For the Love of Minerals: Book Launch Celebration for 'Mineralogy of Arizona, Fourth Edition'

When: June 25, 2022 11:00am to 3:00pm
University of Arizona Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum celebrates the publication of new book.

The University of Arizona Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum, and the University of Arizona Press invite you to celebrate the publication of "Mineralogy of Arizona, Fourth Edition."

Authors will be in the museum auditorium to answer all your mineralogy questions, and sign books, which will be available for purchase.

This fourth edition covers the 992 minerals found in Arizona, showcased with breathtaking new color photographs throughout the book. The new edition includes more than 200 new species not reported in the third edition and previously unknown in Arizona. Chapters cover gemstones and lapidary materials, fluorescent minerals, and an impressive catalog of mineral species. The authors also discuss mineral districts, including information about the geology, mineralogy and age of mineral occurrences throughout the state. The book includes detailed maps of each county, showing the boundaries and characteristics of the mineral districts present in the state.

Audience: All
Price: Free


Campus: Downtown


Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum 115 N Church Ave., Ste 121
Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US

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University of Arizona Press University of Arizona Press

Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: University of Arizona Press