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Burat, 1844  
Links


History of Mineralogy / Crystallography
The EUROMIN project
history of mineralogy project by 8 European mineralogy museums


Collecting & Collectors
Collecting mineral books
An introduction by Lawrence H. Conklin

The H. Obodda collection
mineralogy books, scientific instruments, etc.

Mineralien - Steindosen - alte Bücher - Bergbaukunst
from the collection of Simone and Peter Huber, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Antique Mineral Labels
and their accompanying mineral specimens from the collection of Paul de Bondt (Belgium)

the Tricottet Collection
of natural history specimens, established in 2006 by Dr A. Mignan in honor of his grand father, Guy Tricottet (1926-1993)

References
Annotated Bio-Bibliography of Mineralogy and Crystallography 1469-1919
by the late Curtis Schuh

The Mineralogical Record Label Archive
a collection of original printed mineral specimen labels, including biographies of mineral collectors and mineral dealers, and history of institutions.

Instruments for Science, 1800 - 1914
Scientific trade catalogs in Smithsonian collections

Museum optischer Instrumente
about the evolution of the optical industry during the period 1800 - 1920
shows microscopes and spectroscopes

Krantz crystallography catalogs archive 
the archive of Dr. F. Krantz, Rheinisches Mineralien-Kontor catalogs related to crystallography and crystal models