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Melvil Decimal System: 553.5

Wording: Mathematics and Science > Earth sciences & geology > Economic Geology > Building stones

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0
Information
183,829
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
172,351
💭
2
Religion
443,755
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
952,115
👫
4
Language
123,707
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
297,296
🔬
6
Technology
692,375
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
669,452
🎨
8
Literature
891,726
📚
9
Biography and History
567,666
🗿
50
General Science
23,864
🔬
51
Mathematics
56,683
52
Astronomy
16,316
🌌
53
Physics
30,054
🍎
54
Chemistry
19,002
55
Earth sciences & geology
26,281
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,175
💀
57
Life Sciences
40,856
🐠
58
Botany
16,495
🌿
59
Zoology
61,570
🐼
550
Geology
2,918
🌎
551
Physical and Dynamic Geology
17,778
🌋
552
Lithology; Petrography
1,281
🤘
553
Economic Geology
1,877
💲
554
Europe
350
🐗
555
Asia
91
🐅
556
Africa
72
🐘
557
North America
1,516
558
South America
27
559
Pacific, Oceania, and other planets
371
🐨
553.0
121
553.1
Ore deposits
42
553.2
Carbon series
428
553.3
Ores of iron
19
553.4
ores of metals other than iron
134
553.5
Building stones
45
553.6
Earthy economic minerals
126
553.7
Mineral waters
404
553.8
Gems; Ornamental stones
349
💎
553.9
Other economic minerals
8
553.50
9
553.51
Marbles and limestones
12
553.52553.53
3
553.54
1
553.55
Serpentines; Soapstones
1
553.56553.57553.58553.59

Works under MDS 553.5

1–42 of 42 titles | covers | shelf

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

None

What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

More recent editions of his system are in copyright, and the name "Dewey," "Dewey Decimal," "Dewey Decimal Classification" and "DDC" are registered trademarked by OCLC, who publish periodic revisions.

LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable. MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system.

The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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