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Gold: nuggets of Russia. Mineralogical Almanac, volume 1. 1999,Ocean Picture Ltd, Moscow, Russia. 128 pages. color illustrations - 212. Photo: Mikhail A. Bogomolov. Softbound.

This book contains a condensed popular description of the history of discoveries and mining of cold (in general) and nugget (particular) in Russia. Features of native gold and, especially, nuggets are characterized. Formation conditions and environm of nuggets are described. A crystallomorphic classification of native gold is introduced. A detailed description is given for a variety of nuggets. Numerous original photographs publushed here demonstrate sophisticated beauty and uniqueness of nuggets from major of Russian gold provinces: the Urals, Sakha - Yakutia, Kolyma, Transbaikalia, Altai and Chukchi Peninsula. This book is of interest to a wide range of readers.