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

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

Preliminary Report on the Geology of the Mt. Prospect Complex, Connecticut, 1951 from Bulletin No. 76, by Cameron, Eugene
#53872, Preliminary Report on the Geology of the Mt. Prospect Complex, Connecticut, 1951, by Cameron, Eugene (lc) $6

Typical Rocks and Minerals in Illinois, 1931 from Educational series No. 3, by Ekblaw, George E. and Carroll, Don I.
#59699, Typical Rocks and Minerals in Illinois, 1931, by Ekblaw, George E. and Carroll, Don I. (lc) $5

Texas Geological Highway Map, 1963 from published by the Dallas Geological Society
#59752, Texas Geological Highway Map, 1963, published by the Dallas Geological Society (lc) $6

Guide to Some Minerals and Rocks in Indiana, 1958 from Indiana Geological Survey Circular No. 4, by Greenberg, Bundy, and McGregor
#59750, Guide to Some Minerals and Rocks in Indiana, 1958, by Greenberg, Bundy, and McGregor (lc) $8

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) $6

Minerals of West Virginia, 1964 from by Martens, J. H. C.
#54717, Minerals of West Virginia, 1964, by Martens, J. H. C. (lc) $5

In Suspect Terrain, 1990 paperback edition from by McPhee, John
#61408, In Suspect Terrain, 1990 paperback edition, by McPhee, John (lc) $8

Mineral Books: Minerals of China (volume in English and matching volume in Chinese), 1980 from by Museum of China, Ministry of Geology
#53754, Mineral Books: Minerals of China (volume in English and matching volume in Chinese), 1980, by Museum of China, Ministry of Geology (lc) $100

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) $8

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) $8

Earth's Core and Mantle, Heavy Metal, Moving Rock, 2007 from by Vogt, Gregory V.
#57776, Earth's Core and Mantle, Heavy Metal, Moving Rock, 2007, by Vogt, Gregory V. (lc) $4

Common Minerals and Rocks of West Virginia, 1964 from by Price, Paul H.
#54716, Common Minerals and Rocks of West Virginia, 1964, by Price, Paul H. (lc) $2

Let's Look at Scottish Gemstones from by Nimlin, Jock
#59683, Let's Look at Scottish Gemstones, by Nimlin, Jock (lc) $4

Base- and Precious-Metal and Related Ore Deposits of Virginia, 1966 from Mineral resources Report 7, by Luttrell, Gwendolyn W.
#57785, Base- and Precious-Metal and Related Ore Deposits of Virginia, 1966, by Luttrell, Gwendolyn W. (lc) $6

Simon & Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals, 1977 from Edited by Prinz, Harlow, and Peters
#59676, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals, 1977, Edited by Prinz, Harlow, and Peters (lc) $12

Bedrock Geology of the West Torrington Quadrangle, Connecticut, 1965 from Quadrangle Report No. 17, by Gates, Robert and Christensen, N. I.
#53858, Bedrock Geology of the West Torrington Quadrangle, Connecticut, 1965, by Gates, Robert and Christensen, N. I. (lc) $6

The Geology of Lovewell Mountain Quadrangle, New Hampshire, 1950 from by Heald, Milton T.
#55235, The Geology of Lovewell Mountain Quadrangle, New Hampshire, 1950, by Heald, Milton T. (lc) $4

Historical Notes of the Iron and Zinc Mining Industry in Sussex County, New Jersey from Reprint of out-of-print 1927 edition, by Shuster, Elwood Delos
#59685, Historical Notes of the Iron and Zinc Mining Industry in Sussex County, New Jersey, by Shuster, Elwood Delos (lc) $10

Geology of the New Preston Quadrangle, Connecticut, 1952 from Miscellaneous Series No. 3, by Gates, Robert M. and Bradley, W.C.
#53871, Geology of the New Preston Quadrangle, Connecticut, 1952, by Gates, Robert M. and Bradley, W.C. (lc) $6

Minerals of Laurel Hill, Secaucus, New Jersey, 1981 from by Facciolla, Nicholas W.
#59686, Minerals of Laurel Hill, Secaucus, New Jersey, 1981, by Facciolla, Nicholas W. (lc) $25

Mining Explained in Simple Terms, 1955 from by Northern Mining Press
#59680, Mining Explained in Simple Terms, 1955, by Northern Mining Press (lc) $12

Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland, 1956 reprint of 1922 edition from by Cole, Grenville A.J.
#57786, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Ireland, 1956 reprint of 1922 edition, by Cole, Grenville A.J. (lc) $25

Mineral Books: Minerals do Brasil (Minerals of Brazil), volumes 1,2,3, published 1972 from by Franco, Leprevost, Bigarella, Bolsanellow
#53753, Mineral Books: Minerals do Brasil (Minerals of Brazil), volumes 1,2,3, published 1972, by Franco, Leprevost, Bigarella, Bolsanellow (lc) $100

A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry, 1920 from by Fay, Albert H.
#57781, A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry, 1920, by Fay, Albert H. (lc) $10

Paleozoic Rocks of the Canton Quadrangle, New York, 1920 from New York State Museum Bulletin 217, 218, by Chadwick, G. H.
#54744, Paleozoic Rocks of the Canton Quadrangle, New York, 1920, by Chadwick, G. H. (lc) $5

Virginia Mineral Localities, 1960 edition from Bulletin of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, by Dietrich, Richard V.
#57783, Virginia Mineral Localities, 1960 edition, by Dietrich, Richard V. (lc) $4

The Mining Districts of the Western United States, 1912 from USGS Bulletin 507, by Hill, James M and Lindgren, W.
#57779, The Mining Districts of the Western United States, 1912, by Hill, James M and Lindgren, W. (lc) $10

Oxidized Zinc Deposits of the United States, Part 1. General Geology, 1962 from Geological Survey Bulletin 1135-A, by Heyl, Allen V., Bozion, C. N.
#61407, Oxidized Zinc Deposits of the United States, Part 1. General Geology, 1962, by Heyl, Allen V., Bozion, C. N. (lc) $18

The Geology of Franconia  Quadrangle, New Hampshire, 1935 from by Billings and Williams
#55237, The Geology of Franconia Quadrangle, New Hampshire, 1935, by Billings and Williams (lc) $4

Basin and Range, 1990 paperback edition from by McPhee, John
#61409, Basin and Range, 1990 paperback edition, by McPhee, John (lc) $8

Mineral Recognition, 1967 from by Vanders, Iris and Kerr, Paul
#61521, Mineral Recognition, 1967, by Vanders, Iris and Kerr, Paul (lc) $10

Rock and Mineral Collecting in Canada, Volume I: Yukon, Northwest Territories, B.C…, 1966 from by Sabina, Ann P.
#61596, Rock and Mineral Collecting in Canada, Volume I: Yukon, Northwest Territories, B.C…, 1966, by Sabina, Ann P. (lc) $16

100 Mineral Locations in Southeastern Ontario, 2nd Ed., 1964 from by Leach, Harley
#61593, 100 Mineral Locations in Southeastern Ontario, 2nd Ed., 1964, by Leach, Harley (lc) $12

Fourteen Weeks in Popular Geology, 1876 from by Steele, J. Dorman
#61421, Fourteen Weeks in Popular Geology, 1876, by Steele, J. Dorman (lc) $45

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) $8



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

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Rock and Gem

Magazine Month Year Price_Per_Issue Comments
Rock_&_Gem November 2008 $4.99 $3.00 Field Trip for Keokuk Geodes; Using Geologic Maps; Tumbling Rocks; Light Sensitive Minerals, Field Trip to Hay Creek, Birdsboro, Pa.
Rock_&_Gem December 2008 $4.99 $3.00 Collecvting at the Copiapo Mine, N.M.; California Tourmaline; Radiactive Minerals; Rockhound Profile: Harrison Yocum.
Rock_&_Gem June 2010 $4.99 $3.00 Modern Mineral Classics (Part 3); Illinois Fluorite; Mechanized Flat Lapping; Field Trip to Sulphur Springs, Texas; Collecting Tourmaline in Maine
Rock_&_Gem February 2011 $4.99 $3.00 Mineral Exhibition in China; California Mineral treasures; Handmake a Turquoise Ring; Opalized Fossils near Rincon, New Mexico; Collecting Benitoite

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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) $8

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