Minerals and Gemstones: 300 of the Earth's Natural Treasures (Mini Encyclopedia) (Paperback)

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An accessible and informative guide to 300 minerals and gemstones, from simple sandstones to diamond, jade, and sanidine.

Discover the fascinating world of the treasures beneath your feet. Each entry in this mini-encyclopedia includes a beautiful color photo plus a key information table with specifications--color, luster, streak, hardness, specific gravity, cleavage, habit, and crystal system. Full of facts and with an engaging and expertly written text, this handy, pocket-size book is a valuable reference and a fascinating read.

About the Author


Dr. David Cook is a former research chemist and teacher. Dr. Wendy Kirk is a lecturer in geology at University College London. She has 30 years' experience curating geology collections.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781782742593
ISBN-10: 178274259X
Publisher: Amber Books
Publication Date: October 2nd, 2018
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Mini Encyclopedia
 
 

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