Publications

Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter

Publications

Colorado Minerals (1982). A symposium held in conjunction with the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Denver Gem and Mineral Show, September 19, 1982. The abstract booklet is Out-of-Print but a free pdf of the abstracts can be  downloaded here.

Classic Mineral Localities (1983). A symposium sponsored by the Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter, and held at the Denver Gem and Mineral Show, September 18, 1983.  The abstract booklet is Out-of-Print but a free pdf of the abstracts can be downloaded here.

Mines, Collectors, and their Minerals (1984). A symposium sponsored by the Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter, and held at the Denver Gem and Mineral Show, September 9, 1984.  Abstract booklet. The abstract booklet is Out-of-Print but a free pdf of the abstracts can be downloaded  here.

Recent Activities at Rock Mountain Mineral Localities (1985). A symposium sponsored by the Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter, and held at the Denver Gem and Mineral Show, September 15, 1985.  The abstract booklet is Out-of-Print, but a free pdf of the symposium abstracts can be  downloaded here. 

Colorado Pegmatite Symposium (1986). Program, Abstracts, and Field Guide,  Friends of Mineralogy, Denver, CO. 160 p.  A hardcopy can be ordered and purchased from the Chapter for $25 by email request and check. A free pdf of the publication can be downloaded here.

Photography of Mineralogical, Paleontological, and Archaeological Specimens (1989) A Symposium on the Equipment and Techniques for Professionals and Amateurs, 74 p. and an additional 18 pages of reprinted articles by Jeff Scovil from Rocks & Minerals. $ 6.00.  A Free black and white pdf of the symposium proceeding can be downloaded here.

NYF Pegmatite Symposium Abstracts (1999) The Eugene E. Foord Memorial Symposium on NYF-type Pegmatites, 73 p.  Also published in Canadian Mineralogist, vol. 37, part 3, June 1999, pp. 791-863. $ 15

NYF Pegmatite Symposium Field Trip Guidebook (1999) Field guide to NYF-type [niobium-yttrium-fluorine] Pegmatites of the Pikes Peak Batholith; field trips to the Lake George and South Platte pegmatite districts, 36 p.   $ 15

Precious Metals Symposium (1988). A hardcopy can be ordered from the chapter by email request. Download free as a pdf file in three parts: Part 1 of 3 papers – pages 1 to 79, Part 2 of 3 papers – pages 80 to last abstract, and Part 3 of 3 Field Trips: field trips only.

Antero Aquamarines: Minerals from the Mount Antero and White Mountain Region, Chaffee County, Colorado (1993) by Mark Ivan Jacobson. L. R. Ream Publishing, softcover, 126 p. + 8 color plates, softcover. $50.  Other copies might also be available for sale from Lithographie LLC.

Antero Aquamarines: Minerals from the Mount Antero and White Mountain Region, Chaffee County, Colorado (1993) by Mark Ivan Jacobson. L. R. Ream Publishing, 126 p. + 8 color plates, hardcover. Out-of-print.

Minerals of Colorado (1997) by Edwin B. Eckel, Robert R Cobban, Donley S. Collins, Eugene E. Foord, Daniel E. Kile, Peter J. Modreski, and Jack A. Murphy. Fulcrum Press, 665 p. plus 40 plates with 118 color and 27 b&w photos. (hardcover) $ 140

Symposium on Gemstone Deposits of the Rocky Mountain Region, Program and Abstracts (2002) Program & abstracts of an FMCC symposium; 79 p. including 3 p. and cover in color. $15. Free download of Gemstone Deposits Symposium proceedings

Symposium on Agate and Cryptocrystalline Quartz (2005) from an FMCC symposium; 144 pages including 3 pages plus cover in color. Hardcopy can be ordered from the chapter by email request.  Free download of Agate Symposium proceedings

Creede Mineral and History Symposium (2010) Program, abstracts and author biographical summary, 32 p. $5 The symposium program and abstracts booklet can be downloaded for free  here.

Symposium on Minerals of Russia (2011) Program and abstracts from the September 10, 2011. A one day symposium, 14 p. $3.  The symposium program and abstracts booklet can be downloaded for free here.

Ouray-Silverton San Juan Mountains Mineral Symposium (2014). Program, abstracts and field guides. September 5 – 7, 2014. Ouray, Colorado. 8-1/2 x 11 inches format, Color front and back cover, B&W, 54 pages. $20 or a free pdf can be downloaded by clicking here.

Second Foord Pegmatite Symposium,  Abstracts, Short Papers, Posters and Program. (2016) Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado,  126 pages. $25. A free pdf can be downloaded by clicking Foord pegmatite symposium proceedings.

Second Foord Pegmatite Symposium,  Field Trip Guidebook. (2016) Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado,  107 pages. $25. A free pdf can be downloaded by clicking 2016_Pegmatite_fieldtrip_guidebook.

Pegmatites of China: A bibliography. Presented as a poster at the Second Foord Symposium (2016), 55 pages. Only available as a free pdf that can be downloaded by clicking China pegmatite publication references Foord symposium.

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Sales tax will be paid by FMCC, postage is extra. To order, write to Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter, P O Box 234, Arvada, CO 80001; or contact Pete Modreski, 303-202-4766, pmodreski@usgs.gov

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