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Catalogue of mineral pseudomorphs in the American Museum of Natural History

Clifford Frondel

Catalogue of mineral pseudomorphs in the American Museum of Natural History

by Clifford Frondel

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Museum of Natural History -- Natural history collections,
  • Pseudomorphs -- Catalogs and collections -- New York (State) -- New York

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographcal references.

    Statementby Clifford Frondel.
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
    The Physical Object
    PaginationP. 389-426 ;
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19694807M

    Summarizes holdings of National Museum of American History in computer history. Allison, David K., et. al. The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Seattle: Marquand Books, This is a list of natural history museums, also known as museums of natural history, i.e. museums whose exhibits focus on the subject of natural history, including such topics as animals, plants, ecosystems, geology, paleontology, and climatology.. Some museums feature natural-history collections in addition to other collections, such as ones related to history, art and science.

    The shape of the original mineral is retained, but color, hardness, and density are usually different (and often luster). Alteration Pseudomorphs: In these specimens, only a partial substitution has occurred. This leads to a specimen with a layer of the new mineral with an interior of the original mineral with the shape of the original mineral. Catalogue of mineral pseudomorphs in the American Museum of Natural History. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 67, article 9  Frondel, Clifford, (New York: The American Museum of Natural History, ) Catalogue of the Binney and Bland collection of the terrestrial air-breathing mollusks of the United States and territories in the American.

    entries of Mineral Photo Archive of Pseudomorphs Quartz pseudomorph after Stibnite with Barite from Drift, Murray Mine, Jerrit Canyon, Elko County, Nevada Quartz pseudomorph after Viviparous Reesidei from Brushy Basin Formation, Fruita, Mesa County, Colorado. entries of Mineral Photo Archive of Pseudomorphs Dolomite and Gypsum on Siderite pseudomorph after Calcite on Pyrite from Turt Mine, Satu Mare, Maramures, Romania Dolomite epimorph from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.


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Catalogue of. mineral pseudomorphs in the american museum-b clifford frondel of theamricanmuseum'of history. volume lxvii, artic-le ix-newyork tebru Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History The Bulletin, published continuously sinceconsists of longer monographic volumes in the field of natural sciences relating to zoology, paleontology, and geology.

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Catalogue of mineral pseudomorphs in the American Museum of Natural History. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v.

67, article 9. By Clifford Frondel. Publisher: OAI identifier: oai::title/ Provided by: Biodiversity Heritage Library Author: Clifford Frondel.

The Smithsonian's mineral and gem collection at the National Museum of Natural History consists of approximatelymineral specimens gems, making it one of the largest of its kind in the world. Along with the specimens highlighted here, the world-famous Hope Diamond and hundreds of other spectacular items from the collection can be seen in the Smithsonian GeoGallery.

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67, Art. 9, Feb 26 [ Online ] Hoffmann, G.C., "Annotated List of the Minerals Occurring in Canada", Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Vol 7, The American Museum of Natural History in New York was initiated in through the efforts of American naturalist Albert Smith Bickmore (–); John David Wolfe (–) became the first president of the museum in that same year.

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Find out how you can use the Mineralogy collections as a resource for economic geology and scientific research. Houston Museum of Natural Science, HMNS Pseudomorphs are formed by substitution, deposition, or alteration.

In the formation of a pseudomorph by substitution, the original substance has been gradually removed and simultaneously replaced by another. Clarence S. Bement (), one of the greatest American mineral collectors of all time, built his collection over a period of 35 years, until the wealthy financier John Pierpont Morgan () purchased it in to present it as a gift to the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH).

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All book sales support the Museum's. Academy of the Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, America's first natural history museum There are natural history museums in all 50 of the United States and the District of Columbia. The oldest such museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was founded in Photo Atlas of Mineral Pseudomorphism provides a comprehensive overview on the topic of pseudomorphism—in which one mineral is replaced by another but still maintains its original crystal form—a phenomenon that is far more common than currently thought and is extremely important in understanding the geologic history of rocks.

There are many examples of pseudomorphs, but they. Enter your keywords separated by spaces and click s that match your search terms will be returned.

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Sofianides (Author) › Visit This oversized "coffee table" style book, contains some of the most impressive gem and mineral photography in print. The photos were taken by Erica and Harold Van Pelt who are Reviews: Most pseudomorphs do not retain such an exact form of the mineral species that they have replaced.

The Hematite pseudomorphs are perched on a crystal of Microcline making for a nice contrast of colors. click on image for larger view.

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participantIn Andrews, Roy Chapman, associated dates: Pseudomorphs. Pseudomorphs occur when one mineral replaces a second mineral, molecule by molecule, so that the shape (including any crystals) of the second mineral are faithfully reproduced.

Petrified wood is a type of pseudomorph, as indeed are fossils, since the original organic carbon has been replaced, often by silicates or carbonates.