Gemstones Of The World
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Gemstones Of The World

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Over 1,400 specimens. Discover what gems are, how they are classified and named, their physical properties, and how they are cut and polished. "Invaluable to rockhounds of all ages."-- "Science Teacher. "Complete...understandable reference."-- "ARBA. "One of the 100 outstanding Sci-Tech books of the year."-- "LJ

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Hardcover, 280 pages
Published July 31st 2001 by Robert Hale & Company (first published November 1st 1977)
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Lia
Mar 15, 2009 Lia marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Recommended by an eBay rock seller with great stones and crystals.
Cassius
This is an excellent beginner's reference for gemstones, with introductory chapters on diamond grading, history of diamond faceting styles, mining, terminology, gemstone properties and more.
Karen
Gemstones of the World: Newly Revised & Expanded third Edition by Walter Schumann

prefect bo-ok covers gems, cabs tons of pics
Primadonna
Inherited this book from my dad. I find it fascinating. I looove seeing the illustrations of gemstones.
Sara
The best little gemstone book to have on hand.
Astha Bhagat
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