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4.2 out of 5
Based on 20 Ratings and 11 Reviews

Book Description
Gemstones have been a source of delight and fascination for many thousands of years. This revised edition explores the nature of gems, their beauty, rarity and durability, and the mineral properties that govern these qualities. It describes the most popular gemstones in detail and looks at how gem minerals form, where they are found and mined, and how they are identified. It includes information a... More
Book Information
PublisherThe Natural History Museum
BindingPaperback (11 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages75
Publication Date03/01/2001
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About Cally Oldershaw (Author) : Cally Oldershaw is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Cally Oldershaw include Gemstones (Collins Gem) (Collins Gem).
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About Christine M. Woodward (Author) : Christine M. Woodward is a published author. Published credits of Christine M. Woodward include AQA GCSE Science Additional Higher Evaluation Pack and Gemstones (Earth).
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About R. Harding (Author) : R. Harding is a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of R. Harding include Crystal and Gem (DK Eyewitness Books), Gemstones.
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