Other Mineralogical Society Publications

Fuller’s Earth: A History of Calcium Montmorillonite – by R.H.S. Robertson

Due to a very generous donation by Mrs Anne-Lise Robertson, widow of the author, copies of“Fullers Earth: A History of Calcium Montmorillonite” by Robert H.S. Robertson are being made available to private individuals at a cost of £17.00  (members price £12.00) plus P&P  (order form). This scholarly work was published in 1986 as an Occasional Publication of the Mineralogical Society and comprises 421 pages between hard covers. In a review in “Clay Minerals”, D.E. Highley stated: “The book is attractively laid out with over 100 figures and pictures. This work is a fascinating account and should be of general interest to anyone who has worked with this versatile clay mineral.”


V.N. Yakovenchuk, G. Yu. Ivanyuk, Ya. A. Pakhomovsky and Yu. P. Mem’shikov.
English edition edited by F. Wall – The Natural History Museum, London, UK.

This stunning book on the rare minerals of one of the world’s most outstanding mineral provinces is a must for all serious mineralogists and collectors. The book describes the geology, petrography and chemistry of over 70 mineral localities from the Khibiny Massif, a nepheline syenite complex in Russia’s Kola Peninsula to the north of latitude 67˚30′.  436 mineral species are described of which 88 were found in Khibiny for the first time in the world.

As a special offer to Members of the Mineralogical Society, the Society is offering this book for only £82.00 plus postage and packing. This offer is 50% off the List Price of £164.00 and is valid indefinitely to all subscribing members of the Society.



Publisher: Laplandia Minerals Ltd. in association with the Mineralogical Society
Format: A4 hardback 448 pages, 772 original microprobe analyses, 592 original colour and SEM-BSE photos, 342 references.
ISBN 5-900395-48-0 ©2005 Laplandia Minerals
List Price: £164.00 plus postage  (£10.95, UK; £16.95, Europe; £30.95, RoW)
Special Offer Price to MinSoc Members only: £82.00


How to order Khibiny

Please send your cheque in sterling pounds or credit card details to the Mineralogical Society, 12 Baylis Mews, Amyand Park Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3HQ, UK  or Fax +44 (0)20 8891 6599 or e-mail admin@minersoc.org. Remember that postage and packing for this extra large book are  greater than standard rates and the following should be added to your order. ROW rate is for airmail delivery. UK £10.95, Europe £16.95 and ROW £27.95

Order online now or download an order form.