The Encyclopedia Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author: Henry Russell
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA)
ISBN: 9781571455628
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They have been used as building materials, decoration, and have often been attributed special powers. This book, arranged in alphabetical format, describes 288 different rocks, minerals, and gems.

Color Encyclopedia Of Gemstones

Author: Joel E. Arem
ISBN: 9780412989117
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The first edition of this encyclopedia was published a deposits, including some extraordinary pink material. decade ago, and some remarkable changes have occurred So-called fancy colored diamonds (in truth, colored gem in the gemstone ...

Minerals Of The World

Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 140275339X
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Gem Testing. Butterworths, London. Arem, J.E. 1987. Color Encyclopedia of
Gemstones. 2nd ed. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York. Bruton, E. 1977.
Diamonds. 2nd ed. NAG, London. Copeland, L. L. 1960. The Diamond Dictionary
. Los Angeles. Dake, H.C. 1950. Northwest Gem Trails. Portland, OR, U.S. Fisher.
P. J. 1966. The Science of Gems. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Fleischer,
M., and Mandarino, J. A. 1995. Glossary of Mineral Species 1995. The
Mineralogical Record ...

The Pocket Book Of Stones Revised Edition

Author: Robert Simmons
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1583949135
Size: 35.70 MB
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The Pocket Book of Stones includes a comprehensive index of the healing qualities and the emotional and spiritual properties of all the stones in the book. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Author: Julie Kerr Casper
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438105592
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Rocks and Minerals. Mahwah, N.J.: Troll Associates, 1985. Bingham, Caroline.
Rocks and Minerals. New York: DK Publishing, 2004. Cipriani, Curzio, and
Alessandro Boreli. Gems and Precious Stones. New York: Simon & Schuster,
1986. Fuller, Sue. Rocks and Minerals. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 1995.
Gallant, Roy A. Minerals. Tarrytown, N.Y.: Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2001.
Holden, Martin. The Encyclopedia of Gemstones and Minerals. New York: Facts
On File, 1991.

Dictionary Of Gems And Gemology

Author: Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3662042886
Size: 26.19 MB
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October 1958. American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum
Engineers: Industrial Minerals and Rocks, 3" ed. New York. 1960. Amstutz, G. G.:
Glossary of Mining Geology. Enke Verlag, Stuttgart. 1971. Anderson, B. W.: Gem
Testing, 10" ed. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford. 1990. Arem, J. E.: Color
Encyclopedia of Gemstones, 2"ed. Geoscience Press, Tuscon. 1992. Arem, J. E.:
Gems and Jewelry, 2" ed. Geoscience Press, Tuscon. 1992. Balfour, I. Famous
Diamonds, 2" ed.

Precious Stones

Author: Max Bauer
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486219103
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The remainder of this volume focuses on the diamond: its characteristics; its natural occurrences and artificial production; and its use in jewelry. 52 figures.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Philosophy Science And Technology In Islam

Author: Salim Ayduz
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199812578
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specific gravity, fusibility, malleability, etc., and practical uses as gemstones,
pigments, ores, fuels, etc. In time alchemists and mineralogists produced a more
systematic description of a wide variety of rocks and minerals. Islamic
Contributions to Mineralogy. Contributions to mineralogy by scholars of Islamic
civilization were enormous. Scientists as well as people of wealth and those in
authority took a keen interest in the use and possession of gemstones. In Islamic
mineralogy a ...


Author: Michael R. Collings
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434457028
Size: 60.84 MB
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Fire Mountain Gems. Jewelry Maker's Catalog — Year 2000. Fire Mountain Gems
: Cave Junction OR, 1999. Hall, Cally. Gems & Precious Stones. Edison NJ:
Chartwell Books, 1993, rpt. 1998. Holden, Martin. The Encyclopedia of
Gemstones and Minerals. Friedman Group, 1991. Korbel, Peter, and Milan Novak
. Minerals Encyclopedia. Lisse, The Netherlands: Rebo, 1999. Kunz, George F.
The Curious Lore of Precious Stones. 1913. New York: Halcyon House, 1938.
Rpt: New York: ...