Moore’s Compendium of Mineral Discoveries is an exhaustive guide to documented mineral discoveries of minerals with crystals over one centimeter found since 1960. Completed in 2015 by Tom Moore, an editor for the Mineralogical Record and a prolific writer on mineral subjects, this is arguably the most detailed mineral book compiled in recent times.
Having an extensive background in the minerals of my native region of New York and New Jersey, I took the opportunity to fill in some missing gaps from my regional area. While the compendium was certainly very thorough in this region, there were still many important localities for mineral discoveries that were left out. There were also mineral discoveries in this region that were poorly documented, and require insider information from a local collector for a more thorough picture.
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