Crystal & gem

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IG: Illustrated Guide 1090L
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New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the amazing world of crystals and gems. Superb color photographs of crystals, jewels and gemstones of every color, size and shape offer a unique "eyewitness" insight into their extraordinary beauty and variety. See a crystal growing, diamonds used to cut through a brick wall, a phantom crystal, gemstones formed in a volcano, and crystals of gold and silver. Learn how a quartz watch works, how to identify crystals, why crystals have been grown in space, how crystals are used healing, and why Napoleon had a diamond in his sword. Discover where to find crystals in your home, how synthetic crystals are made, which famous rubies are really spinels, which is your birthstone, and much, much more.
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9780789457646
9781465420930
9780679907817
9780756667634
9780679807810
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 8.2, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
IG: Illustrated Guide 1090L
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Last Grouping Update2019-11-18 04:11:34AM
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2007
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subject_facetCrystallography
Crystallography -- Juvenile literature
Crystals
Crystals -- Juvenile literature
Gems
Precious stones
Precious stones -- Juvenile literature
title_displayCrystal & gem
title_fullCrystal & gem / written by R.F. Symes and R.R. Harding
Crystal & gem [electronic resource] / written by R.F. Symes and R.R. Harding
title_shortCrystal & gem
topic_facetCrystallography
Crystals
Gems
Precious stones