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Tagsmining (18), gold (7), poetry (6), California (5), books by miners (5), Big Sur (5), crystals (5), geometry (4), architecture (4), gems (4) — see all tags

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About meMomma, don't let yer kids grow up to be rockhounds!

About my libraryBooks about minerals & mining history, including the human side & cultural elements of mining, and books, art, poetry, etc. created by miners. Gemstones & jewelry and their history. Field trip guides, rockhound-ism and a bit of geology. Stone as a material, in cultural expressions.
First collection was art & design books; Expressionist architecture; the "Crystal Chain" of Bruno Taut, Wenzel Hablik, Paul Scheerbart et al; Geometric design, polyhedra & paper folding; Sculpture, especially in stone. Have a few books in German, French & Russian. Researching the Russian fabulist Pavel Bazhov, and stone in human culture. I'm often found at play among the databases/webs, other times on beaches or digging up stones...

GroupsGeology, Rare, Old or Offbeat


Favorite librariesHolt Labor Library, San Francisco Public Library


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Member sinceAug 17, 2008

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