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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

  • Box of Rocks

    Find, Understand, Collect

    by Nick Norman

    Well-known geologist Nick Norman leads young readers into the absorbing world of geology. Budding rock collectors will find out all about the rocks that they’ll encounter in southern Africa, with a view to building their own rock collections. Box of Rocks is packed with fascinating information about: how rocks form, how to identify the different rock types, what rocks are made of, what different ... Read more

    $6.26 AUD

  • The Crystal Bible, Volume 3

    Godsfield Bibles

    by Judy Hall

    Featured in Kindred Spiritmagazine, this third volumeof the best-selling Crystal Bible books presents more than 250 new generation, high-vibration stones for healing and transformation.Included are many new and rare minerals whose esoteric properties are not described elsewhere.This essential guide also includes a section on crystal skulls, crystal beings, Madagas... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

    by Robert Hazen

    An enchanting biography of the most resonant – and most necessary – chemical element on Earth.Carbon. It is the building block of every cell that makes up every living thing. It is the essential component of the food we eat, the fuel we burn, the wood we use and the air we breathe. It is worth billions as a luxury and half a trillion as a necessity, but there are still mysteries to be solved about ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    by Robert Macfarlane

    Follow Robert Macfarlane to the furthest corners of the globe....A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st CenturyIn Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Orb Stones and Geoglyphs: A Writer's Journey

    by Daniel A. Smith

    “Highly recommended for a wide audience.” Donovan's Literary Services - Midwest Book Review“Highly engaging little read.” J. Aislynn d Merricksson - Readers' Favorite“More an adventure tale” Big Al - Books and PalsA soulful mix of writing, geology, rock and roll, and lost ancient nations from the author of the award winning historical novel, Storykeeper. The thought-provoking acco... ... Read more

    $3.06 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

  • Steps on the Stone Path

    Working with Crystals and Minerals as a Spiritual Practice

    by Robert Sardello and 1 more

    Through myths and legends, the knowledge of the power of certain gems and crystals has been preserved over generations. However, the practical aspects of how to use these precious stones to promote spiritual development have been lost to all but a few initiates. In Steps on the Stone Path, Robert Sardello offers strategies and rituals for recapturing that lost power.Sardello starts with guided ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Australian Landforms

    Understanding a Low, Flat, Arid and Old Landscape

    by C. R. Twidale and 1 more

    Ayers Rock Uluru the largest monolith in the world, how did it get there? This book explains the wonders of the Australian landscape in the context of geology, geography, botany, zoology, ecology, environmental studies and agricultural science. Illustrated with 359 colour photos, 20 black and white photos, and 170 maps and diagrams. The authors teach and research in the School of Earth and ... Read more

    $40.80 AUD

  • Understanding Gemstones

    by V.T.

    Want to understand more about gemstones, what do they mean, which one can bring you luck, and even set up your gemstones business? This ebook compiles tons of tips from REAL gemstones business owners who enjoy studying these previous stones. They share the knowledge, how they set up their businesses, where to buy cheap and how to sell online for a profit. If you like these stones, and make a ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • The Art of Gem Cutting - Including Cabochons, Faceting, Spheres, Tumbling and Special Techniques

    by H. C. Dake

    This antiquarian book contains a detailed and practical guide to gem cutting as a hobby, with information on cabochons, faceting, spheres, tumbling, special techniques, and more. An exhaustive manual with complete instructions for tool use and all the elementary information a prospective lapidary might need to know, this book constitutes a must-read for anyone looking to begin a hobby in gem ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Getting Gold: A Practical Treatise for Prospectors, Miners, and Students

    by J. C. F. Johnson

    This edition features a linked Table of ContentsFrom the Preface...The gold-mining industry has grown considerably since 1891, and it appeared to the writer that the present would be a propitious time to bring out a similar work, but with a considerably enlarged scope. What has been aimed at is to make "Getting Gold" a compendium, in specially concrete form, of useful information respecting the ... Read more

    $5.67 AUD

  • Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth

    by William Bryant Logan

    "A gleeful, poetic book…Like the best natural histories, Dirt is a kind of prayer." —Los Angeles Times Book Review"You are about to read a lot about dirt, which no one knows very much about." So begins the cult classic that brings mystery and magic to "that stuff that won't come off your collar."John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Saint Phocas, Darwin, and Virgil parade through this thought-provoking ... Read more

    $15.83 AUD

  • The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass

    Finding, Collecting, Identifying, and Using the Ocean?s Most Beautiful Stones

    by Mary Beth Beuke and 1 more

    As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker-especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting.There are several reasons why the hunt is so ... Read more

    $27.99 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 5 - 9

    Identification of Feldspar, Amber, Coral, Pearls and Opals

    by Trudy Toohill

    series Australian Gemstones Series #2
    This publication is a compilation of the Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 to 9. Each book covers varying aspects relating to gemstones and organic materials. Included are the following titles:- Book 5 Identification of Feldspar and Its Varieties, Book 6 Identification of Amber, Book 7 Identification of Coral, Book 8 Identification of Pearls and Book 9 Identification of Opals. ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Practical Gemmology - A Study of the Identification of Gem-Stones, Pearls and Ornamental Minerals

    by Robert Webster

    This vintage book contains an interesting and practical study of the identification of gemstones, pearls, and ornamental minerals. A comprehensive and profusely-illustrated handbook for both novice and experienced practitioners, this volume is not to be missed by anyone with a keen interest in the subject. The chapters of this book include: “Crystallography”, “Physical Properties”, “Specific ... Read more

    $11.54 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

  • The Story Behind the Scenery

    Adelaide to Parachilna

    by Neville Alley and 1 more

    series Tracks That Rock: Roadside Series #1
    Drive through the South Australian outback – and journey back in time.South Australia is one of the most ancient landscapes in the world, but there has never been a handbook-sized guide to its geology – until now.The Story Behind the Scenery is written for tourists, campers, cyclists, hikers, and grey nomads. In it, two expert geologists guide you through the heart of Australia’s fascinating ... Read more

    $19.99 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

  • Barren Lands

    An Epic Search for Diamonds in the North America Arctic

    by Kevin Krajick

    First published in 2001, Barren Lands is the classic true story of the men who sought—and found—a great diamond mine on the last frontier of the far north. From a bloody 18th-century trek across the Canadian tundra to the daunting natural forces facing protagonists Chuck Fipke and Stewart Blusson as they struggle against the mighty DeBeers cartel, this is the definitive account of one of the world ... Read more

    $9.56 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

  • Secrets of Fertile Soils

    Humus As the Guardian of the Fundamentals of Natural Life

    by Erhard Hennig

    This stimulating book provides a highly practical window into the complex, interdependent relationships between soil, plants, animals, and human beings, including special insight into the fascinating life cycle of healthy soils and the imminent dangers we face should their existence become threatened. Poor agricultural practices are draining our soils of nutrients and microorganisms. Depletion of ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD