queensland Opals
Vol. 3 Beautiful Lightning Ridge—100 Years
A Field Guide to Australian Opals
Opal Adventures
The Opal Book
Opal Cutting Made Easy
Opal Identification and Value
Opal—The Phenomenal Gemstone
Opals
Pricing Opals—Down Under
Microscopic Determination of Non-Opaque Minerals
Mineral Optics—Principles and Techniques
OREGON
252 A Gem Trails of Oregon
252 B Gem Trails of Oregon (3rd ed)
200 K Roadside Geology of Oregon
PAKISTAN
596 F
Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains and Majesty
PALEONTOLOGY (also see FOSSILS, TEXAS)
226
447
The Practical Paleontologist
Principles of Paleontology
PALO DURO CANYON
TX
206
Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon, TX
PEARLS
286
349
104
Pearls
Pearls—Ornament and Obsession
Restringing Beads and Pearls
PENNSYLVANIA
364
Gem Trails of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
546
Outstanding Scenic Geologic Features of Pennsylvania
200 Z Roadside Geology of Pennsylvania
PETRIFIED WOOD
R
615
Ancient Forests—A Closer Look at Fossil Wood
R
527
Petrified Forests—The World’s Thirty-one Most Beautiful Petrified Forests
R
392
Petrified Wood—A World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns and Cycads
(c.2 = shelf)
PETROLEUM
395
Origin of Petroleum
PETROLOGY
585
An Introduction to Metamorphic Petrology
PHOTOGRAPHY
347
Photographing Minerals, Fossils and Lapidary Arts
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
679
Essentials of Geology (4th edition)
703
Investigating Earth—A Geology Laboratory Text
704
Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology
140
Principles of Physical Geology
PLASTICS
029
Plastics and Gemstones
PLATE TECTONICS
267 B Continents Adrift
062
The Crust of Our Earth
POETRY
535
A Baker’s Dozen of Birthday Poems (Gems)
PRAIRIE STATES
361
Midwest Gem, Fossil and Mineral Trails
PRECIOUS STONES (also see GEMSTONES)
207
Description of Gem Materials
001
The Encyclopedia of Gems and Minerals
129
Gemstones
064
Guide to Gems and Precious Stones
157
Modern Jeweler’s Consumer Guide to Colored Stones
152
152
Precious Stones, Vol. 1
Precious Stones, Vol. 2
PROSPECTING
387
Handbook of Prospecting
633
Prospecting for Gem Stones in Arizona and the Southwest
294
Successful Mineral Collecting and Prospecting
094 G Collector’s Guide to the Pyroxene Group
QUARTZ
476
192
517
583
Collecting Crystals—Guide to Quartz in Arkansas
Quartz
Quartz: An Introduction to Crystalline Quartz
Quartz Family Minerals
ROADSIDE GEOLOGY SERIES # A—Z, AA, BB, etc.)
(also see individual states)
RADIOACTIVIITY
197
Glossary of Uranium-Thorium Bearing Minerals
618
695
Introduction to Radioactive Minerals
REFERENCE = R (building use only)
R
597
Agates
R
656
American Mineral Treasures
R
615
Ancient Forests—A Closer Look at Fossil Wood
R
096
Appendix—Index Mineral Species and Varieties
R
594
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites
R
095
Chemical Index of Minerals
R
534 A & B The Collector’s Catalog
R
435
Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones (c. 2 = shelf copy)
R
553
Contributions to Geology
R
097
Dana’s System of Mineralogy—Vol. 1
R
098
Dana’s System of Mineralogy—Vol. 2
R
099
Dana’s System of Mineralogy—Vol. 3
R
163
Dictionary of Geologic Terms
R
124
Dictionary of Mining, Mineral and Related Terms
R
001
Encyclopedia of Gems and Minerals (c. 2 = shelf copy)
R
292
Encyclopedia of Minerals
R
195
Geology of Texas—Vol. 1
R
208
Geology of the Glass Mountains
R
336
Glossary of Mineral Species—2004
R
453
Glossary of Obsolete Mineral Names
R
139
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs
R
101
Index Fossils of North America
R
165
Lapidary Journal—Master Index—1947-1991 (c. 2 = shelf copy)
R
386 A-F Lexicon of Geologic Names of the United States—Dept. of the Interior
Geological Bulletins No.566 (1957), No.896 (1959), & No. 1200
A—Part I—-A through I
B—Part 2—M through Z
C—Part 1—A through F
D—Part 2—G through O
E—Part 3—-P—Z
F—Bulletin No. 1350 (1961-67)
R
616
Masterpieces of the Mineral World (c. 2 = shelf)
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
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100
595
335
499
415
454
440
551
556
320
Mineral Tables of Hand Species’ Properties of 1,500 Minerals
Mineralogical Record Vol. 1-35: Author-Title Index
Mineralogical Record Index, Vol. 1—25
Minerals
Minerals of New Mexico
The Smithsonian Treasury—Minerals and Gems
Systeme Silurian du Centre de la Boheme—Trilobites
Texas Mineral Resources
The Larger Invertebrate Fossils of Navarro Group in Texas
Volcanoes of the World
(incomplete)
REMOTE SENSING, IMAGING
446
Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation
RESTRINGING
104
Restringing Beads and Pearls
RIO GRANDE RIFT
563
International Symposium of the Rio Grande Rift
ROADSIDE GEOLOGY SERIES (also see individual states)
200 # A—Z, AA, BB, etc.
ROCK SHOPS
544
So You Want to Start a Rock Shop
ROCKHOUNDS, ROCK HUNTING (also see individual states)
150
Gem Hunter’s Guide
142
Gems for the Taking
JR
182
Rock Collecting
388
Rock Hunter’s Range Guide
TX
053
Rock Hunting in Texas
345
The Rockhound and Prospector’s Handbook
369
Rockhound’s Handbook
ROCKS—GENERAL & IDENTIFICATION
001
Encyclopedia of Minerals
065
Guide to Rocks & Minerals
697
Identification Guides—Rocks and Minerals (British and European)
107
010
225
696
Imprints of Time—The Art of Geology
Minerals and Rocks in Color
Practical Geologist
Smithsonian Rock and Gem—The Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals,
Gems & Fossils
Rocks and Minerals (MacMillan Guide)
Rocks and Minerals—What to Do with Them
Stones and Minerals
162
222
003
ROCKS—(IGNEOUS)
445
Igneous Rocks
ROCKS—SEDIMENTARY
495
Sedimentary Rocks
ROCKS AND MINERALS
061
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American rocks & Minerals
JR
181
Everybody Needs a Rock
JR
536
Eye Wonder—Rocks and Minerals
JR
473
Eyewitness Books—Rocks and Minerals
M
258
Eyewitness Handbook—Rocks and Minerals
M
JR
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JR
M
JR
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JR
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M
JR
TX
687
Faces in the Rocks
005
156
498
576
185
065
471
291
197
577
441
010
093
168
483
537
665
433
388
589
470
623
162
164
528
303
069
424
222
667
014
A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Pough)
Gems, Granites and Gravels
Geology of Industrial Rocks and Minerals
Geology Rocks (activity book)
Golden Guide—Rocks and Minerals
Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Simon & Schuster)
Guide to the Study of Rocks and Minerals
Handbook of Rocks, Minerals and Gems
Industrial Rocks and Minerals
An Instant Guide to Rocks and Minerals
An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals
Minerals and Rocks in Color
Minerals of the World
Minerals, Rocks and Precious Stones
Our Rock Riches
Reader’s Digest Pathfinders—Rocks and Minerals
Rock and Gem (Smithsonian) (c. 2--shelf)
The Rock Book
Rock Hunter’s Range Guide
Rocks and Fossils (Kingfisher Young Knowledge Series)
Rocks and Minerals
Rocks and Minerals (A Golden Exploring Earth Book)
Rocks and Minerals (Macmillan Field Guides)
Rocks and Minerals (Pearl)
Rocks and Minerals: A Portrait of the Natural World
Rocks, Minerals and Fossils of the World
Rocks and Minerals of California
Rocks and Minerals—The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier
Rocks and What to Do with Them
The Story of Rocks and Minerals
Texas Rocks and Minerals
ROCKY MOUNTAIN AREA.
670
Rising from the Plains
RUBIES
284
Rubies and Sapphires
RUSSIA, SIBERIA
375
Humboldt’s Travels in Siberia—The Gemstones
338
* (please see the librarian)The Leningrad Mining Institute
264
The World of Faberge—Russian Gems and Jewels
SAFETY
113
Safety Manual (AMFS booklet)
SAND
263
Sand (Geology)
SAPPHIRES
284
326
Rubies and Sapphires
Yogo—The Great American Sapphire
SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS
JR
591
Super Science Experiments—Wondrous Plants and Earth Experiments
SCIENCE, RELIGION & HISTORY
105
Gemstones of the Bible
658
A Scientific Search for Religious Truth
SCRIMSHAW
478
The Scrimshaw Connection
SCULPTING (also see CARVING)
194
Rock Sculpture
068
Slate and Soft Stone Sculpture
SELENIUM & TELLURIUM
296
Deposits of Selenium and Tellurium
SEDIMENTS, SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
442
Ancient Sedimentary Environments
444
Sedimentary Structures
495
Sedimentary Rocks
SILVERSMITHING
217
Creative Gold and Silversmithing
018
Indian Silver Smithing
119
Making Silver Jewelry
306
Silversmithing
017
Silversmithing and Art Metal
SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM
696
Smithsonian Rock and Gem
454
Smithsonian Treasury
SMITHSONITE
596 M Smithsonite—Think Zinc
SOIL SURVEY (TEXAS)
125 A Soil Survey of Williamson Co., TX
125 B Soil Survey of Travis Co., TX
125 C Soil Survey of Blanco and Burnet Counties
SOLDERING
008
Fundamentals of Soft Soldering
SOUTH CAROLINA
356
Carolina Rocks—The Geology of South Carolina
SOUTH DAKOTA
056
Geology and Mineral Deposits of Some Pegmatites…South Dakota
055
Mineralogy of the Black Hills
200 M Roadside Geology of South Dakota
SOUTHWESTERN U.S.
631
Canyon Country Geology
054
Earth Treasures, Vol. 3—The Southwest Quadrant
633
Prospecting for Gem Stones in Arizona and the Southwest
079
Southwest Gem and Mineral Trails
256 A Southwest Treasure Hunter’s Gem and Mineral Guide—Vol. 2
SCULPTING (also see CARVING)
194
Rock Sculpture
068
Slate and Soft Stone Sculpture
STONE SETTING
438
Cutting and Setting Stones
116
The Techniques of Master Stonesetting
STONES (also see GEMS, MINERALS or ROCKS)
449
From Stone to Stone—A View of Modern Geology
240
State Stones and Other State Symbols
569
Stately Stones
003
Stones and Minerals
SYNTHETIC GEMS
064
Guide to Gems and Precious Stones
458
A Guide to Man-made Gemstones
TEXAS (see Bureau of Economic Geology Publications—Univ. of Texas)
Helpful hint: Texas books have a blue label located on the spine of the book.
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601
Austin, Texas, and Beyond—Geology and Environment
196 A The Big Bend of the Rio Grande; 196 B Maps: The Big Bend of the Rio Grande
087
Calderas and Mineralization: Volcanic Geology and Mineralization of the
Chinati Caldera Complex-Presidio Co., TX
086
Cenozoic Geology of Trans-Pecos Volcanic Fields of Texas
553
Contributions to Geology
464
Cretaceous Carbonates of Texas and Mexico—Subsurface Exploration
516
Cretaceous of Llano Estacado of Texas
602
Cretaceous Volcanism in the Austin Area, Texas
663
Discover Texas Dinosaurs
204
The Edward Reef Complex and Associated Sedimentation in Central Texas
084
Field Excursion—Eastern Llano Region
160
A Field Guide to the Fossils of Texas
278
Fifty Hikes in Texas
548
Flood Hazards along the Balcones Escarpment in Central Texas
083
Fluorspar in Texas
365
Gem Trails of Texas (Several editions—Simpson, Mitchell, Cross)
557
Geologic and Historic Guide to the State Parks of Texas
603
Geology and Historical Mining, Llano Uplift Region, Central Texas
618
Geology of the Karnes Uranium District, TX
558
A Geologic Excursion of Central Texas
206
Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon, TX
195
The Geology of Texas—Vol. 1
208
Geology of the Glass Mountains, TX—Part 1
618
Geology of the Karnes Uranium District, TX
085
Geology of the Llano Region and Austin Area
175
Geo-Texas—A Guide to the Earth Sciences
081
Gold and Silver in Texas
135
610
091
121
R
Guide to Points of Geologic Interest in Austin
A Guide to Texas Rivers and Streams
High Purity Marble Falls Limestone—Burnet County
Hill Country
----Houston Gem and Mineralogical Society’s series of Texas fossil publications:
376 A Fossils and Localities of the Claiborne Group—Eocene of Texas
376 B Texas Cretaceous Bi-Valves and Localities
376 C Texas Cretaceous Echinoids
376 D Pennsylvanian Brachiopods
376 E Texas Cretaceous Ammonites and Nautiloids
376 G Middle Eocene Claiborne Group Invertebrate Fossils
376 H Texas Cretaceous Bi-Valves—2
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Hydrogeology of Trans-Pecos Texas
235
Igneous Geology of Trans-Pecos, TX
298
I’ll Gather My Geese (Stillwell)
202
Land Capability in the Lake Travis Vicinity, TX
203
Lineament Analysis and Inference of Geologic Structure—Ouachita Trend--TX
549
Mineral Deposits in the West Chinati Mountains—Presidio Co., TX
137
The Mississippian and Pennsylvanian Systems in the U.S.--Texas
199
Mississippian Condodonts from the Southern Texas Panhandle
082
Native Bituminous Materials in Texas
659
Naturalist’s Big Bend
080
Non-Petroleum Mining Producers in Texas
371
On Solid Ground—Memoirs of a Texas Geologist
331
Origin of Silver-Copper-Lead Deposits in the Red-Bed Sequences of
Trans-Pecos, TX
400
Ouachita Facies in Central Texas
136
Precambrian Rocks of the Southeastern Llano Region, Texas
198
Pennsylvanian Depositional Systems in North-Central Texas
339
Regional Distribution of Fractures in the Southern Edwards Plateau and
the Relationship to Tectonics and Caves
200 N Roadside Geology of Texas
053
Rock Hunting in Texas
366
Rockhound’s Guide to Texas
567
Soapstone and Serpentine in the Central Mineral Region of Texas
125 A Soil Survey—Williamson Co., TX
B Soil Survey—Travis Co., TX
C Soil Survey—Blanco Co. and Burnet Co., TX
429
Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians
201
Tertiary and Quaternary Stratigraphy and Vertebrate Paleontology-TX & NM
689
Texas Earthquakes
013
Texas Fossils—An Amateur Collector’s Handbook
092
Texas Gemstones
551
Texas Mineral Resources
014
Texas Rocks and Minerals
474
Texas—Off the Beaten Path
554
Upper Franconian and Lower …Cambrian Trilobites and Brachiopods
205
Upper Pennsylvanian Limestone Banks—North Central Texas
522
Volcanic Features of the Austin Area, Texas
THIN SECTIONS
619
Atlas of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Sections
TILES
683
The Art of Handmade Tile
370
Field Guide to Topaz and Assoc. Minerals of Thomas Range, Utah
TOPAZ
TOURMALINE
596 C Tourmaline: A Gemstone Spectrum
TRILOBITES
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440
Systeme Silurien du Centre do la Boheme
350 A Trilobites
350 B Trilobites (Houston Museum of Natural Science)
TUMBLING
048
024
047
142
220
Gem Tumbling
How to Tumble-Polish Gemstones, etc.
How to Tumble-Polish Rocks into Gems
Tumbling Guide
Tumbling Techniques and Assembling Baroque Jewelry
TURQUOISE
337
The Allure of Turquoise
073
Blue Gold: The Turquoise Story
138 C Turquoise—The Gem of the Centuries
ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT (also see FLUORESCENCE)
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PUBLICATIONS—(also see Bureau of
Economic Geology (BEG) and TEXAS listings)
UNITED STATES GEMSTONES
060
Gemstones of the United States
UNITED STATES LOCALITIES
054 A Earth Treasures—The Northwest Quadrant
054 B Earth Treasures—The Southwest Quadrant
URANIUM
TX
618
197
695
Geology of the Karnes Uranium District, Texas
Glossary of Uranium-Thorium Bearing Minerals
Introduction to Radioactive Minerals
UTAH
370
253
621
645
644
200 O
VANADIUM
319
A Field Guide to Topaz and Associated Minerals of the Thomas Range
Gem Trails of Utah
Geologic History of Utah
Geology Underfoot in Southern Utah
Landforms of Southern Utah
Roadside Geology of Utah
Colorado Vanadium—A Composite Study
VERMONT
200 P Roadside Geology of Vermont
VIRGINIA
200 Q Roadside Geology of Virginia
VOLCANOES, VOLCANIC ACTIVITY (also see EARTHQUAKES)
TX
086
Cenozoic Geology of the Trans-Pecos Volcanic Field of Texas
190 A Historic Unrest at Large Calderas of the World—Vol. 1
B Historic Unrest at Large Calderas of the World—Vol. 2
529
Igneous Minerals and Rocks
JR, M 652
Living Mountains—How and Why Volcanoes Erupt
JR
451
Surtsey—The Newest Place on Earth
148
Planet Earth Series—Volcano
TX
622
Volcanic Features of the Austin Area, Texas
JR
614
Volcano and Earthquake
189
Volcano Watching
JR
624
Volcanoes and Earthquakes (Discoveries)
267
Volcanoes and the Earth’s Interior
510
Volcanoes in America’s National Parks
191
Volcanoes of the Earth
320
Volcanoes of the World
WASHINGTON
657
254
200 R
367
Gem Trails of Washington
Gems and Minerals of Washington
Roadside Geology of Washington
The Rockhound’s Guide to Washington—Vol. 4
WATCHES
009
Cavalcade of Time
WATER and WATER RESOURCES
548
Flood Hazards along the Balcones Escarpment in Central Texas
401
Ground Water Availability of Lower Cretaceous Formation—Hill Country
JR
472
Water, Water Resources and the Edwards Aquifer
WAX MODELING
210
Basic Wax Modeling
178
Practical Wax Modeling
312
Wax and Casting: A Notebook of Jewelry Design and Technique
211
Wax Modeling for Jewelry and Sculpture
WESTERN STATES (also see individual states)
692
The GPS Guide to Western Gem Trails
586
Pages of Stone—Geology of Western National Parks and Monuments
069
Rocks and Minerals of California
WIRECRAFT, WIREWRAPPING
650
Contemporary Bead and Wire Jewelry
248
How to Make Wire Jewelry
268
Moods in Wire—A Comprehensive Guide to the Fine Art of Wirewrapping
295
Gold Wire Jewelry Design and Construction
403
Gold and Silver Wirecraft
568
How to Make Wire Jewelry
WISCONSIN
200 Y Roadside Geology of Wisconsin
WORLDWIDE GEMSTONES (also see GEMS or MINERALS)
004
Gemstones of the World
246
Minerals of the World
WYOMING
600
200 T
200 S
368
110
Diamonds and Mantle Source Rocks in the Wyoming Craton
Roadside Geology of the Yellowstone Country
Roadside Geology of Wyoming
Rockhounding in Wyoming
Wyoming Jade—A Pioneer Hunter’s Story
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
686
Geology Underfoot in Yosemite National Park
ZEOLITES
321
Zeolites of the World
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