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Smithsonian Rock and Gem: The Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gems, and Fossils

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A fascinating encyclopedic reference on rocks and gems, including their identification, composition, and their use. The many feature boxes cover topics such as the Malachite room in the Winter Palace and the collection of the Hope Diamond and the superstitions surrounding it.

Book News Annotation:

Starting with the Big Bang creation of the universe, Bonewitz (a geologist specializing in crystal chemistry with secondary training in archaeology per his New Age spiritually-oriented Web site) introduces types of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils to novice collectors. The well-illustrated guide, published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, includes a glossary but no further reading or resources. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Starting with the Big Bang creation of the universe, Bonewitz (a geologist specializing in crystal chemistry with secondary training in archaeology per his New Age spiritually-oriented Web site) introduces types of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils to novice collectors. The well-illustrated guide, published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, includes a glossary but no further reading or resources.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756633424
Author:
Bonewitz, Ronald
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Consultant:
Carruthers, Margaret
Consultant:
Efthim, Richard
Author:
DK Publishing
Author:
Bonewitz, Ronald Louis
Author:
Bonewitz, Ronald L.
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Geology-Rocks and Minerals
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.27x7.25x.97 in. 2.28 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Starting with the Big Bang creation of the universe, Bonewitz (a geologist specializing in crystal chemistry with secondary training in archaeology per his New Age spiritually-oriented Web site) introduces types of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils to novice collectors. The well-illustrated guide, published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, includes a glossary but no further reading or resources.
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