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Jade - a book by Petersen, Christine


Jade( )
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 jade, the mineral used for thousands of years as both jewelry and weapons.  Learn about the two types of jade, jadeite and nephrite, how jade is formed, and where it is found.  Historical and modern mining methods are detailed.  The many uses of jade in ancient and modern times are examined.   See how artisans such as lapidaries use jade to create beautiful and useful jewelry.  Finally, a list of tools and tips will set...
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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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