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Crystal & gem, written by Dr. R. F. Symes and Dr. R. R. Harding

Label
Crystal & gem
Title
Crystal & gem
Statement of responsibility
written by Dr. R. F. Symes and Dr. R. R. Harding
Title variation
  • DK eyewitness
  • Eyewitness crystal & gem
  • Crystal and gem
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the basic shapes of crystals and other aspects of crystallography, including how they form in nature, how crystals are studied and identified, what gives them their amazing color, and how they are used in everyday life
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
548
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
DK Eyewitness
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Crystal & gem, written by Dr. R. F. Symes and Dr. R. R. Harding
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Supports the Common Core state standards"--Page [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 68) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What is a crystal? -- A world of crystals -- Natural beauty -- On the surface -- Inside crystals -- Crystal color -- Identification -- Natural growth -- Good habits -- Extraction -- Growing crystals -- Crystals at work -- Good vibrations -- Quartz -- Diamond -- Corundum -- Beryl -- Opal -- Other gemstones -- Collector's items -- Stones for carving -- Precious metals -- Organic gems -- What is it worth? -- Cutting gems -- Lore and legend -- At home -- Did you know? -- Identifying gemstones -- Find out more
Control code
ocn878945683
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465420930
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781465420930
Label
Crystal & gem, written by Dr. R. F. Symes and Dr. R. R. Harding
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Supports the Common Core state standards"--Page [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 68) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What is a crystal? -- A world of crystals -- Natural beauty -- On the surface -- Inside crystals -- Crystal color -- Identification -- Natural growth -- Good habits -- Extraction -- Growing crystals -- Crystals at work -- Good vibrations -- Quartz -- Diamond -- Corundum -- Beryl -- Opal -- Other gemstones -- Collector's items -- Stones for carving -- Precious metals -- Organic gems -- What is it worth? -- Cutting gems -- Lore and legend -- At home -- Did you know? -- Identifying gemstones -- Find out more
Control code
ocn878945683
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465420930
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781465420930

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