Collecting Rocks Gems And Minerals

Author: Patti Polk
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440246157
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Arranged by category and color of stone, provides values and tips for identifying, locating, buying, and collecting rocks, gems, and minerals.

Gems And Minerals

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VANADINITE, WAGNERITE, KRAUSITE, avogadrite, and 860 other mineral
species and varieties for the amateur and advanced collector. Dana collectors,
write your wants. We trade. Catalog, 10c. Alien s, Dept. GS, 322 West 23rd, So.
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crystals forming perfect crosses. 12 for $3.00 postpaid. Free legend with order.
Absolute money back guarantee. Harmony House Lapidary and Rock Shop,
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The Lapidary Journal

Author: Lelande Quick
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K98 PUNCH CARD mineral identification set. 180 gems and minerals identified
simply with .Uustrated and informative computer cards. No other equipment
necessary. Mineral Sort, $5,95 ppd. Free literature. SORT CARD JO, Box 901,
Boulder, Colo. ... L% OYAL ROCK SAWS. LES LINN LAPIDARY, the original
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Chilton S Jewelers Circular Keystone 1970 Jewelers Directory Issue

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From agate to zircon, this is a kaleidoscopic encyclopedia of mineral collecting
and identifying, gem cutting, crystals, origins of mineral names, gems, rocks,
meteorites, geology and mining. Many color photographs of crystals. ... Includes
the important facts about the sources and character of all stones used in jewelry,
as well as the essential information on testing. Included are chapters on ... and
mechanics of identification. An authoritative book for the student, lapidary or gem

The Desert Magazine

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Contrary to general belief, he lapidary Ls not a "crystal destroyer" who las no
respect for valuable specimens, father, the lapidary produces beautiful gems rom
crystal fragments of no value to the :ol lector. In evidence of this, he displayed in
assortment of faceting material which vould yield fine gems but would have no
merest for the mineral collector. He winted out that some minerals serve a duel
mrpose. i.e., beryllium, chrysoberyl, phe- tacite and corundum are used in
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Earth Science

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MINERALS UNLIMITED Our name is what we have to offer youSend for free list
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Complete Blow Pipe $6, Index of Refraction $6, Polished Minerals $6 and
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Gems Gemology

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(Webster, revised by P. Read)Sp95:76 Gemstone and Chemicals: How to Create
Color and Inclusions (Fischer)Sp94:60 Gemstone and Mineral Data Book (
Sinkankas)F81:179 Gemstone Enhancement (Nassau)Sp85:56, 61 The
Gemstone ... and Modern (Miller)F90:240 Introduction to Lapidary (Kraus)Su88:
13 1-132 Islamic Rings and Gems — The Zucker Collection (Content, Ed.)W90:
319 Jade (Keverne, Ed.)Sp93:68 The Jade Kingdom (Desautels)Sp89:56 Jade
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Colored Gemstones

Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins
Publisher: Gemstone Press
ISBN: 094376372X
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This book gives you all the information you need to buy, collect, sell or simply enjoy sapphires, emeralds, rubies and other coloured gemstones with confidence and knowledge.

The Gale Encyclopedia Of Science Land Use Phosphoric Acid

Author: Kimberley A. McGrath
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787643744
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The nature of the surrounding rocks and the presence of other minerals and
elements all provide clues to help in identification. Minerals and their uses
Everything that humankind consumes ... Small bits of corundum are part of the
rock called "emery" which has been used since ancient times as an abrasive, to
cut and grind metal and stone. Pure corundum is still used for this purpose ...
crucibles, and other apparatus to use in furnaces. Corundum is also the basis of
several gemstones.

Walford S Guide To Reference Material Science And Technology

Author: Albert John Walford
Publisher: Library Assn Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781856043410
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8 colour plates) - Rocks (igneous; sedimentary; metamorphic rocks; meteorites.
38 colour plates) - Ore deposits (12 colour plates). Fossils. Hints to collectors.
Mineral identification tables. Aids to identification. A concise compendium in
small ... ISBN: 0876910673. Data on c. 1,000 gems, stones and ornamental
minerals, their characteristics and chemical properties. 12 sections. Much use of
tables. 'An excellent reference book for the "rock hound" and lapidary, it will be
very useful in a ...