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Gold - a book by Petersen, Christine


Gold( )
Author: Petersen, Christine
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...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Rocks & Minerals
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 8 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds

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