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Firefly Guide to Gems

Cally Oldershaw - Crafts & Hobbies - 2003 - 224 pages
A guide to gems and precious stones covers such topics as gem formation, structural properties, fashioning and cutting, and gem classification.
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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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Michael O'Donoghue - Science - 2012 - 372 pages
Gemstones is the first attempt in English to bring together the geological, mineralogical and gemmological developments that have taken place during the last thirty years ...
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Paul O'Neil, Time-Life Books - Nature - 1983 - 176 pages
Describes the history of the mining and uses of precious stones and discusses scientific research into the formation and properties of gems
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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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Gems and Gemstones: Timeless Natural Beauty of the Mineral World

Lance Grande, Allison Augustyn - Nature - 2009 - 369 pages
"Gems and Gemstones" features nearly 300 color images of cut gems, precious and semiprecious stones, gem-quality mineral specimens, and fine jewelry to be unveiled in the new ...
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Tropical Gemstones

Nature - 1998 - 64 pages
Learn the essentials of Asian gemestones with this useful and portable reference book. Gemstones, both mythical and real, are deeply embedded in the arts, religions and ...
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Deserts and Wastelands

Cally Oldershaw - Business & Economics - 2000 - 32 pages
Explores different desert environments around the world and describes the plants, animals, and humans that live in them.
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