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Mining for emeralds

Author: Elizabeth Krajnik
Publisher: New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2018.
Series: Gemstones of the world (PowerKids Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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Readers will be mesmerized by this fascinating text about glittering, green emeralds. The book unlocks the mystery of how emeralds form, and sheds light on the mining and refining processes, the gem's properties, and its main uses. Dazzling photographs of the gleaming gemstones will enthuse readers. This intriguing take on curricular subject matter is the perfect supplement to elementary life science education.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Krajnik
ISBN: 9781508164210 1508164215 9781538328286 1538328283
OCLC Number: 1004728692
Description: 24 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: One of the "Precious Four" --
How do emeralds form? --
Emeralds around the world --
Precious properties --
History of emeralds --
Folklore and myths --
Find your own emeralds --
Famous emeralds --
Green with envy.
Series Title: Gemstones of the world (PowerKids Press)
Responsibility: Elizabeth Krajnik.

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Readers will be mesmerized by this fascinating text about glittering, green emeralds. The book unlocks the mystery of how emeralds form, and sheds light on the mining and refining processes, the gem's properties, and its main uses. Dazzling photographs of the gleaming gemstones will enthuse readers. This intriguing take on curricular subject matter is the perfect supplement to elementary life science education.

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