Collecting rocks, gems and minerals Identification, values, lapidary uses

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2nd Floor 552/Collecting 2016 Due Jul 1, 2022
Subjects
Published
Iola, Wis. : Krause 2010-
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Latest issue consulted: 3rd ed. (2016).
Physical Description
volumes : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Publication Frequency
Biennial
ISBN
9781440246159
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A rockhound's must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time and features:An easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone800+ beautiful color photographsValues and tips for locating, buying and collectingBoth lapidary and mineral display materialsDecades of rock-collecting know-how of the authorForeword by Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate expert, author and lecturer.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A rockhound's must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time and features:   • An easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone   • 800+ beautiful color photographs   • Values and tips for locating, buying and collecting   • Both lapidary and mineral display materials   • Decades of rock-collecting know-how of the authorForeword by Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate expert, author and lecturer.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

A rockhound's must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time and features:   ' An easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone   ' 800+ beautiful color photographs   ' Values and tips for locating, buying and collecting   ' Both lapidary and mineral display materials   ' Decades of rock-collecting know-how of the authorForeword by Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate expert, author and lecturer.