By Patti Polk
effortless to exploit and lavishly illustrated, this new and fully revised and increased variation of Collecting Rocks, gemstones, and Minerals is designed with novices in brain, but jam-packed with precious technical details for pro creditors. This advisor takes you from being easily somebody who enjoys rocks to a educated fanatic very quickly and features:
- An easy-to-use, quickly reference layout prepared through classification and colour of stone
- 800+ attractive colour photographs
- Values and counsel for finding, deciding to buy and collecting
- Both lapidary and mineral demonstrate materials
- Decades of rock-collecting knowledge of the author
Foreword by way of Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate professional, writer and lecturer.
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Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Identification, Values and Lapidary Uses by Patti Polk