Features 300 minerals and gemstones, from copper, gold, and silver to opal, kernite, and gismondite • Learn what the Earth is made of, how its rocks were formed and how minerals and gems are used today. • Information tables give color, luster, streak, hardness, specific gravity, cleavage, habit, and crystal system • Each entry is illustrated with a full-color photo
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About the Author
Dr. David C. Cook is a former research chemist. He has studied geology as a keen amateur and has teaching experience. Dr. Wendy Kirk is a lecturer in geology at University College London and has curated geology collections for thirty years.