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.

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 ...


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.


Author: Michael R. Collings
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434457028
Size: 34.26 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: ...

Color Encyclopedia Of Gemstones

Author: Joel E. Arem
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Size: 76.36 MB
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Presents concise data on a particular gemstone's physical properties, occurrence, chemistry, availability, rarity, and market potential.

Dictionary Of Gems And Gemology

Author: Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3662042886
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1991. American Civil Engineers: Glossary of Terms and Definitions in Soil
Mechanics. Proceedings, Vol. 84. 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.

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 ...

State Geosymbols

Author: Alan McPherson
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1463442645
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Gemstones: Symhols ofBeauty andPower. Baldwin Park, California: Gem Guide
Books, 2000. Hall, Cally. Gemstones (Smithsonian Handbooks). New York:
Dorling Kindersley, 2010. Holden, Martin. The Encyclopedia of Gemstones and
Minerals. New York: Michael Friedman, 1991. Holtz, Thomas. Dinosaurs: The
Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopediafor Dinosaur Lovers ofAllAges. New
York: Random House, 2007. Kohnke, Helmut and Franzmeier, D. P. Soil Science

Science And Technology Resources

Author: James E. Bobick
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 159158793X
Size: 71.29 MB
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Glut, Donald F. Dinosaurs, the Encyclopedia. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.,
1997. ISBN: 0899509177. Good, Gregory A., ed. Sciences of the Earth: An
Encyclopedia of Events, People, and Phenomena. New York: Garland Pub., 1998
. 2 vols. ISBN: 081530062X. Hancock, Paul L., et al., eds. Oxford Companion to
the Earth. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0198540396. Holden,
Martin. The Encyclopedia of Gemstones and Minerals. New York: Friedman
Group, 1999.