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Gems, crystals, and precious rocks

Steven M. Hoffman

Gems, crystals, and precious rocks

by Steven M. Hoffman

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Steven M. Hoffman
SeriesRock it!
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE392.2 .H64 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524318M
ISBN 109781448825615, 9781448827084, 9781448827091
LC Control Number2010031831

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(shelved 1 time as rocks-and-crystals) avg rating — 7, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Igneous rocks are formed and created by magmatic processes in the earth. To form very large crystals of rare minerals, exceptional conditions are needed. For instance, a rock called pegmatite is formed by the crystallization of magma enriched with water in the veins of other rocks, and may contain beryl, tourmaline and topaz.


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