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Collecting Gems & Minerals

Hold the Treasures of the Earth in the Palm of Your Hand

by Chris Pellant

  • 383 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Sterling Pub Co Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Science & Nature - Rocks & Minerals,
  • Collection and preservation,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Minerals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7944371M
    ISBN 100806997605
    ISBN 109780806997605
    OCLC/WorldCa38969139


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Rockhounding In Utah. Where To Find Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones in Utah. Utah is a state practically made of rock. The vast lands of southern Utah are intricately carved into the red and white sandstone limestone layers of the Colorado Plateau, leaving behind well-known monuments in locations like Canyonlands and Zion National r, there is plenty of other rocks and minerals aside.

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