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By Patti Polk

Three courses in a single! identity, Values, Lapidary Uses

Designed with newbies in brain, but choked with necessary technical details for complicated creditors, Collecting Rocks, gem stones and Minerals takes you from being simply an individual who appreciates rocks to a real "collector."

  • Easy-to-use, speedy reference layout prepared by way of class and colour of stone
  • Covers either lapidary and mineral demonstrate materials
  • Provides values and suggestions for finding, deciding to buy and collecting
  • Includes organics comparable to amber, bone, coral, pearl and shell
  • Lists chemical workforce, process, hardness, opacity, fracture, particular gravity and more
  • Contains greater than 650 full-color photos
  • Foreword through Johann Zenz, international popular agate specialist, writer and lecturer

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