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Encyclopedia of Rocks,Minerals,and Gemstones
     

Encyclopedia of Rocks,Minerals,and Gemstones

by Henry Russell, Chris Pellant
 
Rocks, minerals, and gemstones have fascinated people through the ages. They have been used as decoration, and have often been attributed special powers. This book, arranged in alphabetical format, describes 288 different rocks, minerals, and gems. Each entry includes beautiful color photographs, describes where the material is found, basic facts, how it is used, and

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Rocks, minerals, and gemstones have fascinated people through the ages. They have been used as decoration, and have often been attributed special powers. This book, arranged in alphabetical format, describes 288 different rocks, minerals, and gems. Each entry includes beautiful color photographs, describes where the material is found, basic facts, how it is used, and some interesting information about its uses, myths, and legends. The separate pages are color-coded to indicate whether the substance is a rock, mineral, or gem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571455628
Publisher:
Advanced Global Distribution
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.96(w) x 11.36(h) x 1.04(d)

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