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Gems and precious stones of North America.

A popular description of their occurrence, value, history, archæology, and of the collections in which they exist, also a chapter on pearls, and on remarkable foreign gems owned in the United States. Illustrated with eight colored plates and numerous minor engravings.

by George F. Kunz

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Published by Scientific Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones,
  • Gems,
  • Pearls

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy George Frederick Kunz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE392 .K95
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6998131M
    LC Control Number08018806
    OCLC/WorldCa3257032

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    Gemstones of North America. New York: Van Nostrand, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Sinkankas. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Precious stones--North America\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.   I've spent a good deal of time looking over the gem books out of all they have, my favorite that I've come across is Gems and Precious Stones of North America by George Frederick Kunz from Beautiful color plates in it (including a great one of the first sapphire found at Corundum Hill, if I remember correctly).

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Gems and precious stones of North America by George F. Kunz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sinkankas, an internationally recognized authority of gemology and mineral collecting, provides this comprehensive update and continuation to his widely read Gemstones of North America (v.1, ; v.2, ).

It supplements the first two but incorporates enough of the basic information to be used by by: First published init has been unavailable since those days and sheds important light on the gems and precious stones that may be found in North America.

Included are chapters on diamonds, corundum, sapphire, ruby, topaz, emerald, disapore, spinel, turquoise, tourmaline, garnets, beyrl, peridot, zircon, quartz crystals, feldspars, pearls and many others.5/5(1).

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Gems and Precious Stones of North America: A Popular Description of Their Occurrence, Value, History, Archæology, and of the Collections in which They Exist, Also a Chapter on Pearls, and on Remarkable Foreign Gems Owned in the United States. Illustrated with Eight Colored Plates and Numerous Minor Engravings.

Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can Gems and precious stones of North America by Kunz, George Frederick, Publication date Topics Gems, Pearls, Precious stones Publisher New York, The Scientific.

This book, Gems and precious stones. of North America, by George F. Kunz, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

Emeralds: This beautiful gemstone can be found mainly in North Carolina. Some of the rarest and biggest Emeralds can be found in this state. The Carolina Emperor which is one of the largest Emeralds found in North America came from North Carolina.

Turquoise: This gem is found mainly in Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. There are a large. The list of gemstones below will discuss the difference between a precious stone and a semi precious stone as well as guide you to where the gemstone treatments are discussed.

South america boasts a long history of gemstone production and List Of Gemstones From Europe 4th May Europe is not as prolific of a source for gems.

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Have you ever seen an "Oregon sunstone" that flashes with a copper aventurescence, or a cultured freshwater pearl with a golden luster. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kunz, George Frederick, Gems and precious stones of North America (OCoLC) Material Type.

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