Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

Paperback - May 2014 - AU $24.95

Featuring 288 colour photographs this book will assist collectors to identify a wide range of specimens.

This book will assist collectors to identify a wide range of specimens. It features 288 colour photographs to accompany the gem and mineral entries. + Full description

Part 1 introduces the reader to gems and minerals and their chemical and crystal systems. It also gives tips on recognising and valuing specimens.

Part 2 describes each gemstone and mineral, detailing its composition, structure, habit, form, properties and distribution. Useful additions to the book are a glossary, a list of the chemical elements and information on the size and source of each specimen pictured.

- Short description

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Paperback | May 2014 | $ 24.95
ISBN: 9781921517297 | 144 pages
Publisher: New Holland
Colour photographs