Gems and Minerals of Arizona

"There's gold in them thar hills!

Author: Sharon Panczner

Publisher: American Traveler Press

ISBN: 9781558380974

Category: Travel

Page: 48

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"There's gold in them thar hills!" Along with silver, turquoise, copper, and tons (literally) of other minerals. This guidebook explains what you will find and where in Arizona you will find it. Prospectors were right on target when they came to Arizona!

Rocks Gems and Minerals

This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to ...

Author: Paul R. Shaffer

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466864826

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 365

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Gems Minerals of California

Bound in water repellent, film laminated covers. Extensive center-spread maps of the state highlights locations featured in each book. Special 8-pocket and 4-pocket lucite display racks available with purchase of the series.

Author: William Estavillo

Publisher: American Traveler Press

ISBN: 9781558381186

Category: Travel

Page: 48

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Striking full-color guides. Bound in water repellent, film laminated covers. Extensive center-spread maps of the state highlights locations featured in each book. Special 8-pocket and 4-pocket lucite display racks available with purchase of the series.

Gems and Gem Minerals

Author: Oliver Cummings Farrington

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Category: Gems

Page: 229

View: 332


Colorado Gems Minerals

Describes and identifies a variety of precious stones and minerals found in Colorado.

Author: Lee McKinney

Publisher: American Traveler Press

ISBN: 9781558380721

Category: Travel

Page: 48

View: 970

Describes and identifies a variety of precious stones and minerals found in Colorado.

A Book of Precious Stones

Author: Julius Wodiska

Publisher:

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Category: Precious stones

Page: 365

View: 162


Minerals Yearbook

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Category: Mineral industries

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Mineral Facts and Problems

In this chapter diamond , ruby , sapphire , and emerald are considered precious
stones , and all other gems as semiprecious . ... Of the 1,500 mineral species ,
only about 100 have all the attributes required in gems ( 12 ) . Of these , the ...

Author: United States. Bureau of Mines

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Category: Mineral industries

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Gems Minerals Crystals and Ores

PREFACE The mineral and gem hobby continues its amazing growthespecially
in the United States and Canada , but also throughout many other parts of the
world . Active rockhounds , mineral collectors , and amateur lapidaries are ...

Author: Richard Maxwell Pearl

Publisher: New York : Odyssey Press [1964]

ISBN:

Category: Crystallography

Page: 320

View: 757

A unique and authoritative survey for the gem cutter, collector, and hobbyist.

Edgar Cayce Guide to Gemstones Minerals Metals and More

Includes an intuitive self-discovery process to finding out which of these powerful minerals works best for you.

Author: Shelley Kaehr

Publisher: ARE Press

ISBN: 0876045034

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 192

View: 868

The psychic readings of Edgar Cayce contained insightful information about the properties and value of a variety of gems, stones, minerals, and other elements. Author Shelley Kaehr, Ph.D., whose own background included the study of gemstones, examines this material by delving into the history and makeup of these magical substances so often mentioned by Cayce. In her book, Kaehr shares with us the wonders of the mineral kingdom, and how and why each stone or mineral is different and reacts differently to various people. Includes an intuitive self-discovery process to finding out which of these powerful minerals works best for you.

Handbook of Rocks Minerals and Gemstones

Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395511374

Category: Nature

Page: 380

View: 185

Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density

Gems and minerals

Fine minerals, gems given in exchange. Dioptase, topaz, emerald, kunzite,
xenotime. Dozens others, advanced indterial. Fraser, 26 Peppertree, Portuguese
Bend, Colif. OO BELIEFS AND SUPERSTITIONS about the birthstones. A 60
page ...

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Gems Minerals

Offers an illustrated guide to 260 examples of gems and minerals from the the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.

Author: Kimberly Tait

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781554078806

Category: Nature

Page: 255

View: 956

Offers an illustrated guide to 260 examples of gems and minerals from the the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.

Rocks Gems and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains

Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493046853

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 458

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains is a field guide to more than 130 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Rocky Mountains. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Gems and Gemstones

"Gems and Gemstones" features nearly 300 color images of cut gems, precious and semiprecious stones, gem-quality mineral specimens, and fine jewelry to be unveiled in the new Grainger Hall of Gems at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Author: Lance Grande

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226305112

Category: Nature

Page: 369

View: 724

"Gems and Gemstones" features nearly 300 color images of cut gems, precious and semiprecious stones, gem-quality mineral specimens, and fine jewelry to be unveiled in the new Grainger Hall of Gems at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Rocks Gems and Minerals

Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 149304687X

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 700

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout North America. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.

Prospecting for Gemstones and Minerals

Featuring advice on where to find deposits, what they contain and how to remove crystals from the ground, this guide also covers maps, tools, and provides an introduction to geology.

Author: John Sinkankas

Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media

ISBN: 9781635610635

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 418

View: 931

Loaded with information about how, where and why mineral deposits form, Prospecting for Gemstones and Minerals is the perfect primer for the amateur collector. Featuring advice on where to find deposits, what they contain and how to remove crystals from the ground, this guide also covers maps, tools, and provides an introduction to geology.

Collecting Rocks Minerals Gems and Fossils

Hunting for Gems and Minerals Near Franklin , North Carolina , there is a house
built on a foundation of rubies and sapphires . It seems that the late Will Holbrook
was once employed by a company that sorted gems from the corundum gravels ...

Author: Russell P. MacFall

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Category: Fossils

Page: 156

View: 222

This book provides an introduction to the science of geology as a hobby. It includes information for rock collectors on location of certain specimens, identifications, classification, and display.

Gemstones and Other Unique Minerals and Rocks of Wyoming

GEMS , MINERALS , AND ROCKS Dietrich and Skinner ( 1979 ) defined a
mineral as any naturally occurring chemical substance having a definite chemical
composition and a characteristic crystal structure . Most minerals are inorganic .

Author: W. Dan Hausel

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Category: Geology

Page: 268

View: 447


Gem Minerals of Idaho

Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Gem Minerals of Idaho, designed for beginners and for those collectors visiting Idaho for the first time, it is a guide to some of the countless collecting areas of the state.

Author: John A. Beckwith

Publisher: Caxton Press

ISBN: 9780870042287

Category: Travel

Page: 123

View: 425

Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Gem Minerals of Idaho, designed for beginners and for those collectors visiting Idaho for the first time, it is a guide to some of the countless collecting areas of the state. It is not a textbook of mineralogy and, so far as possible, avoids technical terminology. However, it does contain information of general value on the physical and optical characteristics of minerals, as well as facts concerning history, lore, and fashioning of many of the gems.