MINERALS & GEMSTONES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, southern Mozambique and Zimbabwe

: Cairncross (B.)

R 450.00
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320pp., 4to., colour illus., maps, paperback, Cape Town, 2022


Expanded edition of Minerals & Gemstones of Southern Africa. Includes an introduction to the geology of the region, a map depicting the major rock formations, detailed descriptions of minerals, including their gemological properties, occurrence, and uses.

Bruce Cairncross is Professor of Geology and Chairman of the Geology Department at the University of Johannesburg. He is the author of Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa and Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa, pocket guide.