Gemstones of the World

ISBN-10: 1454909536

ISBN-13: 9781454909538

Edition: 5th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Walter Schumann

List price: $27.95 Buy it from $13.75
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

'Gemstones of the World' is the most comprehensive and informative colour manual of the world's gemstones, illustrated by 1800 examples of stones, both rough and cut, in colour.
Used Starting from $13.75
New Starting from $20.12
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $27.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 7/2/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

No Bio

Preface
Introduction
Gemstones and Their Influence
Terminology
The Nomenclature of Gemstones
Origin and Structure of Gemstones
Crystal Systems
Properties of Gemstones
Hardness
Cleavage and Fracture
Density and Specific Gravity
Weights Used in the Gem Trade
Optical Properties
Color
Color of Streak
Changes in Color
Refraction of Light
Double Refraction
Dispersion
Absorption Spectra
Transparency
Luster
Pleochroism
Light and Color Effects
Luminescence
Inclusions
Deposits and Production of Gemstones
Types of Deposits
Mining Methods
Cutting and Polishing of Gems
Engraving on Stones
Cutting and Polishing Agate
Cutting and Polishing Colored Stones Cabochon Cutting
Faceting
Ball Cutting
Cylinder Cutting
Drilling Gemstones
Cutting and Polishing Diamond
Types and Forms of Cut
Types of Cut
Forms of Cut
Classifications of Gemstones
Scientific Classification
Commercial Classification
Value of Gemstones
Description of Gemstones
Best-Known Gemstones
Diamond
Diamond Occurrences
Diamond Production
Diamond Trade
Valuation of Diamonds
Famous Diamonds
Development of the Brilliant Cut
Corundum Species
Ruby
Sapphire
Beryl Species
Emerald
Aquamarine
Precious Beryl
Chrysoberyl
Spinel
Topaz
Garnet Group
Zircon
Tourmaline Group
Spodumene Species
Hiddenite
Kunzite
Quartz
Rock Crystal
Smoky Quartz
Amethyst
Amethyst Quartz
Citrine
Prasiolite
Rose Quartz
Aventurine
Prase
Blue Quartz
Quartz Cat's-Eye
Hawk's Eye
Tiger's-Eye
Chalcedony
Cornelian
Sard
Chrysoprase
Bloodstone
Dendritic Agate
Moss Agate
Agate
Layer Stones
Jasper
Petrified Wood
Opal Species
Jade
Peridot
Zoisite Species
Tanzanite
Thulite
Anyolite
Hematite
Pyrite
Feldspar Group
Amazonite
Moonstone
Orthoclase
Labradorite
Aventurine Feldspar
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Turquoise
Lapis Lazuli
Sodalite
Azurite
Malachite
Lesser-Known Gemstones
Andalusite
Euclase
Hambergite
Iolite
Phenakite
Dumortierite
Danburite
Axinite
Benitoite
Cassiterite
Epidote
Idocrase
Sinhalite
Kornerupine
Prehnitc
Petalite
Scapolite
Diopside
Beryllonite
Brazilianite
Amblygonite
Enstatite
Lazulite
Dioptase
Apatite
Sphene
Kyanite
Scheelite
Variscite
Fluorite
Hemimorphite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Cerussite
Chrysocolla
Serpentine
Stichtite
Ulexite
Tiger's-Eye Matrix
Gemstones for Collectors
Rocks as Gemstones
Onyx Marble
Tufa
Landscape Marble
Orbicular Diorite
Obsidian
Moldavite
Alabaster
Agalmatolite
Meerschaum
Fossils
Organic Gemstones
Coral
Jet
Cannel Coal
Ivory
Odontolite
Amber
Pearl
Operculum
Mother-of-Pearl
Imitation and Synthetic Gemstones
Imitations
Combined Stones
Synthetic Gemstones
Treatment
Genuineness Test for Diamond
New on the Market
Symbolic and Beneficial Gemstones
Cosmic-Astral Symbolic Stones
Medicinal Stones
Bibliography
Table of Constants
Index
×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×