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Australian Gold Nugget Discoveries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
There have been a huge number of gold discoveries in Australia over the years. This publication is a collection of original newspaper articles documenting a number of these gold finds. Majority of the articles give an indication of the locality of the gold finds. It is an interesting insight into the history of gold prospecting in Australia.
Identification of Diamonds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences
This book takes a look at diamonds, in particular the common forms of diamond, rocks in which diamonds are found in nature, diamond types, electrical behaviour, thermal conductivity, chemical composition, crystallography, hardness, specific gravity, determining synthetic diamonds to natural, colour, clarity methods, diamond enhancements, & more…
Identification of Synthetic Gemstones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
This ebook takes a brief look at synthetic gemstones, in particular cubic zirconia and the various manufacturing methods used to produce synthetic gemstones. This is volume 13 of the Australian Gemstones series and this volume is only available, at this stage, as an ebook.
Identification of Garnets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences
This ebook takes a brief look at garnet gemstones. It covers some of the varieties, diagnostic inclusions, chemical composition, deposit occurrences, synthetic garnets, and more. This is volume 12 of the Australian Gemstones series and this volume is only available as an ebook.
Identification of Ornamental Gem Materials: Australian Gemstones Series Book 10
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
This publication takes a look at a number of ornamental gem varieties including lapis lazuli, sodalite, turquoise, variscite, nephrite jade, jadeite, prehnite, rhodonite, rhodochrosite, malachite, obsidian, unakite and hematite. It covers in detail the appearance and diagnostic properties of each.
Identification of Emeralds : Emerald Identification, Treatments, Crystallography, Synthetics, Where to Find Them, Geological Formation, Inclusions & More… (Australian Gemstones Series Book 11)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
Emerald Identification, Treatments, Crystallography, Synthetics, Where to Find Them, Geological Formation, Inclusions & More… This book covers several aspects of emerald identification including:- -Chemical composition -Crystallographic system -Typical habit -Colouring ion -Geological environment of formation -Common inclusions specific to particular locations -Locations where emeralds are found
Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 - 9
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences
This publication is a compilation of the Australian Gemstones Series Book 5 to 9. Each book covers varying aspects relating to gemstones and organic materials. Included are the following titles:- Book 5 Identification of Feldspar and Its Varieties, Book 6 Identification of Amber, Book 7 Identification of Coral, Book 8 Identification of Pearls and Book 9 Identification of Opals.
Identification of Opals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
This book contains a wealth of information on various types of opals, their appearance, diagnostic properties, imitations and how to tell the difference between potch and precious opal. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify opals.
identification of Pearls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy
This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of pearls, saltwater and freshwater, their appearance, diagnostic properties, common treatments and imitations. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify pearls. There is information on the physical and optical properties of pearls.
Identification of coral
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy
This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of coral, its appearance, diagnostic properties, common treatments and imitations. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify coral. This is book 7 in ‘The Australian Gemstones’ Series.
Identification of Amber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of amber, it’s appearance, diagnostic properties, common treatments and imitations. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify amber. There is information on the physical and optical properties of amber.
Identification of Feldspar and Its Varieties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of the mineral feldspar, and its varieties. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify feldspar minerals. Each feldspar variety is shown, with information on the physical and optical properties.
Identification of Quartz and Its Varieties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy
This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of the mineral quartz, and its ornamental varieties. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify quartz. Each quartz variety is shown, with information on the physical and optical properties.
The Physical & Optical Properties of Gemstones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences
This book contains a wealth of information on the physical and optical properties of gemstones. It covers in great detail each facet of these properties in the hope it will assist you, the reader, in correctly identifying gemstones. This publication has been written for both the experienced gem fossicker and the beginner.
Early Australian Diamond Discoveries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
This book contains stories on early Australian diamond discoveries, and also includes details on how to identify the diamonds you find. The information included has come from early original newspaper sources. Through the passage of time, many Australian diamond locations have been forgotten.
Early Australian Gemstone Discoveries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This book, designed for the gem fossicker, contains information on early gemstone discoveries in Australia, and includes information on how to identify the gemstones you find. This publication has been written for both the experienced gem fossicker and the beginner.
Hot Tubs of Mammoth Lakes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
Directions, map, and geology of Mammoth Lakes' area natural free hot tubs.
The REMINISCING of a Would-Be PROSPECTOR
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
"Gold Fever": most anyone who "caught it" went to their grave, still dreaming of striking it rich. So it was with my father, Harvey Maddux. Gold forever glittered in his dreams.
Paleozoic Age
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Paleontology
The Palaeozoic or Primary Era spans a period of time ranging from 542 million to 251 million years ago. The name Paleozoic, derives from the fact that, in the past, it was considered the first geological age. The Paleozoic covers a range of about 300 million years, giving rise to many forms of life, until the appearance of thecodonts, commonly believed to be the ancestors of dinosaurs.
Precambrian Age
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
The Precambrian is the oldest era of Earth's history, and, of its origins (4 billion and 500 million years ago), the appearance of the first invertebrates with exoskeletons (542 million years ago). In this long period of time, the planet, newly formed, was affected by cosmic events and geological shocking that border on the limits of imagination.

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