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The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History holds the world's greatest collection of gems. In this beautiful book, now available in paperback, Dr. Jeffrey E. Post, curator of the National Gem and Mineral Collection, discusses everything from diamonds, rubies, and emeralds to jade and lapis lazuli, as well as the Hope Diamond and other world-famous stones in the museum's collection. More than 100 stunning photographs capture the colors and brilliance of these wonders of the mineral kingdom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810927582
Author:
Clark, Chip
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Photographer:
Clark, Chip
Author:
Smithsonian Institution
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Minerals
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Precious stones
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Mineralogy
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 96-10
Publication Date:
September 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.10x9.98x.56 in. 1.73 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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