Gemstones and Precious Stones of North America

Gemstones and Precious Stones of North America

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Leading mining historian Kerby Jackson introduces us to a classic mining publication on the gems and precious stones of the United States, Canada and mexico. First published in 1890, it has been unavailable since those days and sheds important light on the gems and precious stones that may be found in North America. Included are chapters on diamonds, corundum, sapphire, ruby, topaz, emerald, disapore, spinel, turquoise, tourmaline, garnets, beyrl, peridot, zircon, quartz crystals, feldspars, pearls and many others. Included are details on where these gems and precious stones may be found throughout North America, as well as their characteristics. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As such, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 362 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 20.83mm | 1,025.11g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514358352
  • 9781514358351