ERIC Number: EJ309005
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Mineralogy: A Historical Review.
Hazen, Robert M.
Journal of Geological Education, v32 n5 p288-98 Nov 1984
Reviews changing concepts of the origins, properties, and classification of minerals. Emphasis is placed on developments of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, during which time the interwoven advances of chemistry, physics, crystallography, and high-temperature, high-pressure studies transformed mineralogy from a qualitative to a quantitative science. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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