Published as a free-standing supplement to the January-February 2011 issue of the Mineralogical Record, this book on Private Mineral Collections in Italy takes you into the homes of 26 Italian mineral collectors, for a look at some of their favorite treasures. An introduction on the history of mineral collecting in Italy leading up to the situation today, is followed by individual chapters telling how each person got started in mineral collecting and how they select their specimens. Three hundred specimens are illustrated.
Softcover, 144 pages
1 edition, 2011
Published by Mineralogical Record, Inc.
Dimensions 8.2 x 10.9 (inches)
Private Mineral Collections in Italy