The book represents the fourth issue in a series on Russian mineral localities and mineral collections produced by the Ministry of the Natural Resources of Russia, the Russian Geological Society and the Lomonosov State University in Moscow. It is a welcome addition to the literature on a world-famous ore district, that at Dalnegorsk (formerly Tetyukhe), in Primorie (the Russian Far East).

At first glance, the authors appear to have a tough time deciding whether to write an honest-to-goodness scientific text or a popular history for mineral collectors. In reality, the book is a worthwhile effort to bring together rather dispersed...

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