Minerals of Nevada. Stephen B. Castor and Gregory C. Ferdock. 502 Pp., 1 map. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 31, University of Nevada Press. 2004. Price US$75.

Nevada is well known for its numerous precious- and base-metal mineral deposits, most notably the world-class Carlin-type gold deposits that help make Nevada one of the foremost mining regions in the United States. Less well known are the numerous rare or unusual minerals that are found throughout the state. Among the more than 850 minerals identified in Nevada are 37 minerals that were first...

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