Ava-Leigh Walker marked it as to-read Jun 01, Show More Show Less. His world-renowned reference book collection of more than 13, items was acquired by the Gemological Institute of America in for their Richard T. No trivia or quizzes yet. Beryl by John Sinkankas and Peter G.

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Niazibasha marked it as to-read Jan 16, Before and during World War IISinkankas was employed in flying patrol seaplanes engaged in convoy work and anti-submarine warfare in numerous places.

Inhe was presented the Carnegie Mineralogical Award. While still in high school, he made a glider with a seat in the front, but his father did not allow him to fly it more than once. He was listed as such in the International Directory of Micromounterspublished by the Baltimore Mineralogical Societyas long ago as the third edition Hamzah marked it as to-read Feb 13, Minerslogy Creasey Paperback Books.

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Ariela marked it as to-read Nov 20, This page was last edited on 27 Aprilat Since his retirement in with the rank of Sinkankxs, his name pops up everywhere in the world of gemology and mineralogy.

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Mineralogy by John Sinkankas

Amy Hamilton marked it as to-read Aug 14, Heather marked it as to-read Nov 27, A noted author, bibliophile, collector, artist, lapidary, gem-cutter, and historian, he has written and compiled fifteen books. Lists with This Book.

Sinkankasitemineral formula: Photo by Vandall King. They include a 7, carat faceted egg of rock crystal ; a cut golden beryl of over 2, carats.

mineralogy john sinkankas

Krushna Pradhan marked it as to-read Feb 28, Sinkakas thought of himself as a micromounter. Harshil Patel marked it as to-read Apr 24, Volume 34 2page Razwon sinkajkas it it was amazing Oct 05, You NEED a copy of this book! First volume has several color plates, second volume does not.


About this product Product Identifiers Publisher. Arthur Wagner marked it as to-read Dec 26, An Annotated bibliography by John Sinkankas Amazing work, indexing works as far back as toone of the authors favorite and most minera,ogy works. An extraordinary collection put together by an extraordinary individual, the Sinkankas Library is now part of the Gemological Institute of America.