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Collector's Guide to the Pyroxene Group

By: Lauf, Robert J.
Price: $19.99

Shiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, 2010. Chapters include: Taxonomy of the Pyroxene Group, Formation and Geochemistry, The Minerals (Aegirine, Aegirine-augite, Augite, Clinoenstatite, Clinoferrosilite, Diopside, Donpeacorite, Enstatite, Esseneite, Ferrosilite, Hedenbergite, Jadeite, Jervisite, Johannsenite, Kanoite, Kosmochlor, Namansilite, Natalyite, Omphacite, Petedunnite, Pigeonite, Spodumene). Well illustrated throughout with color photos and color crystal structure drawings. Paperback 11" x 8 1/2", 93 pages.