1. Berry, L.G.; Mason, B.; and Dietrich, R.V. 1983. Mineralogy--Concepts, Descriptions, Determinations. 2nd edition. San Francisco: Freeman.
2. Blackburn, W.H. and Dennen, W.H. 1994. Principles of Mineralogy. 2nd edition. Dubuque: Wm. C. Brown Publishers.
3. Deer, W. A.; Howie, R.A.; and Zussman, J. 1992. An Introduction to the Rock- Forming Minerals. 2nd edition. New York: Wiley. [Standard in the field, used by mineralogists and petrologists who investigate rocks in thin section.]
4. Ford, W.E., 1949. A Textbook of Mineralogy with an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and Mineralogy by Edward Salisbury Dana: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 851 p.
5. Hurlbut, C.S., and W. Edwin Sharp, 1998. Dana’s Minerals and How to Study Them, 4th edition: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 328 p.
6. Klein, C., and Hurlbut, C. S., 1993. Manual of Mineralogy (after J.D. Dana) 21st edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 681 p.
7. Klein, Cornelis, 2001, Manual of Mineral Science, 22nd Edition (Manual of Mineralogy), John Wiley 656pp.
8. Keith, Frye, 1974. Modern Mineralogy. Prentice-Hall Inc. London
9. Nesse, William. D. 1999. Introduction to Mineralogy. Oxford University Press, USA, 464pp.
10.. Perkins, D. 1998. Mineralogy. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. [Good, well illustrated book. Approaches mineralogy differently than Klein, i.e., from viewpoint of rocks and rock-forming processes.
Mineralogy Text Books
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