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Gemstones and minerals

a guide for the amateur collector and cutter.

by Paul Villiard

  • 182 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Winchester Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Precious stones -- Collection and preservation -- United States.,
    • Minerals -- Collection and preservation -- United States.,
    • Jewelry.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 215-218.

      StatementWith photos. by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE392.5.U5 V53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 228 p.
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5431904M
      ISBN 100876911394
      LC Control Number73078835

        Gemstones can be made of one or more minerals, and as a result, some minerals refer to more than one gemstone name. In order to better understand the interaction between the two, reference the two charts below — the first details each gemstone and the minerals that combined to form it and the second lists each mineral and the gemstones it can. Nevada Mineral & Book Company is a full-service earth science bookstore and gallery, offering a large selection of publications, minerals, fossils, meteorites, gemstones, jewelry and .

      Gem Rock Auctions is the biggest online marketplace for buying loose or rough gemstones, birthstones and minerals. We have individual verified gemstone stores with sellers located all around the globe. You can buy treasures directly through our shop or if. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable ced material may be challenged and removed. This is a list of gemstones, organized by species and type.

      Cook, D. C. and Kirk, W. L. / MINERALS AND GEMSTONES, OF THE EARTH’S NATURAL TREASURES, London, , pb, pages, - 1 -, $ 20 [I regard this book one of the best small mineral books to come along in many years - the color illustrations are very good].   This book, and a following book (Gold in Arizona) will work well with my book on Gems, Minerals and Rocks of Wyoming which is designed to help the reader find minerals and identify them. The books are designed to help you find a gold deposit.


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