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MinDex 2011-12, The Mineral Locality - Mineral Periodical Index, is a complete index to the mineral publications. Updated annually, it is a complete index to all issues through 2011 and some 2012 of The Mineralogical Record and Mineral News, last 49 years of Rocks and Minerals, and complete Matrix, The Mineral Collector and World of Stones and many Mineralogical Almanac and extraLapis English. MinDex includes references to minerals and localities, inclusions, twins, pseudomorphs, epitaxy and unusual forms and habits; also all photographs, maps, diagrams, tables and other information. All are searchable in a runtime database application.

MinDex 2011-12 is available now. Products order page.


Zalesiite, Monitor Mine

Shoshone County, Idaho

Gem Trails of Idaho and Western Montana

A new guide to Idaho and Western Montana is now available. Copies are available from Gem Guides Book Co., or from your favorite gem and mineral book source, or any book dealer (request ISBN-13: 978-1-889786-51-3).

Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition

The 2nd edition is 370 pages and has 360 color photographs. There also are 22 black and white crystal drawings and four maps. The 2nd edition is expanded from the first edition (revised and updated) with the same format with three major descriptive chapters in the first section covering the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Blackbird Mining District and the Sawtooth Mountains, three of Idahos most famous localities.

The second section is an alphabetical listing and description of the minerals. Most of these descriptions include locality information, description of the minerals, associated minerals and their occurrence. There are 39 new mineral descriptions; minerals new to the state that have been discovered since the first edition. In addition, there are many new occurrences of the minerals described in the first edition. There also is a new expanded index, with all minerals and localities.

Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition is only $27.95. Order your copy now, information on the Products order page.