"And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook, and put them in a shepherd's bag which he had..."
-Samuel 17:40, King James' Bible
Many are the forms, shapes and qualities of the minerals, rocks and stones available to the Pilgrim in the New World.
Essential Mineralogy is the first step toward a greater knowledge of the mineral Kingdom, and allows you greater success when searching for minerals.
This skill is the first step towards finding minerals in the New World.