Handbook of Rocks Minerals and Gemstones

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: 0395511372

Category: Nature

Page: 380

View: 364

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

Handbook of Rocks Minerals and Gemstones

Handbook of Rocks  Minerals  and Gemstones

This handbook includes more than 600 stunning color photographs showing rocks, minerals, and gems from all over the world.

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395511372

Category: Nature

Page: 380

View: 685

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

Handbook of Rocks Minerals and Gemstones

Handbook of Rocks  Minerals  and Gemstones

This handbook includes more than 600 stunning color photographs showing rocks, minerals, and gems from all over the world.

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395511372

Category: Nature

Page: 380

View: 155

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

Minerals Rocks and Gems

Minerals  Rocks and Gems

Author: John A. Talent

Publisher: [Milton, Q.] : Jacaranda

ISBN: UCSD:31822014168769

Category: Mineralogy

Page: 287

View: 492

Categories: Mineralogy

Discovery Channel Rocks Minerals

Discovery Channel Rocks   Minerals

Explains the structure and composition of minerals, provides advice for gathering specimens, and offers an identification guide to more than 150 rocks and minerals & Minerals</b> is sure to delight, teach and entertain rock and mineral ...

Author: Discovery Channel (Firm)

Publisher:

ISBN: 1563318032

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 980

Explains the structure and composition of minerals, provides advice for gathering specimens, and offers an identification guide to more than 150 rocks and minerals
Categories: Nature

Gemstones of the World

Gemstones of the World

Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than eighteen hundred precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 1454909536

Category: Science

Page: 319

View: 956

Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than eighteen hundred precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.
Categories: Science

Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem ...

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493004690

Category: Nature

Page: 264

View: 252

This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, you’ll be driving the open roads and traveling home with dusty pockets full of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils—and maybe even gold. Features: * geology basics * popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold * tools of the trade for every level of collector * rules and regulations * polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures
Categories: Nature

Mineral Collector s Handbook

Mineral Collector s Handbook

A full-color field guide to with everything needed to dive into this exciting hobby.

Author: Barry Krause

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 0806908734

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 553

A full-color field guide to with everything needed to dive into this exciting hobby.
Categories: Nature

Area Handbook for Ceylon

Area Handbook for Ceylon

The island is rich in industrial rocks and minerals , such as gemstones , graphite ,
mineral sands , and several types of clay . Gems , graphite , and mineral sands
are mined chiefly for export ; kaolin clay , limestone , feldspar , and quartz are ...

Author: Richard F. Nyrop

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X030449887

Category: Sri Lanka

Page: 525

View: 342

Categories: Sri Lanka

Gemstones

Gemstones

With authoritative text, clear photography, and a systematic approach, this concise guide to identification enables you to recognize each gemstone instantly.

Author: Cally Hall

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 0789489856

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 241

Provides a concise description of each gemstone, photographs showing characteristics and distinguishing features, and information on where gemstones are found and their natural properties.
Categories: Nature

Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals

Introduces over seven hundred different rock and mineral specimens, with descriptions, identification tips, and classification information for each item.

Author:

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 0756690420

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 915

Introduces over seven hundred different rock and mineral specimens, with descriptions, identification tips, and classification information for each item.
Categories: Nature

The Essential Guide to Crystals Minerals and Stones

The Essential Guide to Crystals  Minerals and Stones

Improve your life on all levels—mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually—with this essential reference guide to 160 easily-procured crystals, minerals, and stones.

Author: Margaret Ann Lembo

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738732527

Category: Nature

Page: 440

View: 542

Improve your life on all levels—mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually—with this essential reference guide to 160 easily-procured crystals, minerals, and stones. Packed with practical knowledge and 190 beautiful full-color photos, this easy-to-use handbook will teach you all about the gemstone world. Each page provides you with concise information: stone name and properties, color, corresponding chakra, planet, element, zodiac sign, numerological association, and mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual uses. Margaret Ann Lembo's metaphysical crystal directory will also give you Mohs scale ratings, divinatory meanings, and a series of positive affirmations for each stone. Learn how to charge, cleanse, and use gemstones in healing grids, plus how to use them as oracles for personal development and spiritual awakening. Praise: "When energetically used with the understandings and tips provided in this A–Z essential guide, all good things are possible. Your 'everything' go-to for crystals!" —Cyndi Dale, bestselling author of The Complete Book of Chakra Healing and Beyond Soul Mates "A must-have guide for anyone who even enjoys picking up rocks. Her straight-from-the-hip approach is matched by her passion, love and knowledge of each and every geode, multifaceted crystal, and everything in between." —Joan Ranquet, author of Communication with All Life
Categories: Nature

Handbook of Fluorescent Gems and Minerals An Exposition and Catalog of the Fluorescent and Phosphorescent Gems and Minerals Including the Use of Ultraviolet Light in the Earth Sciences

Handbook of Fluorescent Gems and Minerals   An Exposition and Catalog of the Fluorescent and Phosphorescent Gems and Minerals  Including the Use of Ultraviolet Light in the Earth Sciences

This vintage book contains a detailed exposition and catalogue of the fluorescent and phosphorescent gems and minerals, and includes detailed information on the uses of ultraviolet light in the earth sciences.

Author: Jack DeMent

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781473382763

Category: Reference

Page: 70

View: 472

A helpful guide for any student or keen amateur wishing to learn all they can about mineralogy.
Categories: Reference

Tennessee Conservationist

Tennessee Conservationist

Handbook of Rocks , Minerals and Gemstones by Walter Schumann . Houghton
Mifflin , New York . $ 35 , cloth ; $ 18.95 , paper . Home , office or work station
companion to the field guides on these subjects , the Handbook of Rocks ,
Minerals ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951P002752454

Category: Natural resources

Page:

View: 388

Categories: Natural resources

Basic Rockhounding and Prospecting

Basic Rockhounding and Prospecting

Using labs, procedures, pictorials, and discussions to help readers learn, this book will cover the basics of geology, describing the three main rock groups, with extensive pictures to show what to look for and how to figure out what is out ...

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493032822

Category: Nature

Page: 272

View: 122

A Beginner’s Guide to Rockhounding, Gem Collecting, Gold Prospecting, and Fossil Hunting Basic Rockhounding and Prospecting is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning the basics of collecting rocks and minerals. It’s the perfect companion title to the more advanced Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook. Readers will learn how to identify common rocks and minerals, and where to look for them. Using labs, procedures, pictorials, and discussions to help readers learn, this book will cover the basics of geology, describing the three main rock groups, with extensive pictures to show what to look for and how to figure out what is out there. Look inside for: Geology basics Rules and regulations Polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures Popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold Tools of the trade for every level of collector
Categories: Nature

Natural Resources Abrasives general mining law of 1872

Natural Resources  Abrasives  general mining law of 1872

One of the best is Minerals of the World , by Rudolf Duda and Lubos Rejl , 1990 .
Other catalogs that are good for beginners include Cally Hall ' s Identifying Gems
and Precious Stones , 1993 ; Walter Schuman ' s Handbook of Rocks , Minerals ...

Author: Mark S. Coyne

Publisher: Salem PressInc

ISBN: 0893569135

Category: Political Science

Page: 964

View: 451

"This unique three-volume set brings together articles concerning natural resources and surrounding issues about their management. Written to provide traditional and more recent views on naturally occurring resources, their uses, economic benefits, and ecological ramifications of both use and retrieval in an easily understandable manner, it more than succeeds. Over 400 signed entries use charts, tables, and photographs to answer the basic what, when, where, why, and how questions. Specific minerals, organizations, historical events, and biographies are included as well as articles on energy and ecological resources. Appendixes include a time line of events, mineral resource production by resource, state, and county".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
Categories: Political Science

Geological Survey Bulletin

Geological Survey Bulletin

3456 Canada Handbook : Sabina , Ann P. 4480 Colorado Guidebook , rocks ,
minerals and fossils , popular account : Pearl ... Encyclopedia Gems , minerals ,
crystals , and ores : Pearl , Richard M. 7161 General Pegmatite minerals :
Ransom ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435022087241

Category: Geology

Page: 944

View: 925

Categories: Geology

A Handbook of Minerals Crystals Rocks and Ores

A Handbook of Minerals  Crystals  Rocks and Ores

As placer minerals , gems are recovered from river beds . Sapphire and pyrope
garnet are also found in diamondiferous kimberlites and lamproites . Individual
occurrence of some the important gems is as follows , Sapphire and Ruby ...

Author: Parmodh Alexander

Publisher: New India Publishing

ISBN: 8190723782

Category: Nature

Page: 724

View: 408

The book will be beneficial for: * The undergraduate course in mineralogy, crystallography, petrology & economic geology. * Post graduate students for their economic geology course. * Useful as a ready reckoner for competitive examinations and job interviews and entrepreneurs in mineral industry. * Civil Engineering students will also find this book suitable for their basic courses in mineralogy-petrology. * the text, as far as possible is precise, concise and up-to-date in facts and figures, adequately illustrated and includes photographs and micro-photographs.
Categories: Nature

Earth Science

Earth Science

X7 silicon and oxygen; c. minerals and rocks; d. quartz and calcite; e. protons and
neutrons. 10. Ferromagnesian ... What factors determine whether a mineral is
also a gemstone? 21. ... Handbook of rocks, minerals, and gemstones. New York:
 ...

Author: Steven I. Dutch

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 0314201114

Category: Science

Page: 596

View: 297

One of the few texts to integrate earth systems approach with impact of humans on the planet, this volume focuses on modern science and how it works. This approach gives students the tools they need for critical thinking, problem solving, and inquiry into the study of geology, oceanography, and astronomy. With everyday observations and examples, this text is highly readable and engaging.
Categories: Science

AB Bookman s Weekly

AB Bookman s Weekly

... and for several years and have spent some time versity and his mas -
classifying collections of these materials . in the field with him collecting and
photer ' s in systematics Handbook of Rocks , Minerals & Gemstones tographing
mushrooms .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015030451200

Category: Antiquarian booksellers

Page:

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Categories: Antiquarian booksellers