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The Resource Groovy gems, Christine Petersen

Groovy gems, Christine Petersen

Label
Groovy gems
Title
Groovy gems
Statement of responsibility
Christine Petersen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Groovy Gems" introduces readers to what gems are and how they form, including mineral gems and organic gems. Chapters discuss crystal systems, imitation and synthetic gems, cultured pearls, how gems are used, and their importance throughout history. Sidebars introduce birthstones, precious metals, and conflict diamonds, while a colorful world map indicates where gems are found
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Petersen, Christine
Dewey number
553.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE392.2
LC item number
.P48 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • Rock on! : a look at geology
  • Checkerboard science library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gems
  • Precious stones
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Groovy gems, Christine Petersen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Erasmus's lucky pebble -- What is a gem? -- Most gems are minerals -- Six crystal systems -- Magma gems -- Water gems -- Living gems -- Imitations and synthetics -- Cultured pearls -- Working with gems -- Then and now
Control code
ocn427438381
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9781604537437
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027728
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), map;
Stock number
1307741
System control number
(OCoLC)427438381
Label
Groovy gems, Christine Petersen
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Erasmus's lucky pebble -- What is a gem? -- Most gems are minerals -- Six crystal systems -- Magma gems -- Water gems -- Living gems -- Imitations and synthetics -- Cultured pearls -- Working with gems -- Then and now
Control code
ocn427438381
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9781604537437
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027728
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), map;
Stock number
1307741
System control number
(OCoLC)427438381

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