What Are Gems? - Encyclopedia Britannica

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What Are Gems?

By (author),  Bobi Martin Edited by,  Shalini Saxena
Format : eBook

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Book Description

Single or multicolored, smooth or multifaceted, gems of all kinds captivate people of all ages. This vibrant volume will teach the budding geology buff how a single mineral can form many varieties of gems, how some gems are actually created by animals, and why certain types of jewelry are so valuable. Young readers who might display their birthstones with pride will be fascinated to learn about the role gems have played in superstition. The use of gems in tools including lasers and saws is also covered. Readers will be mesmerized by both the beauty and versatility of these incredible stones.

APA
Martin, B. (2015). What Are Gems?. Retrieved from http://eb.ipublishcentral.com/product/what-are-gems

MLA
Martin, Bobi. What Are Gems?. Chicago: Britannica Educational Publishing, 2015. EPUB. http://eb.ipublishcentral.com/product/what-are-gems

Chicago
Martin, Bobi. What Are Gems?. Chicago: Britannica Educational Publishing, 2015. EPUB. http://eb.ipublishcentral.com/product/what-are-gems

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