The World of Fluorescent Minerals (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (Paperback)

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The rich and diverse world of fluorescent minerals is explored in this sweeping survey. Breathtakingly pure colors, with their ethereal glow, immediately capture your attention. Did you know that color television is a result of the study of fluorescing minerals? Fresh finds of fluorescent minerals are showing up regularly around the globe, and their collection is an entertaining and popular pasttime. To help the collector, over 825 photos display the minerals both as they might be found in daylight and in under the effects of ultraviolet light. Written for the collector and the merely curious, this pictorial reference will enrich your collecting experience with its informative text. It is an essential source for enjoying and identifying fluorescent minerals.

About the Author

Stuart Schneider is an attorney who has written sixteen books on collectibles and antiques. A former professional photographer, he spent many hours behind the camera to show the minerals here. He resides in northern New Jersey.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780764325441
ISBN-10: 0764325442
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: July 27th, 2006
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Schiffer Book for Collectors