Gemmology
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Currently there are 283 bibliographical references and abstracts to publications with gemmological or mineralogical thematics in the ‘Library’. The section comprises also a glossary with 391 terms.

Publications
von Leonhard, K. C., 1821 — Scheelit — Published in 1821 in ‘Handbuch der Oryktognosie’; contains the original description of the mineral scheelite.
Haüy, R. J., 1792 — De l’Euclase — Published in 1792 in ‘Observations sur la Physique, sur l’Histoire Naturelle et sur les Arts’; contains the original description of the mineral euclase.


Glossary
tenebrescence — the ability of minerals to change colour when exposed to sunlight
tetrahedrite — species of mineral; data; faceted specimens exist
thaumasite — species of mineral; data; faceted specimens exist
tiger’s eye — a rock; see tiger’s eye in ‘Classification’

All terms