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Gems and minerals

Susan Harris

Gems and minerals

by Susan Harris

  • 93 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mineralogy -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mineralogy.,
  • Precious stones.

  • About the Edition

    Describes in simple language the characteristics and uses of minerals and gems.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Susan Harris ; [line ill. by Ken Scott].
    SeriesAn Easy-read fact book
    ContributionsScott, Ken.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE392 .H37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4414820M
    ISBN 100531032418
    LC Control Number79018661

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