Monthly Mineral Chronicles Volume 6 Issue 11

…is now available here.

This month, in this 82 page full-colour issue we have the following articles:

  • Minerals and Elements: Manganese. The next in the series, manganese, a metal that is used primarily in steel to give it strength.
  • Illustrated Minerals of Australia. Volume 3, Part 4 – Goldfieldite to Gordonite. The next installment of a significant undertaking documenting the 1,500 or so mineral species recorded in Australia.
  • Slag minerals from La Marsiliana in Tuscany. Henk Smeets tells us about the minerals that can be found in this Italian slag locality.
  • Minerals from the Toughnut Mine, Tombstone, Arizona. This month, Rolf tells us about collecting in an old Bisbee-area copper mine.
  • Mineral Snippet – Blödite
  • Desautels Micromount Symposium. A report on the Desautels Micromount Symposium held by the Baltimore Mineral Society in October.