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Minerals: Identifying, classifying, and collecting them

By: Hochleitner, Rupert
Price: $16.95

Barron's Educational Series, Inc., New York, 1993-1994. This book is a handy reference for identifying minerals, organized by mineral streak. Within each mineral's description are the hardness, density, streak, chemical formula, color, cleavage, tenacity, crystal form, occurrence, associated minerals, and similar minerals. Has 500 color photos which are very good. Paperback, 240 pages.