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Care and Conservation of Geological Material : BUTTERWORTH - HEINEMANN SERIES IN CONSERVATION AND MUSEOLOGY - Frank Howie

Care and Conservation of Geological Material

BUTTERWORTH - HEINEMANN SERIES IN CONSERVATION AND MUSEOLOGY

Hardcover Published: 1st August 1992
ISBN: 9780750603713
Number Of Pages: 128

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This is the first book to specifically address the preservation of an increasingly important group of materials. Techniques for processing minerals and rocks in the field and laboratory are outlined as well as the effects of treatments on specimens.
Readership: Professional museum staff, curators and conservators, scientists and technicians; Students of mineralogy, private collectors.

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'The quantity of relevant information drawn together about mineral species, their deterioration and recommendations for their care make this book an essential resource for anyone responsible for geological collections.' Barbara Moore, Studies in Conservation, 5/1994 - Studies in Conservation, May 1994

Include
The stability of minerals
Conserving light sensitive minerals and gems
Temperature and humidity sensitive mineralogical and petrological specimens
Pyrite
Meteorites
Hazards for the mineral collector, conservator and curator
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780750603713
ISBN-10: 0750603712
Series: BUTTERWORTH - HEINEMANN SERIES IN CONSERVATION AND MUSEOLOGY
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st August 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 20.32  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1

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