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Rock and gem

Author: Ra Bonewitz; Margaret W Carruthers; Richard Efthim
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A fascinating encyclopedic reference on rocks and gems, including their identification, composition, and their use. Interesting topics such as the Malachite room in the Winter Palace and the collection of the Hope Diamond and the superstitions surrounding it are also covered in this guide.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
360 p. : col. ill
(DLC) 2008272981
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ra Bonewitz; Margaret W Carruthers; Richard Efthim
ISBN: 9781782680529 1782680527
OCLC Number: 964422672
Description: 1 online resource (426 entries) : 2472 images, digital files
Contents: Origins --
Rocks --
Minerals --
Fossils.
Other Titles: Smithsonian rock and gem
Responsibility: Ronald Louis Bonewitz ; consultants, Margaret Carruthers, Richard Efthim.

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A fascinating encyclopedic reference on rocks and gems, including their identification, composition, and their use. Interesting topics such as the Malachite room in the Winter Palace and the collection of the Hope Diamond and the superstitions surrounding it are also covered in this guide.

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