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Bruce Cairncross

About 
Bruce Cairncross is Professor of Geology and Chairman of the Geology Department at the University of Johannesburg. He has a special interest in documenting and preserving southern Africa’s mineralogical heritage, and is the author or co-author of a number of books, including Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa and Pocket Guide: Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa.

Titles by this author

This handy pocket guide presents the most fascinating and important rocks and minerals found in...

Southern Africa boasts many spectacular examples of rocks and minerals; volcanic lava make up...

First Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals, the latest addition to the popular...
Eerste Veldgids tot Gesteentes & Minerale, die jongste toevoeging tot die...

Sasol First Field Guide to Gemstones of Southern Africa  is a fascinating guide to...

East Africa is famous for its world-class gemstones and mineral specimens, most notably the...

Minerals are the building blocks of rocks – they make up the solid Earth’s crust....

First Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals, the latest addition to the popular...
First Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals, the latest addition to the popular...
Eerste Veldgids tot Gesteentes & Minerale, die jongste toevoeging tot die...
Eerste Veldgids tot Gesteentes & Minerale, die jongste toevoeging tot die...

This handy pocket guide presents the most fascinating and important rocks and minerals found in...