Monthly Mineral Chronicles Volume 7 Issue 4

Welcome to volume 7 issue 4 of Monthly Mineral Chronicles. This is a publication pulled together by a mineral collector for mineral collectors.

This month, in this 88 page full-colour issue we have the following articles:

  • Mineral Snippet – Epistilbite, an uncommon zeolite, described 198 years ago!
  • Illustrated Minerals of Australia Volume 3, Part 9 – Hemimorphite to Heulandite. The next installment of a significant undertaking documenting the 1,500 or so mineral species recorded in Australia.
  • Locality Snippet – Palabora Mine, South Africa. This month, we look at a minerals from the biggest mining hole in the ground in South Africa.
  • Minerals of the Tolwong Mine – Part 2. A study of Tolwong minerals by members of Mineralogical Society of New South Wales Micromineral Group.
  • Small Unnamed Cu prospect, Huachuca Mountains, Arizona. This month, Rolf tells us about a locality he first visited before being interested in minerals, and some of the locals!
  • Minerals and Elements: Zinc – The next in the series, zinc, the anti-corrosion metal.

Again this month, for many of the excellent images, is the ability to click on the image to bring up a larger version. Not only do you get a bigger version, but in some cases, the image you see published may be a cropped version.

This issue is now available at Kofi.

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I hope you continue to enjoy the journey.

Steve Sorrell