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Out-of-print Mineral Books and Mineral Magazine Back Issues For Sale

Below is a listing of mineral magazine back issues and out of print mineral books for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals in New York City, NY. Included  on this page are back issues of Rocks & Mineral, Mineralogical Record, Lapidary Journal as well as various USGS publications.

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Books from my Private Library

MinDex 2011-2012 -The Mineral Locality Periodical Index - Index to Mineralogical Record, Rocks and Minerals magazine and Other


Index to the 15 volumes of The Mineral Collector; March, 1894 to February, 1909 Compiled and Edited by John Betts, $25 (plus $3 shipping)


BOOKS AND MAGAZINES FROM MY MINERAL LIBRARY

Geological Research in New York, 1992 from by New York State Geological Survey
#70326, Geological Research in New York, 1992, by New York State Geological Survey (lc) $2

Mineral Resources and Industry Map of Missouri, 1965 from Missouri Division of Geological and Water Resources, by Kisvarsanyi, Eva B.
#72729, Mineral Resources and Industry Map of Missouri, 1965, by Kisvarsanyi, Eva B. (lc) $10

Beryl Resources of the Black Hills, S.D., 1952 from Bureau of Mine, Report of Investigations 4855, by Tullis, Edward L.
#72728, Beryl Resources of the Black Hills, S.D., 1952, by Tullis, Edward L. (lc) $10

Standard Mineralogical Catalogue, 8th Edition, 1987 from by Brazeau, E.G. and L.S.
#72502, Standard Mineralogical Catalogue, 8th Edition, 1987, by Brazeau, E.G. and L.S. (lc) $10

Guidebook for Field Trips Pittsburgh Meeting, 1959 from Geological Society of America 72nd Annual Meeting, by Buckwalter, Tracy V., et al
#72481, Guidebook for Field Trips Pittsburgh Meeting, 1959, by Buckwalter, Tracy V., et al (lc) $30

Minerals do Brasil (Minerals of Brazil), volumes 1,2,3, published 1972 from by Franco, Leprevost, Bigarella, Bolsanellow
#53753, Minerals do Brasil (Minerals of Brazil), volumes 1,2,3, published 1972, by Franco, Leprevost, Bigarella, Bolsanellow (lc) $55

Geology and Ore Deposits of Copper Mountain and Kasaan Peninsula, Alaska, 1915 from USGS Professional Paper 87, by Wright, Charles Will
#72726, Geology and Ore Deposits of Copper Mountain and Kasaan Peninsula, Alaska, 1915, by Wright, Charles Will (lc) $40

Stone Cutting and Polishing, 1958 from Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7863, by Bowles, Oliver
#72686, Stone Cutting and Polishing, 1958, by Bowles, Oliver (lc) $2

Glossary of the Minerals of the Lake District and Adjoining Areas, 1987 from British Geological Survey, by Young, B.
#70334, Glossary of the Minerals of the Lake District and Adjoining Areas, 1987, by Young, B. (lc) $18

Crevice Lead-Zinc Deposits of Northwest Illinois, 1959 from Report of Investigations 210, Illinois State Geologic Survey, by Bradbury, J.C.
#72687, Crevice Lead-Zinc Deposits of Northwest Illinois, 1959, Report of Investigations 210, by Bradbury, J.C. (lc) $12

Gypsum Deposits of New York, 1910 from New York State Museum Bulletin 143, by Newland, D.H. and Leighton, Henry
#53888, Gypsum Deposits of New York, 1910, by Newland, D.H. and Leighton, Henry (lc) $4

Mica Deposits of the Franklin-Sylva District, North Carolina, 1946 from N.C. Division of Mineral Resources, Bulletin Number 49, by Olson, J.C., et al
#72474, Mica Deposits of the Franklin-Sylva District, North Carolina, 1946, by Olson, J.C., et al (lc) $35

Geology of the Shepaug Aqueduct Tunnel, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 1927 from by Agar, William M. and Cairns, Robert A.
#53870, Geology of the Shepaug Aqueduct Tunnel, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 1927, by Agar, William M. and Cairns, Robert A. (lc) $3

USGS Research on Mineral Resources, 9th McKelvey Forum on Mineral and Energy Resources, 1994 from Part A: Programs and Abstracts, Part B: Guidebook for Field Trips, USGS Circular 1103-A and 1103-B, edited by Carter, Toth, et al
#72491, USGS Research on Mineral Resources, 9th McKelvey Forum on Mineral and Energy Resources, 1994, Part A: Programs and Abstracts, Part B: Guidebook for Field Trips, edited by Carter, Toth, et al (lc) $12

Mineral Up, The Magazine for Discriminating European Collectors, October 2007 from Edited by Callen, Joaquim
#70336, Mineral Up, The Magazine for Discriminating European Collectors, October 2007, Edited by Callen, Joaquim (lc) $6

Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Thomas and Dugway Ranges, Juab & Tooele Counties, Utah, 196 from USGS Professional Paper 415, by Staatz, Mortimer H., Carr, Wilfred J.
#72498, Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Thomas and Dugway Ranges, Juab & Tooele Counties, Utah, 196, by Staatz, Mortimer H., Carr, Wilfred J. (lc) $30



MinDex 2011-2012-The Mineral Locality Periodical Index Index to Mineralogical Record, Rocks and Minerals magazine and Other Mineral Journals $46.40 $31.75 net 

Gypsum Resources and Gypsum Industry of New York, 1929 from New York State Museum Bulletin 283, by Newland, D.H.
#53886, Gypsum Resources and Gypsum Industry of New York, 1929, by Newland, D.H. (lc) $4

Rocks and Minerals Magazine May-June 2009, vol. 84 #3 - New York State Special Issue III from featuring The Minerals of New York City, by John H. Betts
#61515, Rocks and Minerals Magazine May-June 2009, vol. 84 #3 - New York State Special Issue III, featuring The Minerals of New York City, by John H. Betts (lc) $6

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Rock and Gem

Magazine Month Year Price_Per_Issue Comments
Rock_&_Gem November 2006 $4.99 $3.00 Collecting quartz in Pennsylvania; hunting topaz in texas; minerals from Pakistan and Afghanistan; panning gold in Nevada; meteorites from space.
Rock_&_Gem December 2008 $4.99 $3.00 Collecting at the Copiapo Mine, N.M.; California Tourmaline; Radioactive Minerals; Rockhound Profile: Harrison Yocum.
Rock_&_Gem August 2012 $4.99 $3.00 Color in minerals, part II; geology museums in Greece; the Denver Museum of Science mineral collection; azurite from around the world; mineral club networking to save costs; amethyst from Brazil
Rock_&_Gem September 2013 $4.99 $3.00 Mineral auctions; polishing minerals using flat laps; Arizona mineral museum seeking new home; mineral display cases; collecting agate and jasper in Blackfoot Canyon, Montana.
Rock_&_Gem November 2013 $4.99 $3.00 Adamite; North Carolina mineral museums; fluorescent minerals; Morocco fossils; making a gemstone jewelry box; collecting marine fossils in Pierre Shale of Montana.
Rock_&_Gem January 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas part I; collecting gold in Alaska; Pietersite; 3 collecting sites for fluorescent minerals in Arizona; gold panning at Cronan Ranch, California
Rock_&_Gem September 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Deadly minerals; Rowley Mine, Arizona; Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore; Garnet minerals; Field trip for collecting quartz at Diamond Hill, South Carolina
Rock_&_Gem November 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Minerals in Brazil; Burtis blue turquoise from Colorado; Collecting fossils in Florida; How to grow the hobby of rockhounding; Kotsiomitis Museum of Natural History in Greece
Rock_&_Gem January 2015 $4.99 $3.00 10 public sites where you can collect gold; Rice Mineral Museum in Oregon; North Star Mining Museum in Grass Valley, California; Fluorescent Mineral Society; Eco-friendly jewelry bench practices; Lavic Siding Jasper

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Rocks & Minerals Magazine

Rocks and Minerals Magazine May-June 2009, vol. 84 #3 - New York State Special Issue III from featuring The Minerals of New York City, by John H. Betts
#61515, Rocks and Minerals Magazine May-June 2009, vol. 84 #3 - New York State Special Issue III, featuring The Minerals of New York City, by John H. Betts (lc) $6

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