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Gemstones of the world / Walter Schumann ; [translated by Annette Englander and Daniel Shea].

Schumann, Walter. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler 553.8 SCH (Text) 34044000729853 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL 553.8 SCH (Text) 36241000233880 Non-fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 553.8 SCH (Text) 37500002790158 Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Morgantown Branch 553.8 SCH (Text) 78551000272546 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 553.8 SCHU (Text) 39231031389329 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 553.8 SCH (Text) 78731000435203 Adult Nonfiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 553.8 SCH (Text) 31951003715379 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 552 Schumann (Text) 78292000249438 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 553.8 SCHUMANN (Text) 33946001839039 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1402740166
  • ISBN: 9781402740169 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 311 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
  • Edition: Newly rev. & expanded 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Edelsteine und Schmucksteine.
"1,500 photos of gems in rough and polished states"--Cover.
Col. map on back lining papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-286) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Origin and structure of gemstones -- Properties of gemstones -- Deposits and production of gemstones -- Cutting and polishing of gems -- Classifications of gemstones -- Value of gemstones -- Description of gemstones -- Best-known gemstones -- Lesser-known gemstones -- Gemstones for collectors -- Rocks as gemstones -- Organic gemstones -- New on the market -- Imitation and synthetic gemstones -- Symbolic and beneficial gemstones -- Table of constants.
Language Note:
Translated from the German.
Subject: Precious stones.

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