Properties of Gem Varieties of Minerals

By: Edward Wigglesworth

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Loose leaf, two-ring binder with punched hole pages. Binding is cracked in front and soiled, some underlining of pages. The author was the second president of G.I.A. and previously had been director of their New York laboratory. The data in this publication had been compiled by the author and used as his lab notes. With his passing, the notes were published in book form by Mark Bandy, Richard Liddicoat, Robert Shipley and others in memory of Dr. Wigglesworth. The contents describe 62 gem minerals/materials with their synonyms, physical properties and optical data. Still a useful reference. 62 pages, plus preface and photograph of author. SCARCE.

Title: Properties of Gem Varieties of Minerals

Author Name: Edward Wigglesworth

Categories: Mineralogy, Gemology, Lapidary Arts, Gemstones & Jewelry,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Gemological Institute of America: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: No Signature

Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾

Item: 2.00 Pound

Seller ID: 000244

Keywords: Gem, gemstone, gemology, gemmology, gemologist, gemmologist, physical properties, optical, refractive index, birefringence, specific gravity, dispersion, luster, diamond, ruby, sapphire, beryl, emerald, aquamarine, topaz, tourmaline, garnet, scapolite, amber, jadite, moonstone, phenakite, dioptase, euclase, amber, opal, spodumene.,