|Series title:||Earth's Treasures Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||ABDO Publishing Company|
| Imprint:||Checkerboard Library|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $27.07|
| Book Description: |
This title introduces young readers to gold, the metal that can stay shiny for thousands of years. Learn how gold is formed and where it is found. Historical and modern mining methods are detailed, including the discovery of kimberlite pipes. The many uses of gold are examined, from industrial applications in products such as electronics to illuminated manuscripts and space telescopes. See how artisans such as goldsmiths and lapidaries use gold to create...