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The Study of Minerals CD-ROM

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This unique interactive program allows you to study minerals at your own pace from your present level of understanding.

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    The Study of Minerals 1.9 is a comprehensive learning tool for anyone interested in minerals, from a casual collector to the advanced mineralogy student. Learn about how crystals form, chemical composition, their symmetry, and properties. Find out what minerals are or go straight to microscopic and laboratory analysis of minerals.

    Study gems and ores, then test your skill at mineral exploration. Includes animated interactive activities, illustrated glossary, abundant photographs, video clips, and easy access to an extensive illustrated mineral properties database of over 150 minerals.  Version 1.9 is compatible with Mac OS® X Yosemite (10.10).

    Table of Contents:

    • Minerals, Crystals and Rocks
    • Mineral Symmetry - How Nature Builds Minerals
    • Mineral Chemistry and Classification
    • Mineral Properties and Identification
    • Society's Dependence on Minerals
    • Minerals and Money
    • Mineral Exploration and Mining
    • Laboratory Analysis
    • Microscopic Analysis and Identification
    • Mineral Data
    • Illustrated Glossary

    System Requirements: Macintosh:
    PowerPC™ G4, G5 or Intel® processor; RAM: 512 MBytes; Mac OS® X 10.4.11 or later. Windows: Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent); RAM: 512 MBytes; Windows® XP Service Pack 2, Vista®, 7, or 8.1.