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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schumann, Walter
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Precious stones
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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