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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
Breithaupt, J. F. A., 1837 — Bestimmung neuer Mineralien. 4. Variscit — Published in 1837 in ‘Journal für Praktische Chemie’; contains the original description of the mineral variscite.
von Kobell, F., 1828 — Ueber den Pektolith — Published in 1828 in ‘Archiv für die Gesammte Naturlehre’; contains the original description of the mineral pectolite.
Des Cloizeaux, A., 1871 — Note sur la Montebrasite — Published in 1871 in ‘Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences’; contains the original description of the mineral montebrasite.


Glossary
dike — a sheet of rock that formed in a crack in a pre-existing rock body
diopside — species of mineral; see diopside in ‘Classification’
dodecagon — rare shape in faceting a gemstone
dolomite — species of mineral; see dolomite in ‘Classification’

All terms