Author:A. Ranganathan & K. Srinivasa Rao (Ed.)

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Writings on Geology and Mineralogy: Scientific Papers and Comments

By: A. Ranganathan & K. Srinivasa Rao (Ed.)

Price: $14.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2001

Seller ID: 101633

ISBN: 8173043736

Condition: New


This volume deals with Ananda K. Coomaraswamy's contribution to the geology and mineralogy of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The material in the volume has been arranged in three sections: the first contains his articles on geology and mineralogy of Ceylon published in scientific journals; the second includes the classic Ceylon Administrative Reports which he wrote in 1903-06; and the final section is mainly concerned with several comments on Coomaraswamy's work which highlight his reputation as mainstream geologist.His greatest contribution to geology was his discovery of the mineral Thorianite in 1904.... View more info