I start this review with the regret that few readers will own, or perhaps even see, “Moore”, but I think it worthy of discussion both as a fine publication and for the wider topics that it covers. The subject is a very large and detailed work (1,631 pages, a hefty 4.64 kg, 282 × 211 × 83 mm), 70 times the weight of the smallest reference work I've read in the past year (!), but a remarkable publication that carries itself very well. Thomas Moore's massive compilation of mineral localities is, with a few exceptions, limited to those...
Book Review| September 01, 2017
Book Review: Moore’s Compendium of Mineral Discoveries, 1960-2015
Moore's Compendium of Mineral Discoveries, 1960–2015. By Thomas P. Moore, 2016. Mineralogical Record, Inc., Tucson, Arizona, 2 volumes, vii+809 and ii+813pp. ISBN (N/A), $399 (U.S.), www.MineralogicalRecord.com
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Graham C. Wilson; Book Review: Moore’s Compendium of Mineral Discoveries, 1960-2015. The Canadian Mineralogist ; 55 (5): 951–953. doi: https://doi.org/10.3749/canmin.BR00003
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