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Mineral collecting and conservation – hammering out a future? Proceedings of a one-day conference in Salford, 16 April 2003 (ENRR505)

Mineral collecting is scientifically and educationally important and a hobby enjoyed by many. However, many mineral sites are finite and the issue of sustainable collecting on mineral sites is becoming increasingly important. Collecting is fundamental to mineralogical research, and for educational, commercial and aesthetic purposes, but indiscriminate activity can quickly deplete or destroy a mineralogical site.

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