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Agates: Treasures of the Earth

By: Roger Pabian, Brian Jackson, Peter Tandy and John Cromartie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Firefly Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000030

ISBN: 1554070988

Condition: New


A concise book on agates discussing formation, coloration, geology and types of agates, Beautifully illustrated with lots of worldwide agates discussed. More technical than many primers on agate in publication today. View more info

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Gem and Lapidary Material: For Cutters, Collectors and Jewelers

By: June Culp Zeitner

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, GeoScience Press, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000050

ISBN: 0945005245

Condition: Near Fine


New book, but may display some scuffing to cover. A complete handbook of gem materials used in the lapidary arts (for faceting, cabbing and carving). Descriptions of the physical properties, major localities, uses, known synthetics and simulants, and best compounds to use for polishing. A must have book in every rockhound, lapidary, and jeweler's library. View more info

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Gem and Lapidary Material: For Cutters, Collectors and Jewelers

By: June Culp Zeitner

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, GeoScience Press, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000051

ISBN: 0945005245

Condition: Near Fine


New book, but may display some scuffing to cover. A complete handbook of gem materials used in the lapidary arts (for faceting, cabbing and carving). Descriptions of the physical properties, major localities, uses, known synthetics and simulants, and best compounds to use for polishing. A must have book in every rockhound, lapidary, and jeweler's library. View more info

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Skip An Atom Agates: The Most Unusual Lake Superior Agate

By: Jack Hobart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: California, Jack Hobart Books: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000046

ISBN: 1944564047

Condition: New


This book discusses an unusual Lake Superior agates found along the North Shore of Minnesota near Flood Bay. Most seem to be replacements (pseudomorphs) of calcite and aragonite by quartz. With 276 photographs, this publication is extremely useful to identify and show the diversity of these unusual agates. View more info

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Status of Mineral Resource Information for the Ramah Indian Reservation, New Mexico

By: C. H. Maxwell and L. G. Nonini

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000197

Condition: Fine


U. S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Administrative Report BIA-32. Stapled report with printed wraps. Good summary on the geology and mineral resources of the Ramah Reservation. There is some potential for gemstones. 42 pages, including 10 map figures. View more info

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The Wonder of North American Agates

By: Dan R. Lynch and Bob Lynch

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MN, Adventure Publications, Inc.: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000029

ISBN: 159193415X

Condition: New


"This book features some of the most famous, most valuable and rarest agates from Canada, the United States and Mexico. From casual fans to experienced collectors, everyone will appreciate the facts and photographs presented in this incomparable book." From the publisher. More than 60 agate varieties featured, explanations of agate formation and coloration, as well as agate types and great detail on localities of major agate collecting areas. View more info