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...

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