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Crystal & Gem

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"See crystals of every colour, find out which gemstones are priceless, and explore the uses of crystals in technology as well as jewellery.From the rarest crystal to the most common stone, gems from around the world are revealed in dazzling detail in this illustrated guide. Young readers can use the encyclopedic profiles to identify all kinds of crystals and gems, and watch how a diamond in the rough becomes the show-stopping centrepiece of a valuable ring. Packed with essential information, this edition is more interactive than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines.Find out what gives a labradorite its colours, discover how piezoelectricity is used, and see how crystals can be made in a laboratory. Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is the perfect guide for homework help on crystals or those simply wanting to further their knowledge of these fabulous natural creations. This book also comes with a fact-filled poster, great for your bedroom wall or classroom."

Product code: 9781409343776

ISBN 9781409343776
Series DK Eyewitness
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
No. Of Pages 72
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H279xW216xS7
Offers a guide about crystals and gems. From the rarest crystal to more common gems, this book explores the many stunning crystals, profiling how they formed, where to find them and follows their path to being set in jewellery.