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  • Gemstones of the World
    Gemstones of the World (English, Hardback) Walter Schumann

    Translation of: Edelsteine und Schmucksteine.

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  • The Planet in a Pebble
    The Planet in a Pebble (English, Paperback) Jan Zalasiewicz

    In this narrative of the Earth's long and dramatic history, Jan Zalasiewicz shows how many events in the Earth's ancient past can be deciphered from a single pebble. He explores how geologists reach deep into the past by forensic analysis of even the tiniest amounts of mineral matter, demonstrating and revealing Earth's extraordinary story.

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  • Geology of Ireland
    Geology of Ireland (English, Paperback) Pat Meere, Ivor MacCarthy

    A small country at the western periphery of Europe, Ireland is endowed with a spectacular variety of geology. Detailed 'step-by-step' itineraries are provided, presented in a manner accessible to the non-specialist. An invaluable background resource to plan and execute field-based exercises to any of the classic areas of Irish geology described.

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  • A Guide to Finding Gemstones, Gold, Minerals & Rocks
    A Guide to Finding Gemstones, Gold, Minerals & Rocks (English, Paperback) W Dan Hausel

    Follow in the footsteps of successful gem and gold hunters and search the hills for rough diamonds, colored gemstones, lapidary minerals, precious metals and interesting minerals and rocks. Written for the geoscientist, prospector and rockhound; the first part of the book focuses on physical characteristics of gems and minerals. This is supplemented with the second part of the book that describes...

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  • Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeys
    Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeys (English, Hardback) Darin A. Croft, Velizar Simeonovski

    South America is home to some of the most distinctive mammals on Earth—giant armadillos, tiny anteaters, the world’s largest rodent, and its smallest deer. But the continent once supported a variety of other equally intriguing mammals that have no close living relatives: armored mammals with tail clubs, saber-toothed marsupials, and even a swimming sloth. We know of the existence of these...

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  • Rocks and Minerals
    Rocks and Minerals (Paperback) Chris Pellant

    A guide to rocks and minerals. Featuring 600 photos, precise annotations and descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks to which crystal system a mineral belongs to - it helps you identify different rocks and minerals quickly and easily.

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  • Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook
    Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook (English, Paperback) Garret Romaine

    This is the go-to instructional guide for the modern rockhounder and prospector, ideal for enthusiasts at all skill levels.

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  • Rocks & Minerals of Wisconsin, Illinois & Iowa
    Rocks & Minerals of Wisconsin, Illinois & Iowa (English, Paperback) Dan Lynch

    Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals of Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa! The book features comprehensive entries for rocks and minerals found in the region, from common rocks to rare finds. The easy-to-use format means you'll quickly find what you need to know and where to look, while the author's photographs depict the detail needed for identification - no need to guess from line drawings. With this field guide in hand, identifying and collecting can be fun and informative.

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  • Sellout
    Sellout (English, Hardback) Victoria Bruce

    The story of one citizen’s fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense.

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  • Rockhounding Colorado
    Rockhounding Colorado (English, Paperback) William A Kappele

    Rockhounding Colorado takes you to 100 of the best rockhounding sites in the state. Search for amethyst and quartz at the Crystal Hill Mine, check out the view at Douglas Pass while looking for leaf imprints and insect fossils, or head to Saint Peters Dome to uncover green, white, and purple fluorite.

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  • Gemstones
    Gemstones (Paperback) Cally Hall

    A guide to gemstones. Ranging from Amber to Rubellite, it lets you discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. It covers from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashioned and imitated through the ages. It is suitable for gemstone lovers.

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  • Rockhounding Utah
    Rockhounding Utah (English, Paperback) William A Kappele, Gary Warren

    A completely updated and revised edition brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

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  • The Jeweler's Directory of Gemstones
    The Jeweler's Directory of Gemstones (English, Paperback) Judith Crowe

    A well-illustrated reference for anyone needing to make accurate judgements about gemstones, including sources and grading, settings, cutting and faceting, gemstone groups, appraising, spotting synthetics and fakes and much more.

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  • Rocks and Minerals
    Rocks and Minerals (Hardback) Ronald Bonewitz

    Helps you learn how to identify more than 450 rock and mineral specimens through stunning photographs and detailed characteristics. This guide to rocks, minerals, crystals and gemstones presents fascinating stories behind the world's natural treasures; from the Hope diamond to the Great Mogul emerald.

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  • Fossils
    Fossils (Paperback) David Ward

    A guide to fossils. Featuring more than 1,000 photographs of over 500 species, it enables you to recognize species instantly. It offers coverage ranging from what a fossil is, how they are classified to how to start a collection. It is suitable for fossil lovers, as well as for collectors.

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  • The Trilobite Book
    The Trilobite Book (English, Hardback) Riccardo Levi-Setti

    Distant relatives of modern lobsters, horseshoe crabs, and spiders, trilobites swam the planet's prehistoric seas for 300 million years, from the Lower Cambrian to the end of the Permian eras - and they did so very capably. This is a revealing guide to these surreal arthropods of ancient Earth.

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  • British Cenozoic Fossils
    British Cenozoic Fossils (English, Paperback) Natural History Museum

    The Cenozoic era began about 70 million years ago and still continues. In British Cenozoic Fossils 354 species from this period are classified and illustrated with accurate line drawings. This new edition has been fully revised and updated, reflecting advances in our undcerstanding of the fossil record over the past years.

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  • A History of Life in 100 Fossils
    A History of Life in 100 Fossils (English, Hardback) Dr Paul D Taylor, Aaron O'Dea

    A History of Life in 100 Fossils showcases 100 key fossils that together illustrate the evolution of life on earth. Iconic specimens have been selected from the renowned collections of the two premier natural history museums in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, and the Natural History Museum, London. The fossils have been chosen not only for their importance in the history of...

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  • Gemstones
    Gemstones (English, Paperback) Karen Hurrell, Mary L Johnson

    This fascinating work provides a truly stunning visual guide to the beautiful world of gemstones. It brings together a wealth of information in clearly worded text accompanied by a dazzling collection of color photographs showing gems in their natural and cut states.From subjects as diverse as identifying and collecting minerals and advanced testing, to ethical sourcing of gems, every aspect of...

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