Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Price: $19.95

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 colour 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-colour photos
Author:
Patti Polk
Title:
Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals - Identification, Values, Lapidary Uses
Format:
Softcover, 272 pages
Published:
By Krause Publications
Copyright © 2014 Mad About Science
ABN: 61 844 286 508