Gems, crystals, and precious rocks

by Hoffman, Steven M. 1960-

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j 553.8 HOF
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Easys
 
Call Number  E j 553.8 HOF
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 553.8 HOF 2011
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 553.8 HOF 2011
 
 
Summary
People have long been captivated by the beauty of gems, from diamonds and sapphires to rubies and emeralds. Kids will be interested to know how these precious rocks form. Through this helpful book, young gem lovers will understand the crystal structure that many gems have and how beautiful rocks form in nature.
Contents
Beautiful stones
Many types of crystals
Making crystals
Gem crystals
Different kinds of gems
Gems from rocks
Organic gems
Hunting and mining gems
Finishing rough
Learning about gems.

Additional Information
Series Rock it!
Subjects Precious stones -- Juvenile literature.
Crystals -- Juvenile literature.
Gems -- Juvenile literature.
Precious stones.
Crystals.
Gems.
Publisher New York :PowerKids Press,2011
Edition 1st ed.
Audience 008-012.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
ISBN 9781448825615 (lib. bdg.)
144882561X (lib. bdg.)
9781448827084 (pbk.)
1448827086 (pbk.)
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