The Rock and Gem Book

Author: Dan Green

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241278902

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 4769

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, The Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.

Edelsteine und Schmucksteine

Alle Arten und Varietäten 1900 Einzelstücke

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783835414327

Category:

Page: 320

View: 5426

The Rock & Gem Book

...and Other Treasures of the Natural World

Author: Dan Green

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241228135

Category: Gems

Page: 192

View: 5083

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, the Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.

Rock And Gem

Author: Ra Bonewitz,Ronald Louis Bonewitz

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9780756609627

Category: Nature

Page: 360

View: 3815

Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this lavishly illustrated volume provides a close-up look at the world's diverse rocks and gems, covering more than 450 different specimens, along with detailed descriptions, identification tips, classification information, and practical advice on gem and rock collecting.

Bergkristall

eine Weihnachtsgeschichte

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783491797543

Category:

Page: 24

View: 5903

Heiliger Abend in Bange: Es ist Heiliger Abend und zwei kleine Kinder machen sich auf den Weg zu ihren Grosseltern. Dort angekommen freuen sich die Grosseltern sehr über ihren Besuch. Die Grossmutter packt den Kindern nach einer Weile Proviant für die Heimreise und Weihnachtsgeschenke ein. Die Kinder machen sich auf den Heimweg und verlaufen sich im tief verschneiten Gebirge. In einer Höhle suchen sie Schutz vor der Kälte... Nach einer langen Nacht im Freien, werden sie von den Dorfbewohnern gefunden, die sie zu den Eltern in die warme Stube bringen. Jetzt kann das Weihnachtsfest beginnen. Eine packende Weihnachtsgeschichte umgeben von sehr schönen, ansprechenden Bildern. Die Sprache ist kindgerecht. Der Inhalt entspricht Adalbert Stifters Originaltext. Ab 4 Jahren, gut, Florence Ulrich.

Rock and Gem

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff,Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781740336246

Category: Minerals

Page: 360

View: 6556

From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of the Earth's buried treasures. Innovative, specially commissioned photography captures the essence and beauty of over 450 superb specimens, while lively and informative text describes the characteristics of each and its unique and changing relationship to humankind through the ages. Organized by rock classes and chemical groups, each rock, mineral and fossil entry contains a photograph of the specimen together with lively, wide-ranging text describing its qualities and history of use. In addition, a detailed, at-a-glance reference panel provides key data for identification and classification.

Gemstones of the World

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402768293

Category: Nature

Page: 319

View: 8500

Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than 1,800 precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.

Rocks, Minerals and Gems

Author: John Farndon

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781770858688

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 120

View: 4166

The ultimate identification guide to hundreds of rocks, minerals and gems.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781563318030

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 9885

Explains the structure and composition of minerals, provides advice for gathering specimens, and offers an identification guide to more than 150 rocks and minerals

The Rockhound's Handbook

Author: James R. Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 184

View: 8940

Learn about rock and mineral formation, tools, identification, finding minerals in the field, legal aspects, preparation and preservation, cutting and polishing, and making jewelry from your finds. Numerous illustrations and B/W photos.

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

Author: Paul R. Shaffer,Herbert S. Zim

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466864826

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 1571

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Gem and Stone

Jewels of Earth, Sea, and Sky

Author: Jenifer Altman

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452119090

Category: Photography

Page: 132

View: 6915

Gem and Stone celebrates 50 different gems ranging from timeless classics like diamond and emerald to exotic beauties such as lapis lazuli, peridot, and even petrified wood. Altman's photographs capture the splendor of each gem alongside brief text highlighting the stones' chemical makeups, metaphysical properties, and associated folklore throughout human history. Hand-drawn illustrations by Heather Smith Jones and an insightful foreword by mineralogist Thomas W. Overton round out this lustrous volume. Rock hounds, new age practitioners, and contemporary decorators and fashionistas will all delight in this treasure of a book.

My Little Book of Gems, Rock and Minerals

Author: Claudia Martin

Publisher: QED Publishing

ISBN: 9781784934545

Category:

Page: 64

View: 9155

For those with curious minds starting to take note of the world around them, the basic materials from which our planet is made raise a multitude of questions. What are rocks and minerals? Why are there so many different kinds? From the way that rocks are formed to identifying gem stones, My Little Book of Rocks provides the answers for budding geologists, using clear, concise text along with full colour illustrations and photographs.

Steine & Mineralien

Author: Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831014699

Category:

Page: 360

View: 9160

Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

Author: Garret Romaine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493004697

Category: Nature

Page: 264

View: 487

This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from “pebble pup” to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, you’ll be driving the open roads and traveling home with dusty pockets full of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils—and maybe even gold. Features: * geology basics * popular collectibles, including rocks, gems, fossils, meteorites, and gold * tools of the trade for every level of collector * rules and regulations * polishing, preserving, crafting, and displaying your treasures

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms

Author: Carole Cox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452237611

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 2966

Grounded in theory and best-practices research, this practical text provides teachers with 40 strategies for using fiction and non-fiction trade books to teach in five key content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Each strategy provides everything a teacher needs to get started: a classroom example that models the strategy, a research-based rationale, relevant content standards, suggested books, reader-response questions and prompts, assessment ideas, examples of how to adapt the strategy for different grade levels (K–2, 3–5, and 6–8), and ideas for differentiating instruction for English language learners and struggling students. Throughout the book, student work samples and classroom vignettes bring the content to life.

Rockhounding California

A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites

Author: Gail A. Butler,Shep Koss

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 076278623X

Category: Nature

Page: 200

View: 6977

A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals .

Rocks & Minerals

The Definitive Visual Guide

Author: Ronald Louis Bonewitz,Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405328319

Category: Fossils

Page: 360

View: 7763

Definitive compact guide to rocks, minerals, crystals and gemstones - for every rockhound and budding gemmologist!From primeval origins to their astonishing modern-day uses and appeal, this is the ultimate portrait of Earth's buried treasures - rocks, minerals, crystals and gems - produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Learn how to identify more than 450 rock and mineral specimens through stunning photographs and detailed characteristics. Discover more about your finds through folklore and historical artefacts, and find out the fascinating stories behind the world's natural treasures; from the Hope diamond to the Great Mogul emerald.Plus, pick up practical advice on rock and mineral collecting, including how to cut, polish and display your finds.

A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone and Mineral Sites of British Columbia: Sites within a day's drive of Vancouver

Author: Richard Dennis Hudson

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781550173536

Category: Nature

Page: 8

View: 2403

Updated and expanded, "A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia" is a valuable resource for both the armchair geologist and the active rockhound, providing a rich deposit of information that will turn any trip into a prospecting bonanza.