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Minerals of the English Midlands

Minerals of the English Midlands
SKU SKU16664
Weight 2.40 kg


Roy Starkey, Sb, 432 large format pages (276 × 218 mm); 943 illustrations; 1000 references; comprehensive index.

Minerals of the English Midlands explores the rich mineralogical heritage of the area, setting
this into a regional, historical and economic context, and tracing the development of mineral
exploitation from earliest times to the present day. Roy includes various mining sites and uses
historical and present day Golour and B&W photographs

Mineral specimens from the area arerecognised as being significant on a global scale, and are to be found in all major mineral
collections, both within the UK and abroad. The author has been privileged to have obtained
unprecedented access to both private and public collections, resulting in the inclusion of
numerous, previously unpublished photographs of mineral specimens. The book will appeal
to all those interested in the geology and mineralogy of the area, visitors to the Peak District
National Park, mineral collectors, mining historians, industrial archaeologists and the
general visitor alike.
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