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The rock & gem book : ... and other treasures of the natural world  Cover Image Book Book

The rock & gem book : ... and other treasures of the natural world / written by Dan Green.


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-color 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.-- Source other than Library of Congress.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465450708
  • ISBN: 146545070X
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"DK Smithsonian" at head of title.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Our rocky planet -- The rock cycle -- Rocks -- Minerals and gems -- Fossils -- Shells -- Famous treasures.
Subject: Precious stones > Identification > Juvenile literature.
Rocks > Identification > Juvenile literature.
Minerals > Identification > Juvenile literature.
Gems > Identification > Juvenile literature.
Gems > Juvenile literature.
Minerals > Juvenile literature.
Fossils > Juvenile literature.
Precious stones > Juvenile literature.
Precious stones.
Minerals > Identification.
Precious stones.
Precious stones > Identification.
Rocks > Identification.
Genre: Literature.
Juvenile works.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library J 552 GRE (Text) 000157212 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Checked out 12/12/2023

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