Library

 
 

GLMSMC owns a number of publications on gem and mineral topics, which members may borrow. If you are interested in borrowing one of the following publications, please let the librarian know at librarian@glmsmc.com, so that he can bring it to the next meeting.

Research Publications

Mineralogy

  • Field Excursions to D.C.'s Urban Geology
  • Geology-Its Role in the Development and Planning of Metropolitan Washington
  • Serpentinite and Rodingite in the Hunting Hill Quarry, Mont. Co., MD
  • The Mineralogy and Petrology of Intrusive Triassic Diabase at Goose Creek, VA

Pamphlets and leaflets

Archeology

  • Maryland Archeology: Journey Through Time

Collecting

  • Collecting Rocks (USGS)
  • Connecticut Mines and Minerals 1971
  • Illustrated Guide to Common Rocks
  • Rock Hound's Guide to Connecticut 1968
  • Safety Booklet (GLMS, Montgomery County, MD) (Busch) 1965
  • Suggestions for Prospecting
  • Use and Conservation of Minerals

Dinosaurs

  • Dinosaurs in Maryland

Earthquake

  • Earthquakes
  • Earthquakes in Maryland
  • Engineering Geology
  • Instrumentation for Today and Tomorrow
  • Our Changing Continent
  • Safety and Survival in an Earthquake
  • The Interior of the Earth
  • The San Andreas Fault
  • The Severity of an Earthquake

Fossils

  • Calvert Cliffs Maryland
  • Fossils, Rocks, and Time
  • Miocene Sharks Teeth of Calvert County
  • Museum and Fossil Pit (Hampton, VA)
  • Trip Guide to Calvert County, MD
  • USGS P-1066-K, Echinoderms, Kentucky 1981

Gem Stones

  • Gem Making as a Hobby
  • Gem Stones (Bureau of Mines)
  • Gem Stones (Bureau of Mines) Bulletin 556
  • Gem Stones (Bureau of Mines) Bulletin 675
  • Natural Gemstones

Maps

  • Cartography at the U.S. Geological Survey
  • Finding Your Way with Map and Compass
  • Geologic Maps: Portraits of the Earth
  • Geological Highway Map Northeastern Region
  • Helping Your Child Learn Geography
  • Topographic Mapping

Miscellaneous

  • AFMS Guidelines for Bulletin Editors 1973
  • AFMS Guidelines for Exhibitors 1980
  • AFMS Safety Manual
  • Building Stones of Maryland
  • Geology Deserts (USGS)
  • Geology of Caves
  • Geysers (USGS)
  • Landforms of the United States
  • List of Publications of Maryland Geological Survey
  • Raytech Catalog
  • Star Diamond Catalog

Geology

  • A Brief History of the U. S. Geological Survey
  • Denver's Geologic Setting
  • Geologic History of Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • Geologic Time
  • Geology: Science & Profession
  • Glaciers: Clues to Future Climate?
  • Glaciers:A Water Resource
  • Pennsylvania Geology
  • Permafrost
  • Plain Geology
  • The Big Five (Rivers)
  • The Exclusive Economic Zone: An Exciting New Frontier
  • The Geology of Radon (USGS)
  • The Great Ice Age
  • The Great Salt Lake
  • The Mineral Industry of Maryland
  • Tree Rings:Timekeepers of the Past
  • U.S. Geological Survey: Earth Science in the Public Service
  • USGS Bull.1471, The River & the Rocks 1980
  • USGS P-0628, Tectonics of North America 1969
  • USGS P-903, Paleozoic & Mesozoic Rocks 1976
  • USGS P-1205, Accotink Schist 1981
  • USGS P-1231-A, Virginia Volcanic Plutonic Belt 1981
  • USGS Bull.1358 Lexicon of Geological Names, U. S. 1961-67

Gold

  • Gold (USGS)
  • Gold in Maryland
  • Gold Veins Near Great Falls, MD, GS Bull1286 (Reed 1969)
  • Marking of Jewelry and Novelties of Silver
  • Prospecting for Gold in the United States (USGS)

Marine Geology

  • Marine Geology (USGS)
  • Steps to the Moon
  • Why is the Ocean Salty?

Volcanoes

  • Man Against Volcano: The Eruption on Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
  • Volcanic Hazards at Mount Shasta, CA

Videos

  • 32nd GLMS Show
  • 32nd GLMS Show
  • 33rd GLMS Show
  • 34th GLMS Show
  • 34th GLMS Show
  • 38th GLMS Show
  • 39th GLMS Show
  • Creating a Cabochon
  • First Steps to Lapidary
  • Frontline Diamonds-The DeBeers Cartel
  • Gemstones of America
  • Gold Dredge (California)
  • Learning Channel Hunt for Amazing Treasures
  • Salt?
  • Stewart Tourmaline Story
  • The Minerals of Morocco

Books

  • A Guide for Rockhounds and Prospectors (Hayes)
  • A Guide to Field Identification Rocks and Minerals (Sorrell)
  • A Range Guide to Mines and Minerals (Ransom)
  • Advanced Cabachon Cutting (Cox 1971)
  • Appalachian Mineral & Gem Trails (Zeitner 1968)
  • Assorted Pamphlets on Canada Mineral Collecting
  • Black Light Creates Fascinating Fluorescence (Braun 1968)
  • Building Stones of Our Nation's Capital (USGS 1998)
  • Cabochon Cutting (Cox 1970)
  • Canyon County Parklands, Treasures of the Great Plateau (NGS) (Thybo)
  • Carl Faberge (Snowman 1979)
  • Collecting Fossils in Maryland (Glaser 1977)
  • Collecting Fossils in Maryland (Glaser 1979)
  • Collector's Guide to Fossil Sharks & Fish (Shelton 1976)
  • Color Treasury of Crystals (Orbis Publication 1972)
  • Color Treasury of Crystals (Orbis Publication 1973)
  • Colorado Gem Trails & Mining Guide (Pearl)
  • Creative Casting (Choate 1966)
  • Creative Gold & Silversmithing (Choate 1970)
  • Crystal & Mineral Collecting (Sanborn 1966)
  • Dana's System of Mineralogy, Vol. I (Palache, et.al. 1944)
  • Dana's System of Mineralogy, Vol. II (Palache, et.al. 1951)
  • Dana's System of Mineralogy, Vol. III (Palache, et.al. 1962)
  • Dana's Textbook of Mineralogy (Ford 1958)
  • Dana's Textbook of Mineralogy (Ford 1966)
  • Descriptions of Gem Materials (Vargas 1972)
  • Desert Gem Trails (Strong 1966)
  • Eastern Gem Hunters Atlas (Johnson 1976)
  • Echinoderms (Broadhead&Waters 1980)
  • Emeralds of North Carolina (Harshaw 1974)
  • Encyclopedia of Minerals (Roberts, et.al. 1974)
  • Engraved Gems (Boardman 1968)
  • Exhibiting, The Show Biz Aspect of the Hobby (Mummert&Shelton 1990)
  • Facet Cutter's Handbook (Soukup 1962)
  • Faceting for Amateurs (Vargas 1977)
  • Field Guide to Gems & Minerals (Pough 1960)
  • Field Guide to Gems & Minerals of Mexico (Johnson 1965)
  • Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals (Pough 1966)
  • First Book of Stones (Cormack 1950)
  • Fossil Collecting in Mid-Atlantic States (Burns 1991)
  • Fossil Vertebrates (Thomas 1968)
  • Fossils (Mathews 1962)
  • Gem Testing (Anderson 1948)
  • Gem Trails of Arizona (Simpson 1977)
  • Gem Trails of Texas (Simpson 1967)
  • Gem Tumbling & Baroque Jewelry Making (Victor 1962)
  • Gemcutting (Sinkankas)
  • Gemmologists Compendium (Webster 1967)
  • Gems & Minerals of Oxford Co., Maine (Stevens 1972)
  • Gems and Gold in the West (Rynerson)
  • Gemstone Carving (Walter 1977)
  • Gemstones & Decorative-Ornamental Stones of Virginia (Penick 1992)
  • Gemstones (Overview of U.S. Production) (Austin 1995)
  • Gemstones (Smith 1958)
  • Gemstones of North America, Vol. II (Sinkankas 1976)
  • Geology (Putnam 1964)
  • Geology: Local Resources for Collecting and Learning About Rocks&Fossils (Barr)
  • Guide to Michigan Fossils (Kelley 1962)
  • Handbook for Prospectors (Pearl 1973)
  • Handbook for Prospectors (Pearl 1978)
  • Handbook of Gem Identification (Liddicoat 1977)
  • Handbook of Paleozoology (Kuhn-Schryder&Rieber 1986)
  • Handwrought Jewelry (Franke 1962)
  • Hiking Guide to Monongahela National Forest and Vicinity (WV Highlands Conservancy)
  • Hunting for Fossils (Murray 1967)
  • Illustrated Guide to Fossil Collecting (Cas 1970)
  • Illustrated Guide to Fossil Vertebrate (Garcia 1974)
  • Invert. Paleontology, Part G-Bryozoa (revised Vol.I) (G.S.A. 1983)
  • Kansas Rocks & Minerals (Tolsted&Swineford 1969)
  • Manual of Mineralogy (Hurlburt 1977)
  • Maryland Gold Fever (Goetz 1979)
  • Mason Creek Fossils (Nitecki 1979)
  • Massachusetts Minerals & Fossil Localities (Gleba 1978)
  • Mica Deposits of the Southeastern Piedmont, Amelia Dist.,VA (USGS 1952)
  • Midwest Gem Trails (Zeitner 1964)
  • Mineral & Gem Trails of New England (Sloan)
  • Mineral Collecting in Pennsylvania (Lapham & Geyer 1972)
  • Mineral Collection in Maine Pegmatite Belt (Maine Fed Clubs 1973)
  • Mineral Guide to New England (Morrill, et.al. 1963)
  • Mineral Recognition (Vanders & Kerr)
  • Mineralogy of Pennsylvania (Smith 1966-75)
  • Minerals and Man (Hurlburt)
  • Minerals of Laurel Hill, NJ (Faciolla 1981)
  • Minerals of the Washington, D.C. Area (Bernstein 1976)
  • Minerals of the Washington, D.C. Area (Bernstein 1977)
  • Minerals of the Washington, D.C. Area (Bernstein 1980)
  • Paleontology, An Introduction (Nield & Tucker 1985)
  • Practical Gemmology (Webster 1966)
  • Precious Stones, Vol. I (Bauer 1968)
  • Precious Stones, Vol. II (Bauer 1968)
  • Quartz Crystal Deposits of Western Arkansas (USGS 1952)
  • Rhodes 1962
  • Roadside Geology of Vermont & New Hampshire (Van Diver 1987)
  • Rock & Mineral Collecting in Canada, Vol. I (Sabina 1970)
  • Rockhounding in Arkansas (Dodson 1974)
  • Rocks & Minerals (Arem 1973)
  • Search for the Past (Beerbower 1968)
  • Shellcraft (Stevens)
  • Simon&Schusters Guide to Rocks & Minerals (1978)
  • Spotters Guide to Rocks & Minerals (Woolley)
  • Stereogram book of Rocks Minerals & Gems (Techter)
  • Stones, Their Collection, Identification and Uses (Dietrich 1980)
  • Sulfide Mineralization in the Shenandoah Valley of VA (Herbert& Young 1956)
  • The Agate Book (Dake 1951)
  • The Art of Gemcutting (Dake & Pearl 1945)
  • The Book of Agates and Other Quartz Gems (Quick 1963)
  • The Book of Agates and Other Quartz Gems (Quick 1976)
  • The Dawn of Life (Pinna 1972)
  • The Encyclopedia of Jewelry Making Techniques (McGrath)
  • The Fossil World (Moody 1977)
  • The Grand Canyon
  • The International Handbook (Zirlin 1981)
  • The Jewelry Engravers Manual (Hardy 1976)
  • The Jewelry Engravers Manual (Hardy 1977)
  • The Lake Superior Agate (Wolter 1986)
  • The Miners (Wallace)
  • The Mosasaur, Vol. III (DE Valley Pal Soc 1986)
  • The Opal Book (Leechman 1961)
  • The Opal Book (Leechman 1977)
  • The Polarizing Microscope (Cooke,et.al.)
  • The Rock Book (Fenton and Fenton)
  • The Science of Gems (Fisher 1966)
  • Towpath Guide to the C&O Canal (Hahn)
  • Trap Rock Minerals of New Jersey (Mason 1960)
  • Treasures in Gold and Silver (Pompa 1975)
  • Tumbler's Guide (Balej 1963)
  • Two Books in One Jewelry (Coles)
  • Ultraviolet Guide to Minerals (Gleason 1960)
  • Ultraviolet Guide to Minerals (Gleason 1972)
  • Upper Carboniferous Fossil Flora of Nova Scotia (Zodrow&McCandlish 1980)
  • US Bur. of Mines Mining & Mineral Operations in the New England & Mid-Atl States (1976)
  • Ward's Earth Science Catalog
  • Western Gem Hunters Atlas (Johnson 1963)
  • Western Gem Hunters Atlas (Johnson 1966)

Geo. Soc. of America Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology

  • 1 Part C Protista 2 (1)
  • 2 Part C Protista 2 (2)
  • 3 Part D Protista 3
  • 4 Part F Coelenterata
  • 5 Part G Bryozoa
  • 6 Part H Brachiopoda (1)
  • 7 Part H Brachiopoda (2)
  • 8 Part I Mollusca 1
  • 9 Part K Mollusca 3
  • 10 Part L Mollusca 4
  • 12 Part N Mollusca 6 (2)
  • 13 Part O Arthropoda 1
  • 14 Part P Arthropoda 2
  • 15 Part Q Arthropoda 3
  • 16 Part R Arthropoda 4 (1)
  • 17 Part R Arthropoda 4 (2)
  • 18 Echinodermata 1 (1)
  • 19 Echinodermata 1 (2)
  • 20 Echinodermata 3 (1)
  • 21 Echinodermata 3 (2)
  • 22 Rev
  • 23 Part W Miscellaneous
 
   



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