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Collecting Fluorescent Minerals
Seeing fluorescent minerals up close for the first time is an exciting experience. The colours are so pure and the glow is so seemingly unnatural, that it is hard to believe they are natural rocks. Hundreds of glowing minerals are shown, including Aragonite, Celestine, Feldspar, Microcline, Picropharmacolite, Quartz, Spinel, Smithsonite, plus many more. But don't let the ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Schiffer Publishing
(first published May 1st 2004)
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An excellent photographic presentation of fluorescent minerals, with useful notes on each and matching photos showing the specimens in natural light. On the good side, the specimens are of a quality that most collectors could find; on the down side, the book is heavily centered on New Jersey specimens, with just a few world-wide specimens. Having collected in NJ, the book is very helpful.