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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
Freiesleben, J. C., 1836 — Calcit — Published in 1836 in ‘Magazin für die Oryktographie von Sachsen’; contains the original description of the mineral calcite.
Karsten, D. L. G., 1808 — Erd-und steinarten. Magnesit — Published in 1808 in ‘Mineralogische Tabellen’; contains the original description of the mineral magnesite.


Glossary
peridotite — a dense, coarse-grained igneous rock, consisting mostly of olivine and pyroxene
petalite — species of mineral; see petalite in ‘Classification’
petschite — variety from marialite-meionite series; see petschite in ‘Classification’
phenakite — species of mineral; see phenakite in ‘Classification’

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