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Pearson's Handbook Desk Edition

Editor: Pierre Villars   |   Hardcover   |   Product code: 57763G   |   ISBN: 978-0-87170-603-4

Classified as: Metals and Alloys Phase Diagrams and Crystallography

Price: $950.00 Member Price: $850.00

2 Volume set

The valuable information in Pearson's Handbook is now more affordable in a handy desk reference 

  • 27,686 entries of the highest quality crystal data, representing 27,686 different compounds
  • Structure type given for all entries
  • 54% of entries include the coordinates of the atoms
  • 605 entries are "filled-up" structure; 1,730 structure types have been assigned by the editor; 6,426 belong to berthollide compounds
  • Data included up to 1995 (6-year update to the Second Edition; 12-year update to the First Edition)
  • Full 67-page structure-type index (with all its representatives)
  • Entries include full information, as in the Second Edition


Compare the Desk Edition and the Second Edition of Pearson's

1997 Desk Edition

1991 Second Edition

27,686 Entries 50,000 Entries
Single "best" reference for each phase Multiple references for phases
Updated through 1995 Updated through 1989
Two Volumes Four Volumes



  • Publisher: ASM International
  • Published: 1997
  • ISBN: 978-0-87170-603-4