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Crystal & gem

Author: R F Symes; R R Harding
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
Summary:
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
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Symes, R.F.
Crystal & gem.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991
(DLC) 90004930
(OCoLC)21950398
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R F Symes; R R Harding
OCLC Number: 894828479
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (63 pages) : color illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: What is a crystal? --
A world of crystals --
Natural beauty --
Crystals --
Outside ... --
... and inside --
The color 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.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Crystal and gem.
Responsibility: written by R.F. Symes and R.R. Harding.

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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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