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Rock and Gem

Author: Ronald Louis Bonewitz

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9780756633424

Category: Nature

Page: 360

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Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this lavishly illustrated reference provides a close-up look at the world's diverse rocks and gems, covering more than 450 different specimens, along with detailed descriptions, identification tips, classification information, and practical advice on gem and rock collecting. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Edelsteine und Schmucksteine

Alle Arten und Varietäten 1900 Einzelstücke

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783835414327

Category:

Page: 320

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The Rock and Gem Book

Author: Dan Green

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241278902

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 5175

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, The Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.

Rock and Gem

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff,Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781740336246

Category: Minerals

Page: 360

View: 2390

From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of the Earth's buried treasures. Innovative, specially commissioned photography captures the essence and beauty of over 450 superb specimens, while lively and informative text describes the characteristics of each and its unique and changing relationship to humankind through the ages. Organized by rock classes and chemical groups, each rock, mineral and fossil entry contains a photograph of the specimen together with lively, wide-ranging text describing its qualities and history of use. In addition, a detailed, at-a-glance reference panel provides key data for identification and classification.

Edelsteine und Mineralien

Author: Andreas Landmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783897367050

Category:

Page: 180

View: 4830

The Rock & Gem Book

...and Other Treasures of the Natural World

Author: Dan Green

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241228135

Category: Gems

Page: 192

View: 9176

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, the Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.

From Rock to Gem

A Life Journey to Awakening

Author: Mary A. Love

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504343700

Category: Self-Help

Page: 80

View: 5628

From Rock to Gem is designed to help those who have a similar story to the author’s realize they have a power within to change the course of their life to a positive direction. This change can bring them more love, joy, happiness and self-empowerment than they could ever dream possible. A spiritual awakening can be the most freeing, life-altering shift one could ever experience. The author unabashedly shares her challenges, struggles, and triumphs to teach how an ordinary person can become extraordinary using faith, strength, and passion with a focus on not giving up or surrendering to what may seem to be the reality. From Rock to Gem can be a portal to the Divine in an amazing journey to self-discovery. The choice is ultimately yours.

Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493032364

Category: Nature

Page: 264

View: 989

This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, you’ll be driving the open roads and traveling home with dusty pockets full of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils—and maybe even gold. Features: * geology basics * popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold * tools of the trade for every level of collector * rules and regulations * polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures

Rock and Mineral Collecting in Canada

Author: Geological Survey of Canada,Ann P. Sabina

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mineralogy

Page: N.A

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Gems & Minerals of California

A Guide to Localities

Author: William Estavillo

Publisher: American Traveler Press

ISBN: 9781558381186

Category: Travel

Page: 48

View: 1807

Striking full-color guides. Bound in water repellent, film laminated covers. Extensive center-spread maps of the state highlights locations featured in each book. Special 8-pocket and 4-pocket lucite display racks available with purchase of the series.

Earth Science

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geology

Page: N.A

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Report of the State Mineralogist

Author: California. Division of Mines

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mines and mineral resources

Page: N.A

View: 1309

Report of the State Geologist

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geology

Page: N.A

View: 320

Atlas Obscura

Entdeckungsreisen zu den verborgenen Wundern der Welt

Author: Joshua Foer,Ella Morton,Dylan Thuras

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641207118

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

View: 1480

Der außergewöhnlichste Reiseführer der Welt Der Atlas Obscura sieht nur auf den ersten Blick aus wie ein Reiseführer. Es ist vor allem ein Buch zum Lesen und Träumen – eine Wunderkammer voller unerwarteter, bizarrer und mysteriöser Orte, die gleichermaßen Wunderlust und Wanderlust hervorrufen. Jede einzelne Seite dieses außergewöhnlichen Buchs erweitert unseren Horizont und zeigt uns, wie wunderbar und schräg die Welt in Wirklichkeit ist. Fesselnde Texte, hunderte von fantastischen Fotos, überraschende Fakten und Karten für jede Region des Globus machen es nahezu unmöglich, nicht gleich die nächste Seite aufzuschlagen und weiterzuschmökern! Eine erstaunliche Liebeserklärung an die Welt, in der wir leben.

Synchronistic Reply

Author: Loretta Holmes

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1434918807

Category: Fiction

Page: 90

View: 8181

Panama

Author: Thomas McGuane

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 1466858303

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

View: 873

Declining celebrity Chet Pomeroy attempts to win back Catherine, the girl whom he married (or perhaps did not marry) in Panama several years before. His quest for Catherine takes him to Key West, Florida, a centre of commercialism and corruption where nightmares stalk his waking hours, in McGuane's "most surreal and nakedly autobiographical work to date." - The Paris Review.

Outdoor Highlights

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fishing

Page: N.A

View: 5440

Report of the State Geologist

Author: California. Division of Mines and Geology

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mines and mineral resources

Page: N.A

View: 1915

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