Rocks Crystals and Gems

A glossary at the end of the book helps reinforce the information. Parents, teachers, and librarians will want to collect all of the books in this series to create a very cool first encyclopedia to build early research skills.

Author: Toby Reynolds

Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing

ISBN: 1438008287

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Learn about different types of rock, how crystals are formed, where gems can be found in the earth's crust, and more. Engaging text, detailed facts, and impressive statistics give children exciting scientific insight into the rocks, crystals, and gems...and the world around them. A glossary at the end of the book helps reinforce the information. Parents, teachers, and librarians will want to collect all of the books in this series to create a very cool first encyclopedia to build early research skills.

Handbook of Rocks Minerals and Gemstones

Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395511372

Category: Nature

Page: 380

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Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density

Visual Explorers Rocks Crystals and Gems

What are crystals and gems? how are rocks formed? These are the questions that will be explored in this exciting book. Hot rocks, diamonds and crystals are just some of the incredible topics you will learn about in this book.

Author: Paul Calver

Publisher: Visual Explorers

ISBN: 1445168162

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Page: 32

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What are crystals and gems? how are rocks formed? These are the questions that will be explored in this exciting book. Hot rocks, diamonds and crystals are just some of the incredible topics you will learn about in this book. Discover what they are, what we know about them and how we use them. There are eight titles in the series Visual Explorers. High-impact books with incredible information about the world around us. Perfect for KS2 and children aged 7+ with an interest in natural phenomenon and natural history.
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Visual Explorers

A glossary at the end of each book helps reinforce the information. Parents, teachers, and librarians will want to collect all of the books in this series to create a very cool first encyclopedia to build early research skills. --

Author: Paul Calver

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 1445148307

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The Encyclopedia of Rocks Minerals and Gemstones

They have been used as building materials, decoration, and have often been attributed special powers. This book, arranged in alphabetical format, describes 288 different rocks, minerals, and gems.

Author: Henry Russell

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA)

ISBN: 1571455620

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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Rocks, minerals, and gemstones have fascinated people throughout the ages. They have been used as building materials, decoration, and have often been attributed special powers. This book, arranged in alphabetical format, describes 288 different rocks, minerals, and gems. Each entry includes beautiful color photographs, locations, basic facts, and some interesting information about each stone's uses, myths, and legends. Pages are color-coded to indicate whether each substance is a rock, mineral, or gem.

Gemstones

Gemstones are more than just pretty rocks. These stones serve a purpose far beyond jewelry or decoration! In this book, beautiful photos and interesting text combine to create a fascinating glimpse into the world of gemstones.

Author: Patrick Perish

Publisher: Bellwether Media

ISBN: 9781618916464

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Gemstones are more than just pretty rocks. These stones serve a purpose far beyond jewelry or decoration! In this book, beautiful photos and interesting text combine to create a fascinating glimpse into the world of gemstones. Many special features turn this into a stand-out introduction to the subject, including a gemstone profile, comparison features, a formation diagram, and an activity. The text, photos, and features combine to create an engaging read sure to strike readers’ interest in gemstones!

Rocks Minerals Gems Crystals Fossils

Contains a full identification profile for each of the 400 varieties of rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, and fossils, with close-up color photographs.

Author: Booth

Publisher: Book Sales

ISBN: 0785802428

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 160

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Contains a full identification profile for each of the 400 varieties of rocks, minerals, gems, crystals, and fossils, with close-up color photographs.

Gems Crystals and Precious Rocks

Kids will be interested to know how these precious rocks form. Through this helpful book, young gem lovers will understand the crystal structure that many gems have and how beautiful rocks form in nature.

Author: Steven M. Hoffman

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781448828494

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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People have long been captivated by the beauty of gems, from diamonds and sapphires to rubies and emeralds. Kids will be interested to know how these precious rocks form. Through this helpful book, young gem lovers will understand the crystal structure that many gems have and how beautiful rocks form in nature.

A Guide to Finding Gemstones Gold Minerals Rocks

This is supplemented with the second part of the book that describes dozens upon dozens of colored gem, diamond, gold, mineral and rock localities using the Public Land Survey System and GPS coordinates so the reader can visit these sites ...

Author: W. Dan Hausel

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 1502513889

Category: Nature

Page: 370

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Follow in the footsteps of successful gem and gold hunters and search the hills for rough diamonds, colored gemstones, lapidary minerals, precious metals and interesting minerals and rocks. Written for the geoscientist, prospector and rockhound; the first part of the book focuses on physical characteristics of gems and minerals. This is supplemented with the second part of the book that describes dozens upon dozens of colored gem, diamond, gold, mineral and rock localities using the Public Land Survey System and GPS coordinates so the reader can visit these sites on a home computer with aerial and satellite imagery to gain an understanding of what to look for in the field. With these same coordinates, the reader can visit some occurrences, deposits and areas suggested for prospecting to further their gem hunter prospecting education and potentially lead to new discoveries. Now you can learn what to look for when searching for Mother Nature's treasure.

Geology Lab for Kids

Geology Labfor Kids is a family-friendly guide to the wonders of geology, like crystals and fossils, the layers of the earth's crust, and the eruption of geysers and volcanoes.

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Lab

ISBN: 9781631592850

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Geology Lab for Kids features 52 simple, inexpensive, and fun experiments that explore the Earth’s surface, structure, and processes. This family-friendly guide explores the wonders of geology, such as the formation of crystals and fossils, the layers of the Earth’s crust, and how water shapes mountains, valleys, and canyons. There is no excuse for boredom with a year’s worth of captivating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities. In this book, you will learn: - How to identify the most common rocks and minerals - How to maintain and display your rock collection - How insects are trapped and preserved in amber - How geysers and volcanoes form and erupt - How layers of rock reveal a record of time - How to pan for gold like a real prospector Geology is an exciting science that helps us understand the world we live in, and Geology Lab for Kids actively engages readers in simple, creative activities that reveal the larger world at work.

Gemstones of the World

Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than 1,800 precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 140276829X

Category: Nature

Page: 319

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Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than 1,800 precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.

California Rocks a Guide to Gems Minerals and Crystals

Collectors of every level will find this information helpful. This guide is a must-have for anyone who wants a quick and easy way t

Author: David Trexler

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ISBN: 173287526X

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California Rocks is a colorful quick identification guide to rocks and minerals in California. While accurate identification of rocks and minerals often requires extensive laboratory techniques, many are easily identified by unique combinations of features. This guide bases identification of rocks and minerals on color, hardness, crystal shape, and unique features. The rocks and minerals in this guide have been chosen specifically because they are either unique to California or commonly available and easily identified. The guide also provides brief descriptions of the different classes of rocks, differences between rocks and minerals, and accepted mineral groupings. This waterproof, pocket-sized quick reference also contains information on proper collection and documentation of specimens you may find, and rules and regulations concerning such activities. Collectors of every level will find this information helpful. This guide is a must-have for anyone who wants a quick and easy way t
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Rocks Minerals and Gems

This book contains a collection of colorful examples of rocks, minerals, and gems, all clearly identified with color photographs. It includes unusual facts and essential data panels that give geological information and uses.

Author: Inc. Scholastic

Publisher: Scholastic

ISBN: 0545947197

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

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In "Rocks, Minerals, and Gems," readers will learn about hundreds of rocks, minerals, crystals, and gems that were forged by the most powerful events in prehistory. Explore what specimens look like and how they're used today--readers can use the information to identify rocks and minerals themselves and open up a spectacular new world. Find out all about star stones and cat's eyes, megagems, and phantom quartz. Discover which rocks fluoresce, which mineral once poisoned an emperor, and which gems are the rarest in the world! Features a beautiful cover with special effects!

Mystical Crystals

In this insightful book for mystics and seekers of spirituality, you will find… • Chapters such as “Birthstone Secrets: Discovering Your 4 Soul Stones,” “Tranquility Touchstones: Stress-Reducing Rocks,” and “Crystal Charms: ...

Author: Cerridwen Greenleaf

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 9781642501896

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 208

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#1 New Release in Trivia & Fun Facts and Nature ─ Improve Your Life with the Help of Crystals A how-to guide for using crystals: Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to using gemstones or crystals, this beautifully illustrated guide by Cerridwen Greenleaf has got you covered. Greenleaf has conducted workshops and retreats throughout the US, leading participants in mysticism and spirituality practices. Backed by her experience, Greenleaf guides readers in each chapter of this book, teaching you about crystals, gems, minerals, and their various healing qualities. Tap into an ancient energy: Rocks and gems have been a part of the human experience for millennia. We have a source of healing energy right at our fingertips! Each stone brings its own inherent quality and interacts with us in different ways, and Greenleaf shares with us how best to choose from this trove of life-changing sacred stones. Improve all areas of your life: We could all use some positive energy in our lives. Crystals and healing stones can create a flow of positive energy into the places we need it most. Whether that’s our love life, work life, or home life, using crystals daily can bring peace of mind and greater prosperity to each area of our life that’s hurting. In this insightful book for mystics and seekers of spirituality, you will find… • Chapters such as “Birthstone Secrets: Discovering Your 4 Soul Stones,” “Tranquility Touchstones: Stress-Reducing Rocks,” and “Crystal Charms: How to Choose and Make Change-Your-Life Jewelry” • Detailed information on healing crystals and stones to accommodate each and every area of your life • A source of help, healing, and stress-busting guidance through channeling positive energy Readers of books such as Crystals for Beginners, The Magic of Crystals and Gemstones, and Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing will enjoy Mystical Crystals: Stones and Gems for Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Cerridwen Greenleaf.

Gems and Gemstones

"Gems and Gemstones" features nearly 300 color images of cut gems, precious and semiprecious stones, gem-quality mineral specimens, and fine jewelry to be unveiled in the new Grainger Hall of Gems at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Author: Lance Grande

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226305110

Category: Nature

Page: 369

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"Gems and Gemstones" features nearly 300 color images of cut gems, precious and semiprecious stones, gem-quality mineral specimens, and fine jewelry to be unveiled in the new Grainger Hall of Gems at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Gemstones

This fascinating work provides a truly stunning visual guide to the beautiful world of gemstones.

Author: Karen Hurrell

Publisher: Chartwell Books

ISBN: 9780785834984

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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This fascinating work provides a truly stunning visual guide to the beautiful world of gemstones. It brings together a wealth of information in clearly worded text accompanied by a dazzling collection of color photographs showing gems in their natural and cut states. From subjects as diverse as identifying and collecting minerals and advanced testing, to ethical sourcing of gems, every aspect of gemstones is covered, and is presented with a wealth of research in easy-to-understand sections, making it a must-have reference work for anyone who wants to delve into the exciting world of gems.

Minerals Gemstones of East Africa

Many other minerals and gemstones are mined in the region and this is the first publication to showcase and examine those occurring in the five countries that make up East Africa – Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi.

Author: Bruce Cairncross

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 9781775846987

Category: Nature

Page: 136

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East Africa is famous for its world-class gemstones and mineral specimens, most notably the highly sought-after blue tanzanite, found only in Tanzania in a very small area in the northeast. Many other minerals and gemstones are mined in the region and this is the first publication to showcase and examine those occurring in the five countries that make up East Africa – Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi. The book includes: An introduction to the fascinating geology of the region, including a map depicting underlying geology and mineral occurrence; detailed descriptions of minerals, including their gemological properties, history, occurrence and diverse uses across all spheres of life (from jewellery to numerous household items and even space-shuttle components); multiple full-colour photographs of each mineral and gem specimen. An invaluable reference for collectors, gemologists, students and anyone with an interest in the earth sciences. Sales points: A first, fascinating record of East African minerals and gemstones; numerous beautiful photographs of each mineral in full colour; concise, authoritative and accessible text.

A Field Guide to Gemstones of the Pacific Northwest

This full-colour, laminated field guide is your introduction to the beauty and wonder of the gemstones found in the Pacific Northwest, a region famous for its variety and quality of earth treasures.

Author: Rick Hudson

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company

ISBN: 1550175092

Category: Nature

Page: 80

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This full-colour, laminated field guide is your introduction to the beauty and wonder of the gemstones found in the Pacific Northwest, a region famous for its variety and quality of earth treasures. From purple amethyst, carnelian, chalcedony, black and white onyx and emeralds to sodalite, sapphire and many more valuable stones--discover what lies in the rich geology just below your feet. This convenient brochure will help you to develop a keen eye for spotting gems in the rough and become more knowledgeable about local gemstones that are the equal of any in the world.