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Crystal & gem (Relaunch edition)

By: DK

Part of the DK EYEWITNESS series
1409343774 / 9781409343776
Paperback
553
01/07/2014
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England
28 cm 72 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Published in association with the Natural History Museum Previous edition: 2007.

"See crystals of every colour, find out which gemstones are priceless, and explore the uses of crystals in technology as well as jewellery. From the rarest crystal to the most common stone, gems from around the world are revealed in dazzling detail in this illustrated guide.

Young readers can use the encyclopedic profiles to identify all kinds of crystals and gems, and watch how a diamond in the rough becomes the show-stopping centrepiece of a valuable ring.

Packed with essential information, this edition is more interactive than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines.

Find out what gives a labradorite its colours, discover how piezoelectricity is used, and see how crystals can be made in a laboratory.

Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is the perfect guide for homework help on crystals or those simply wanting to further their knowledge of these fabulous natural creations.

This book also comes with a fact-filled poster, great for your bedroom wall or classroom. "

BIC:

YNN Natural history (Children’s/Teenage)

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