Now available for iPad and Mac!
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Available on the App Store
Download on iBooks
Now you can choose this dynamic mineralogy textbook either as a printed book with DVD-ROM or as an exciting new digital series of chapters available on iBooks for the iPad and Mac.
Written by Melinda Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter, and illustrated by Dennis Tasa, this new digital series is published by Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc., in association with the Mineralogical Society of America.

The Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy series is specifically designed to take full advantage of digital media technology to empower students and teachers of mineralogy. Using color photographs, illustrations, movies, 3D models that can be rotated, interactive diagrams, and review questions, this series makes a challenging subject approachable.

This series of chapters differs in several ways from a traditional mineralogy textbook: (1) it promotes learning in a digital environment; (2) the authors use modern pedagogy; (3) each chapter in the series is available separately allowing the instructor to pick and choose only those chapters needed for their specific course; (4) it is written so that the more advanced chapters build on information learned in earlier chapters.

To obtain a free sample portion of each chapter in the series:
  • in iTunes: search "Dyar Gunter," then select the "Books" category
  • in iBooks on your iPad or Mac (OS X Mavericks): click the Store button, then search "Dyar Gunter"
Available on the App Store
Our "Mineral Database" app is also available for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
Available on the App Store
Available on the App Store
Available on the Mac App Store
Our "Mineral Database" app is also available on the Mac App Store.
Available on the Mac App Store
Available on Amazon
Our "Mineral Database" app is also available for Kindle Fire HD on Amazon.
Available at Mineralogical Society of America
For the printed version of the textbook, "Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy" go to the Mineralogical Society of America at www.minsocam.org.
Available on iBooks
Available on iBooks
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