Collecting Rocks Gems And Minerals

Author: Patti Polk
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
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Arranged by category and color of stone, provides values and tips for identifying, locating, buying, and collecting rocks, gems, and minerals.

The Lapidary Journal

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We carry Indian artifacts from Alabama, material for cutting and tumbling (
including local paint- rock agate), mineral specimens, polished stones, findings,
handmade jewelry, lapidary equipment and supplies, also worldwide and space
stamps .... The Mineralogist, 1952 through 1961, 3 extras. Gems and Gemology,
1953 through 1961, lacking Fall 1959. Rocks and Minerals, 8 scattered issues.
All $240.00, express collect. Negotiate runs. Also long runs Desert and Arizona

Guide To Reference Books For School Media Centers

Author: Christine Gehrt Wynar
Publisher: Littleton, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited
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The text explains the appearance, composition, and distribution of common gems
and where deposits are likely to be found. (AAAS) 579. Pough, Frederick H. A
Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals. 3rd ed. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1960. 349p.
$5.95. A well-illustrated identification handbook in the Peterson Field Guide
Series, it includes chapters on crystallography, mineralogy, and collecting
techniques. The chief value of the guide is in identification of specimens. The
photos of rocks ...

Chilton S Jewelers Circular Keystone 1970 Jewelers Directory Issue

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From agate to zircon, this is a kaleidoscopic encyclopedia of mineral collecting
and identifying, gem cutting, crystals, origins of mineral names, gems, rocks,
meteorites, geology and mining. Many color photographs of crystals. ... Includes
the important facts about the sources and character of all stones used in jewelry,
as well as the essential information on testing. Included are chapters on ... and
mechanics of identification. An authoritative book for the student, lapidary or gem

The Desert Magazine

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Contrary to general belief, he lapidary Ls not a "crystal destroyer" who las no
respect for valuable specimens, father, the lapidary produces beautiful gems rom
crystal fragments of no value to the :ol lector. In evidence of this, he displayed in
assortment of faceting material which vould yield fine gems but would have no
merest for the mineral collector. He winted out that some minerals serve a duel
mrpose. i.e., beryllium, chrysoberyl, phe- tacite and corundum are used in
commer- :ial ...

Gems And Minerals

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VANADINITE, WAGNERITE, KRAUSITE, avogadrite, and 860 other mineral
species and varieties for the amateur and advanced collector. Dana collectors,
write your wants. We trade. Catalog, 10c. Alien s, Dept. GS, 322 West 23rd, So.
Soux City, Nebr. 00 VIRGINIA FAIRY STONES: beautiful twinned staurolite
crystals forming perfect crosses. 12 for $3.00 postpaid. Free legend with order.
Absolute money back guarantee. Harmony House Lapidary and Rock Shop,
Weldon Spring, Mo.

Earth Science

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MINERALS UNLIMITED Our name is what we have to offer youSend for free list
of hundreds of different rocks and minerals at moderate prices. Sample order of
len ... 218 N. Main St. Germcmtown, Ohio MINERAL IDENTIFICATION KITS
Complete Blow Pipe $6, Index of Refraction $6, Polished Minerals $6 and
Microscope with 80 Minerals $12.75. Write for ... VIGO ROCK AND GEM CLUB
enjoyed hearing Richard Castle, of Indianapolis, talk on “Collecting Minerals.” Mr.
Castle has one ...

The Gale Encyclopedia Of Science Land Use Phosphoric Acid

Author: Kimberley A. McGrath
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787643744
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The nature of the surrounding rocks and the presence of other minerals and
elements all provide clues to help in identification. Minerals and their uses
Everything that humankind consumes ... Small bits of corundum are part of the
rock called "emery" which has been used since ancient times as an abrasive, to
cut and grind metal and stone. Pure corundum is still used for this purpose ...
crucibles, and other apparatus to use in furnaces. Corundum is also the basis of
several gemstones.

Walford S Guide To Reference Material Science And Technology

Author: Albert John Walford
Publisher: Library Assn Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781856043410
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8 colour plates) - Rocks (igneous; sedimentary; metamorphic rocks; meteorites.
38 colour plates) - Ore deposits (12 colour plates). Fossils. Hints to collectors.
Mineral identification tables. Aids to identification. A concise compendium in
small ... ISBN: 0876910673. Data on c. 1,000 gems, stones and ornamental
minerals, their characteristics and chemical properties. 12 sections. Much use of
tables. 'An excellent reference book for the "rock hound" and lapidary, it will be
very useful in a ...

Gems Gemology

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Gem and Jewellery Year Book 1983, ed. V, Kala. Gem &) Jewellery Information
Centre of India (A-95, Journal House, Janta Colony, Jaipur 302004, India); 678
pp; some black-and-white photographs, line drawings, and maps; US$30.00* (
airmail), or US$20.00 (seamail). The ninth edition of the compendium includes
information about the Indian gem and jewelry trade, gemological instruments and
lapidary equipment and supplies, Indian customs regulations, the international
gem ...