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6 edition of Iowa"s minerals found in the catalog.

Iowa"s minerals

their occurrence, origins, industries, and lore

by Paul Garvin

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iowa.
    • Subjects:
    • Minerals -- Iowa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-255) and index.

      Statementby Paul Garvin.
      SeriesA Bur oak original
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE375.5.I8 G37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL703195M
      ISBN 100877456267, 0877456275
      LC Control Number97052230

      Iowa's state rock, the geode, illustrates the adage that 'you can't judge a book by its cover,' said Marv Houg, president of the Cedar Valley Rocks and Minerals Society. Subscribe Today $ for. Get The Wall Street Journal’s Opinion columnists, editorials, op-eds, letters to the editor, and book and arts reviews.

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Iowa"s minerals by Paul Garvin Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book will a valuable addition to anyone's library and a must for those with special interest in the rocks and minerals of the state.”— Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science During its years of statehood, Iowa has ranked at or near the top of states in the production of specific mineral resources; its long record of mining lead.

Garvin begins with a brief treatment of the origins of Iowa's minerals, moving from the oldest - with ages well in excess of a billion years - to those most recently formed. He describes the state's major mineral occurrences, providing detailed information for both specialists and amateurs, including how to obtain access to collecting : Paul Garvin.

Some minerals found in Iowa – Limonite – hydrous iron oxide mineral found north of Waukon, south of Guthrie Center, near Coburg, and at a few other places in Iowa. Pyrite and Marcasite – iron sulfide minerals, very common in the rocks of Iowa; commonly called “fool’s gold” from the resemblance Iowas minerals book the precious Size: 52KB.

Get this from a library. Iowa's minerals: their occurrence, origins, industries, and lore. [Paul Garvin] -- " geologist Paul Garvin has combined scientific facts about minerals with an appreciation of their history and Iowas minerals book to produce a book that will appeal to scholars, collectors, and the general.

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Large quartz geode from Keokuk area- 20 cm diameter. Collected by David Wixom. Nash specimen and photo. Typical geode and associated minerals (calcite and dolomite) from Keokuk, Iowa area. 4cm x 4cm. Rolf Lutcke specimen and photo. Paul Griswold. Geodes sometimes have carbonate minerals inside, like Calcite.

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