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Author: Jeffrey St John; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, ©1984.
Series: Planet earth.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how gold, silver, and platinum are formed, mined, and refined, looks at coins, jewelry, and art objects, and discusses modern uses of precious metals.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey St John; Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0809445042 9780809445042 0809445050 9780809445059
OCLC Number: 9894160
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Eternal quest for riches --
Genesis of mineral treasures --
Prospecting for the mother lode --
Peerless platinum family --
New uses to serve a new age --
Essays: Creations of nature's forge --
Minted wealth of nations --
Fiery origins of ores --
Wresting gold from the nether world --
Majestic legacy of gold --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography --
Picture credits --
Index.
Series Title: Planet earth.
Responsibility: by Jeffrey St. John and the editors of Time-Life Books.

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Explains how gold, silver, and platinum are formed, mined, and refined, looks at coins, jewelry, and art objects, and discusses modern uses of precious metals.

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