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  • Rocks and Minerals of The World

    Geology for Kids - Minerology and Sedimentology

    by Baby Professor

    series Children's Rocks & Minerals Books
    Those stones you see might be an important mineral that the Earth creates. This book will open your child’s minds to the importance of the rocks and minerals you can dig up. It is a very informative book that is complete with images and just the right amount of texts too. Go ahead and get a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Early Australian Gemstone Discoveries

    Information on Where Gemstones Have Been Found in Australia & How to Identify Them

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #1
    This book, designed for the gem fossicker, contains information on early gemstone discoveries in Australia, and includes information on how to identify the gemstones you find. This publication has been written for both the experienced gem fossicker and the beginner. This book will assist the gem fossicker with further knowledge of where gemstones, were, maybe, and are located in Australia. Gem ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Uranium

    War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

    by Tom Zoellner

    The fascinating story of the most powerful source of energy the earth can yieldUranium is a common element in the earth's crust and the only naturally occurring mineral with the power to end all life on the planet. After World War II, it reshaped the global order-whoever could master uranium could master the world.Marie Curie gave us hope that uranium would be a miracle panacea, but the Manhattan ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Gemstones (Collins Gem)

    by Cally Oldershaw

    series Collins Gem
    A handy guide identifying over 170 types of the world’s gemstones with beautiful colour photography taken from the Smithsonian Institution’s archives.‘Gem Gemstones’ is an indispensable guide for amateurs and enthusiasts alike. This pocket-sized book explores the fascinating history of ornamental stones, discussing their different social and cultural meanings and monetary values through the ages ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Read My Pins

    Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box

    by Madeleine Albright

    New from New York Times bestselling author and former secretary of state Madeleine Albright, Read My Pins is a story and celebration of how one woman’s jewelry collection was used to make diplomatic history. Exploring the use of the pin or brooch as a means of personal and diplomatic expression and featuring a gallery of fascinating photographs, this unique, intimate, and revealing biography ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Basics of Geological Remote Sensing

    An introduction to applications of remote sensing in geological mapping and mineral exploration

    by christopher legg

    This new ebook provides an introduction to the basics of remote sensing for geologists and others in the mineral industries. It is aimed at students and professionals, working in geology and mineral exploration, and draws on a lifetime of experience in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It uses examples from these areas, and is profusely illustrated with abundant links to important publications and ... Read more

    $5.52 AUD

  • Diamonds, Gems, Pearls and Corals: Legend, Myth and Mystique. Illustrated

    by John Bonner and 1 more

    A mid nineteenth century look at diamonds and other precious stones: Diamonds, Gems, Corals and Pearls. This short piece includes a brief history of some famous stones and a brief description of mining, diving and cutting of gems corals and pearls. ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Australian Gemstones Series Book 10 - 13

    Identification of Ornamental Gem Materials, Emeralds, Gartets and Synthetic Gemstones

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #3
    These pages contain books 10 to 13 of the Australian Gemstones Series. This series is specifically designed for the beginner wanting to learn more about gemstones or gem fossicking, they also make a wonderful refresher course for the more experienced.Included in this publication are the following titlesIdentification of Ornamental Gem Materials Book 10Identification of Emeralds Book ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Early Australian Diamond Discoveries

    Information on Where Diamonds have been Found in Australia & How to Identify Them

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstone Series #2
    This book contains stories on early Australian diamond discoveries, and also includes details on how to identify the diamonds you find. The information included has come from early original newspaper sources. Through the passage of time, many Australian diamond locations have been forgotten. The aim of this book is to ensure that the modern day gem fossicker is more aware of the history of diamond ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Rocks Of The World

    Rocks and Minerals Book For Kids

    by Speedy Publishing

    Kids find that their imagination starts to grow when they learn about new things and rocks and minerals are a natural aspect of the outdoors but kids tend to not take time to really look closely at each one. Learning about the big and little details of both helps kids imagine where rocks have been, how they got to where they were found and what caused minerals to form and take shape; all of these ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Identification of Diamonds

    Australian Gemstones Series Book 14

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #14
    This book takes a look at diamonds, in particular the common forms of diamond, rocks in which diamonds are found in nature, diamond types, electrical behaviour, thermal conductivity, chemical composition, crystallography, hardness, specific gravity, determining synthetic diamonds to natural, colour, clarity methods, diamond enhancements, & more…This is volume 14 of the Australian Gemstones series ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Australian Gemstones

    Australian Gemstones Series

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #1
    This publication is a compilation of the Australian Gemstones Series Book 1 to 4. Each book covers varying aspects relating to gemstones. Included are the following titles:- Book 1 Early Australian Gemstone Discoveries; Book 2 Early Australian Diamond Discoveries; Book 3 The Physical and Optical Properties of Gemstones and Book 4 Identification of Quartz and Its Varieties. ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Rocks and Minerals

    by Chris Pellant and 1 more

    For experts and armchair enthusiasts alike, Rocks and Minerals: A Photographic Field Guide will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the mysteries of this subject.A general introduction is followed by an introduction to rocks covering the three groups: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, plus their formation and occurrence, main characteristics and economic uses. A number of examples from ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Identification of Feldspar and Its Varieties

    Australian Gemstones Series Book 5

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #5
    This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of the mineral feldspar, and its varieties. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify feldspar minerals. Each feldspar variety is shown, with information on the physical and optical properties. There is also details on the correct readings for feldspar and ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Identification of Quartz and Its Varieties

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstone Series #4
    This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of the mineral quartz, and its ornamental varieties. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify quartz. Each quartz variety is shown, with information on the physical and optical properties. There is also details on the correct readings for quartz and its ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • A Practical Guide to Rock Microstructure

    by Ron H. Vernon

    A clear understanding of the processes responsible for observed rock microstructures is essential for making reliable petrogenetic interpretations, including inferences made from chemical and isotopic analyses of minerals. This volume presents a comprehensive survey of rock microstructures, emphasising basic concepts and the latest methods, while highlighting potential pitfalls in the ... Read more

    $93.49 AUD

  • Understanding an Orogenic Belt

    Structural Evolution of the Himalaya

    by Ashok Kumar Dubey

    series Springer Geology
    The book provides a model for the structural evolution of the Himalaya with relevant background information making it easily accessible to earth scientists specializing in other areas. The book is divided into two parts: The first part describes the basic principles of structural geology that are required to understand the evolutionary model described in the second part.The book incorporates some ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD

  • The Essential Introduction for New GOLD Prospectors

    by Tim Rapp

    "The Essential Introduction for New GOLD Prospectors" is for anyone curious about the United States' vast gold resources, and wishes they had their own gold mine! Most Americans aren't aware that: • The first gold rush in U.S. history happened in 1799 in North Carolina, • One of the largest gold deposits in U.S. history, 175 million+ ounces of gold, was discovered as recently as the 1960's, • Much ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Identification of Amber

    Australian Gemstones Series Book 6

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #6
    This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of amber, it’s appearance, diagnostic properties, common treatments and imitations. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify amber. There is information on the physical and optical properties of amber. There is also details on the correct readings for ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Rocks Gems and Minerals for Kids Facts Photos and Fun Childrens Rock Mineral Books Edition

    by Baby Professor

    The Earth is home to hidden gems, rocks and other natural wonders. This workbook will showcase some of them in the hopes of inspiring the young to learn. By making this book very attractive, a child will learn to love and reap the benefits of reading. Secure a copy today! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Physical & Optical Properties of Gemstones

    Gemstone Identification Using Physical & Optical Properties

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstone Series #3
    This book contains a wealth of information on the physical and optical properties of gemstones. It covers in great detail each facet of these properties in the hope it will assist you, the reader, in correctly identifying gemstones. This publication has been written for both the experienced gem fossicker and the beginner. The information included will assist the beginner to get a good foundation ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • The Classification, Identification and Characteristics of Gemstones - A Collection of Historical Articles on Precious and Semi-Precious Stones

    by Various

    This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Carefully selecting the best articles from our collection we have compiled a series of historical and informative publications on the subjects of gemology and crystallography. The titles in this range include "Gemstone Manufacturing" ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • The Economic Geology of Iran

    Mineral Deposits and Natural Resources

    by Mansour Ghorbani

    series Springer Geology
    The Economic Geology of Iran is a complete and comprehensive book about mineral deposits, energy and water resources of Iran. Dr. Mansour Ghorbani has travelled to each of the huge variety of locations that feature the resources covered, personally verifying the details of them all.The book starts by describing the geography and physiography of Iran as well as its various climatic regions and the ... Read more

    $215.15 AUD

  • Clays in the Minerals Processing Value Chain

    by Markus Gräfe and 3 more

    Clays are increasingly becoming a major problem in the mining, extraction and value-adding processes for a wide range of commodity raw materials. Clays can impact negatively on virtually every unit process within the mining and minerals processing sector, having long-term environmental implications that go well beyond the lifetime of the mining operation. This book is the first to compile, explain ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD