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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

Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones, 1986 from by Cipriani, Curzio and Borelli, Allesandr
#62268, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones, 1986, by Cipriani, Curzio and Borelli, Allesandr (lc) $5

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

Kunz Articles from Lapidary Journal from by Kunz, George F.
#70332, Kunz Articles from Lapidary Journal, by Kunz, George F. (lc) $1

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

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

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) $3

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) $3

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

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

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

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



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 

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

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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 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 Collecting at the Copiapo Mine, N.M.; California Tourmaline; Radioactive 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
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 April 2013 $4.99 $3.00 Variscite; Federation mineral show hosting; moss agate from Montana; rare-earth elements; Harvard Museum of Natural History; collecting barite and fluorite at Tonuco Mountain, NM; collecting fluorite at the Rock Candy Mine, B.C., Canada
Rock_&_Gem May 2013 $4.99 $3.00 Cinnabar; the Canyon Rock Shop in Utah; Scheelite' rock carving; collecting aquamarine in Nepal; collecting epidote and almandine garnet at the Calvert Mine, Montana; scoria from Black Mountain, NM
Rock_&_Gem June 2013 $4.99 $3.00 Jewelry made from fossilized ammolite; Smithsonite; meteorites from space; collecting fossils in the Morrison Formation, Wyoming; an Oregon mineral club promotes earth science; the Earthhaven Museum in Wisconsin; collecting sapphire at the Eldorado Bar, Montana.
Rock_&_Gem August 2013 $4.99 $3.00 Minerals from Maine; Bumble Bee Jasper; water in mineral crystallization; collecting minerals at Searles Lake, California; collecting giant geodes in Tennessee; fossil collecting in Montana on private land.
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 December 2013 $4.99 $3.00 Jasper and Agate explained; Crater Rock Museum; Danburite; collecting topaz at the Texeirinha Mine, Brazil; collecting geodes and agates in the Cascade Mountains, washington; vanadinite from the Macy Mine, NM
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 February 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas part II; a new source of Black Bay opal; Diamonds from the Earth; petrified forest in Arizona; sunstone gemstones; collecting orbicular granite in the Sandia Mountains, NM
Rock_&_Gem March 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Famous mineral personality Benny Fenn; birthstones part I; collecting amethyst at Four peaks, arizona; the Turquoise train in New Mexico, petrified wood
Rock_&_Gem April 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Mineral museum at Moose Lake, Minnesota; silver minerals; diamonds; minerals containing heavy elements; birthstones part II
Rock_&_Gem May 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Dallas Mineral Collecting Symposium; interview with gem hunter Bernie Gaboury; feldspar gemstones sunstone, moonstone, labradorite; Kutch Fossil Park in Indai; opal from Ethiopia; fluorescent mineral exhibit at Washington State University.
Rock_&_Gem June 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Sulfur; Facebook collecting groups for collectors; Tucson Mineral Show report; birthstones part IV; collecting quartz crystals in Brazil; collecting purple agate at Mulligan Peak, Arizona
Rock_&_Gem July 2014 $4.99 $3.00 Advice on metal-detecting for gold from an expert; Mineral Prices; Collecting gold at Hughes Creek in Montana; Cerussite; Keokuk Geodes, Ore Specimens.

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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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