Collecting Gems & Minerals: Hold the Treasures of the Earth in the Palm of Your Hand

Collecting Gems & Minerals: Hold the Treasures of the Earth in the Palm of Your Hand

by Chris Pellant

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Collecting Gems & Minerals: Hold the Treasures of the Earth in the Palm of Your Hand by Chris Pellant

"...a pretty compendium of exceptionally fine full-color photos of a large variety of minerals and gemstones, some in their native matrixes or in a natural state, and others shown polished and burnished and faceted, glittering as jewelry, coins, unset gems, or decorative objects....informative captions. Longer texts introduce various groups of minerals and gems and are followed by paragraphs on specific types....Attractive and readable...includes such details as preparing for a field trip, cleaning and displaying a collection, and a helpful glossary."--School Library Journal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780806997681
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Publication date: 12/31/2000
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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