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Crystal & gem

Author: R F Symes; R R Harding; Natural History Museum (London, England)
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 1991
Series: Eyewitness.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how crystals form in nature, how crystals are grown artificially, and how crystals are used in industry. Numerous color photos with text identify the various gemstones.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R F Symes; R R Harding; Natural History Museum (London, England)
ISBN: 0751347434 9780751347432
OCLC Number: 49873369
Notes: "In association with the Natural History Museum."
Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 color map, portraits (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is a crystal?; a world of crystals; natural beauty; crystals - outside...; ...and inside; the colour of crystals; identification; natural growth; good habits; discovery - recovery; growing from seed; crystals at work; good vibrations; quartz; diamond; corundum; beryl; opal; other gemstones; collectors' items; stones for carving; precious metals; animal and vegetable; what is it worth?; making them sparkle; lore and legends; crystals at home; did you know?; identifying gemstones; find out more.
Series Title: Eyewitness.
Responsibility: written by R.F. Symes and R.R. Harding.

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This Eyewitness guide to crystals and gemstones provides information on all aspects of this topic, as well as showing the reader diamonds being used to cut through a brick wall and where crystals  Read more...

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