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Author Rapp, George Robert, 1930-

Title Archaeomineralogy / George Rapp
Edition Second edition
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 348 pages) : illustrations
Series Natural science in archaeology
Natural science in archaeology.
Contents Introduction and History; Properties of Minerals; Exploitation of Mineral and Rock Raw Materials; Lithic Materials; Gemstones Seal Stones and Ceremonial Stones; Soft Stones and Other Carvable Materials; Metals and Related Minerals and Ores; Ceramic Raw Materials; Pigments and Colorants; Abrasives Salt Shells and Miscellaneous Geologic Raw Materials; Building, Monumental, and Statuary Materials
Summary Suitable for mineralogists, geologists and archaeologists involved in archaeometric studies, this book looks at the human use of rocks and minerals from the Paleolithic through to the 18th century CE
Notes Previous edition: 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mineralogy in archaeology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009455153
ISBN 3540785930 (hbk.)
9783540785934 (hbk.)