Precious stones and other crystals by Rudolf Metz

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .

Written in English

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  • Mineralogy -- Pictorial works.,
  • Precious stones -- Pictorial works.

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StatementRudolf Metz ; with 89 colour plates by Arnold E. Fanck.
ContributionsFanck, Arnold Ernst.
The Physical Object
Pagination191p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15492577M

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Description: pages illustrations, 89 color mounted plates 30 cm. Contents: Minerals: their properties and distribution --Minerals and crystals --Crystal form and structure --Crystal growth --Physical properties of minerals --Minerals and rocks --The processes of mineral formation --Igneous minerals.

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