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Rock and Gem

  • 360 Pages
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DK ADULT
Rocks & Minerals, Nature / Rocks & Minerals, Nature, Nature/Ec
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10855579M
ISBN 100756633427
ISBN 139780756633424

The Rock and Gem Book: And Other Treasures of the Natural World Hardcover – by DK (Author), Smithsonian Institution (Contributor) out of 5 stars ratings.

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A handbook that explains rock, mineral and gem identification along with a huge reference section with hundreds of photos. Great for beginners or experienced. A 5" x 7. What is the difference between a rock and a gem.

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The Rock and Gem Book is full of stunning photography of the world's natural wonders. More than 1, full-colour specimens will help you spot sedimentary from sandstone, and metamorphic from marble.

The unique qualities of each material are described in-depth, together with their wide-ranging uses in industry, art, architecture, and science. Pages: What is the difference between a rock and a gem.

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Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with Brand: DK. Produced in classic DK style, Rock and Gem is an incredible celebration of the Earth's buried treasures.

Featuring over specially commissioned photographs and information-rich text, this book illustrates each stone's unique characteristics and explains its relationship to humankind through the ages/5(13).

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Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over 1, stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult.

Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with straightforward explanations that bring each specimen to life. Rock and Gem combines his knowledge with hundreds of stunning photos from the Smithsonian's extensive collections, making professional-level knowledge accessible to readers of all experience levels.

In addition to resources on each of several hundred individual rock and gem types, the book contains a compelling history of how rocks are formed Brand: DK. Rock On. Gems is a dazzling visual guide to precious and semi-precious gemstones. It is a must-have for any true rock hound.

Lining every page are cool facts, trivia, strange-but-true myths and stories, and breathtaking full-page images of the most precious raw materials known to man. This book also comes with four gems to get you started on. Gem Rock Auctions is the biggest online marketplace for buying loose or rough gemstones, birthstones and minerals.

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The Rock and Gem Book is available in the US and in the UK now. The curious world of microfossils. MOBILE ROCk & GEM SOCIETY Library. Our Online Catalog is available to search for books and DVD's in the library.

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This paperback book measures 4" x 6" and has colorful illustrations, diagrams and charts. A must have for any "Rock Hound". The Rock & Gem Book is yet another gorgeous DK book, loaded with fascinating illustrations. This is a page hardcover book that offers much more than you would expect from the title.

After a brief introduction on the formation of the earth and the cyclical creation of various types of rocks, the book is divided into five sections on Rocks, Minerals and Gems.

Filled with over 1, stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult. Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with straightforward explanations that bring each specimen to life.

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He brought along. Summary. 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, full-color specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how i.

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, full-color 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.

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, 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.

Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over 1, stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult. Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with straightforward explanations that bring each specimen to : Rock and Gem combines his knowledge with hundreds of stunning photos from the Smithsonian's extensive collections, making professional-level knowledge accessible to readers of all experience levels.

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In addition to resources on each of several hundred individual rock and gem types, the book contains a compelling history of how rocks are formed Pages:   Filled with over 1, stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult. Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with straightforward explanations that bring each specimen to life.

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/ NOTES ON THE MINERALS OF FRANKLIN AND STERLING HILLS, NEW JERSEY, Volume 1, No. 3, Union,pb, pages 38 - 60, - 3- $ 15 [Just text, no photographs] End of the Rock, Gem, and Mineral Catalog. Rock & Gem (Book): Bonewitz, Ra: From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of the Earth s buried treasures.

Specially commissioned photography captures the essence and beauty of over superb specimens, while lively and informative text describes the characteristics of each and.

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Foreword by Aja Raden, hardcover, pp., Dorling Kindersley, New York,$ The first edition of Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide is a visual encyclopedia driven by spectacular images of world-class gems, artifacts, and jewels. Developed in association with the Smithsonian, with a foreword by jeweler and scientist Aja Raden, the book is a good resource .The Rock and Gem Book | Local Phone UTAHMAP | Toll Free.

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