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Colorado Geology

This guide will help you begin your research in Colorado Geology through the library's collections and beyond.

Why Books?

Scholarly books contain authoritative information and this can include comprehensive accounts of research or scholarship, historical data, overviews, experts' views on themes/topics. Use a book when you require background information and related research on a topic, when you want to add depth to a research topic or put your topic in context with other important issues.

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Includes classic works in mining engineering

Browsing Geology Books by LC Call Number

QE -- Geology. Includes:

   QE 20's -- Introductions to geology; field geology

   QE 91 -- Colorado geology

   QE 351-499 -- Mineralogy, petrology

   QE 500-639 -- Dynamic geology (earthquakes, volcanoes), structural geology

   QE 640-699 -- Stratigraphy


Requesting Books Through ILL

If a book you need for your research is not available in our collection, we can get it for you! 

Just request it though Interlibrary Loan

Please note: it can take up to 12 days to receive a book through interlibrary loan.