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Gems: their sources, descriptions, and identifications.

Robert Webster

Gems: their sources, descriptions, and identifications.

by Robert Webster

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 780-783.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS752 .W39 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 836 p.
    Number of Pages836
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5751975M
    ISBN 100208009736
    LC Control Number71017205

    Welcome to our gemstone identification page! Here you will find pictures of rough and polished or cut gemstones and/or minerals found in our enriched Gem Dirt bags. A brief description of each gemstone is also included here. Amazonite is an alkali feldspar mineral, a potassium aluminum silicate. It has a hardness of 6 to and has green or. sion. Webstcr's Gems: Their Sources, Descriptions and Identification remains, in its new fifth edition, an h- valuable resource for every gemologist. RICHARD T. LIDDICOAT Chairman of the Board Ge~nological Institute of America Sanla Monica, California OTHER BOOKS RECEIVED Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Ed., by A. M. Clnrk, pp., Chapman d Hall.

    Sunstone Information [1] Gems: Their Sources, Descriptions and Identification, Michael O’Donoghue, sixth edition, Elsevier, pages, [2] Fee Mining and Digging Sites, A directory of rock and mineral localities where the owners allow visitors to enter and collect for a fee. Resource published on GIA’s Guide to Gemstones: Gem Encyclopedia GIA’s Gem Encyclopedia is a virtual journey through the science and lore of gemstones from across the globe. Each precious stone page features additional detailed gemological information, a buyer’s guide, photos, videos & research.

    Welcome to the gemstone section, a free informational reference guide to gemstones, jewelry, and precious metals. Some important gemstones are not here yet. We . The traditional list of gemstones that are considered precious stones are: All other gemstones are considered as being semi precious stones. These are old terms and not necessarily true these days. To view the treatments associated with each of these stones, visit our Technical Information On Gemstones .


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxviii, pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm: Contents: Origin of recovery of gemstones --Diamond Ruby and sapphire --Emerald, aquamarine and other beryls --Chrysoberyl and spinel --Topaz and tourmaline --Zircon, peridot and spodumene --The garnets --Moonstone and other feldspar gemstones --Silica.

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