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Nature Guide: Gems

Nature - 2013 - 224 pages
Compact and easy-to-use, Nature Guide: Gems provides a thorough introduction and detailed, clearly illustrated profiles of hundreds of examples of precious metals, cut stones ...
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Emma Foa - Nature - 1997 - 128 pages
These small but comprehensive pocket-sized books are packed with interesting facts, and organized for quick reference. Includes color photos, drawings, and reference sections ...
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Cally Hall - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1999 - 32 pages
Explores the world of forests, their regulation of our atmosphere, and the vast number of plants and animals they support.
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1,001 Facts about Planet Earth

Cally Hall, Scarlett O'Hara - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 192 pages
An illustrated reference book that provides information on the Earth's landforms, surface features, weather and climate, natural resources, and other related topics.
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Cally Hall - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1999 - 32 pages
Explores some of the highest places on our planet, discussing mountain resources, avalanches, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, erosion, and the formation of mountains.
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Gemstones (Collins Gem)

Cally Oldershaw - Science - 2013 - 192 pages
A handy guide identifying over 170 types of the world’s gemstones with beautiful colour photography taken from the Smithsonian Institution’s archives.
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Cornelius Searle Hurlbut, George S. Switzer - Nature - 1979 - 243 pages
This edition has been revised and expanded to reflect recent and varied developments in the highly specialized field of gemology. Among these are: gemstone synthesis; imitation ...
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Gemstones: Properties, Identification and Use

Arthur Thomas - Gems - 2008 - 256 pages
Gemstones is a comprehensive guide to the fascinating world of precious and semi-precious crystals.As well as the naturally occurring minerals that have long been prized as ...
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Eyewitness Crystal & Gem

R. F. Symes, R. R. Harding - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 72 pages
Describes how crystals form in nature, how crystals are grown artificially, and how crystals are used in industry. Numerous color photos with text identify the various gemstones.
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