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The Resource Gemstones of the world, Walter Schumann ; [translated by Annette Englander and Daniel Shea]

Gemstones of the world, Walter Schumann ; [translated by Annette Englander and Daniel Shea]

Label
Gemstones of the world
Title
Gemstones of the world
Statement of responsibility
Walter Schumann ; [translated by Annette Englander and Daniel Shea]
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
KRL
Dewey number
553.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
QE392
LC item number
.S54513 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Gemstones of the world, Walter Schumann ; [translated by Annette Englander and Daniel Shea]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Edelsteine und Schmucksteine
  • "1,500 photos of gems in rough and polished states"--Cover
  • Col. map on back lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-286) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Origin and structure of gemstones -- Properties of gemstones -- Deposits and production of gemstones -- Cutting and polishing of gems -- Classifications of gemstones -- Value of gemstones -- Description of gemstones -- Best-known gemstones -- Lesser-known gemstones -- Gemstones for collectors -- Rocks as gemstones -- Organic gemstones -- New on the market -- Imitation and synthetic gemstones -- Symbolic and beneficial gemstones -- Table of constants
Control code
ocm77059303
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Newly rev. & expanded 3rd ed.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9781402740169
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781402740169
  • (OCoLC)77059303
Label
Gemstones of the world, Walter Schumann ; [translated by Annette Englander and Daniel Shea]
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Edelsteine und Schmucksteine
  • "1,500 photos of gems in rough and polished states"--Cover
  • Col. map on back lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-286) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Origin and structure of gemstones -- Properties of gemstones -- Deposits and production of gemstones -- Cutting and polishing of gems -- Classifications of gemstones -- Value of gemstones -- Description of gemstones -- Best-known gemstones -- Lesser-known gemstones -- Gemstones for collectors -- Rocks as gemstones -- Organic gemstones -- New on the market -- Imitation and synthetic gemstones -- Symbolic and beneficial gemstones -- Table of constants
Control code
ocm77059303
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Newly rev. & expanded 3rd ed.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9781402740169
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781402740169
  • (OCoLC)77059303

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