Precious Stones: A Popular Account of Their Characters, Occurrence and Applications With an Introduction to Their Determination, for Mineralogists, Lapidaaries, Jewell

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Dover Publications, 1968 - Science - 281 pages
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Volume 1 of a classic, thorough study of precious and semi-precious stones: diamond, topaz, opal, turquoise, ruby, emerald, garnet, more. Fullest, most exhaustive survey ever prepared gives detailed information on each gem’s physical character, occurrence, properties, use, and related topics. "The most detailed work on gems"—Encyclopedia Britannica. Translated by L. C. Spencer. Total in set: 20 plates, 8 in color. 94 figures.

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