The Rock & Gem Book
And Other Treasures of the Natural WorldBook - 2016
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.
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2016
Branch Call Number: J 552 GREEN
Characteristics: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Rock and gem book
Notes: Includes index