Gemstone & Crystal Properties (9781423228592)

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SKU:
9781423228592
Format:
Fold Out - Laminated
Size:
8.5 x 11.0
Pages:
6
Author(s):
Billock, Jennifer
Publication Date:
12/31/2015
  • Gemstone & Crystal Properties (9781423228592)
  • Gemstone & Crystal Properties (9781423228592)
  • Gemstone & Crystal Properties (9781423228592)
  • Gemstone & Crystal Properties (9781423228592)

Identify 135 of the most sought after and popular gemstones, minerals and crystals through photos and descriptions of color variety, luster and transparency range. Scientific and metaphysical properties of each gemstone plus significant meanings or historical uses, or how it is formed.

Topics covered include:

  • 135 Gemstones, Crystals and Minerals
  • Color – Details & Variations
  • Elemental Composition
  • Crystal Structure
  • Hardness & Specific Gravity
  • Luster
  • Transparency
  • Metaphysical Properties
  • Other Facts:
    • Historical Uses or Meanings
    • Current or Historical Metaphysical Uses
    • Also Known As – If Relevant
    • Birthstone

Suggested uses:

  • Buying Guide – identify metaphysical or historical uses of stones for you personally or as a meaningful gift
  • Collectors – handy identification and properties reference
  • Jewelry & Art – know the structure and durability of your materials for mounting or carving
  • 5
    Got it already.

    Posted by john.dubose on Mar 14th 2016

    Very good, informative,quick review and concise.