by Cornelius S. Hurlbut, George S. Switzer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471422242
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/18/1979
Pages: 272

Table of Contents

Origin and Occurrence of Gemstones.

Crystal Chemistry, Crystallography.

Physical Properties of Gem Materials.

Gems and Light.

The Microscope.

The Spectroscope.

Inclusions in Gemstones.

Methods of Gem Synthesis.

Imitation, Composite, and Treated Gems.

Cutting and Polishing of Gems.

Descriptive Gemology.

Determinative Tables.

Gem Index.

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