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Turquoise - a book by Petersen, Christine

Turquoise

Turquoise( )
Author: Petersen, Christine
Series title:Earth's Treasures Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61783-875-0
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 turquoise, the gemstone that's name is French for "Turkish"! Learn how turquoise is formed and where it is found. Historic and modern mining methods are detailed. The use of turquoise as a gemstone is examined including different colors and cuts. See how artisans and lapidaries create beautiful and useful jewelry with this mineral. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in...
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Pages:32
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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