Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Identification, Values, Lapidary Uses

Paperback - 2010
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Three Guides in One Identification, Values, Lapidary Uses

Designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for advanced collectors, "Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals" takes you from being just someone who appreciates rocks to a true "collector." Easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone Covers both lapidary and mineral display materials Provides values and tips for locating, buying and collecting Includes organics such as amber, bone, coral, pearl and shell Lists chemical group, system, hardness, opacity, fracture, specific gravity and more Contains more than 650 full-color photos Foreword by Johann Zenz, world renowned agate expert, author and lecturer

Publisher: Iola, Wis. : Krause, c2010.
ISBN: 9781440204159
Characteristics: 271 pages :,color illustrations ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Brownell, Dan - Editor


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Oct 14, 2015

Good book with good info.! I really enjoyed this book. Worth checking out.

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