The Encyclopedia of Gemstones and Minerals

The Encyclopedia of Gemstones and Minerals

Book - 1991
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This work offers information on the properties/values of over 200 rocks, stones, jewels and other natural substances. From amber to zinc, and from diamond-edged blades to orthoclase-based porcelains, details about characteristic form, specific gravity, symmetry system, refraction, location, use and commercial value are provided.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1991.
ISBN: 9780816021772
Characteristics: 303 p. :,ill. (some col.), map ;,31 cm.
Alternative Title: Gemstones and minerals.


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