The editor and collaborators are to be commended for writing a concise and well-organized text that will serve as a good mineral reference to any public and private collector or individual with an interest in mineralogy. This book represents the most up-to-date and comprehensive handbook of minerals from the Carpathians presently available on the market. The information presented is divided into five chapters of varied lengths. The book opens with a short Introduction that includes a table that synthesizes the 58 mineral species first discovered in the Carpathians along with a lexicon of common geographical names.

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