Renowned minerology and gemology expert Sinkankas incorporates deposits discovered in the last two decades with the historical and technical data of ...Show synopsisRenowned minerology and gemology expert Sinkankas incorporates deposits discovered in the last two decades with the historical and technical data of volumes 1 and 2, published in 1959 and 1975. Keeping pace with the increased tempo of gemstone exploration, he provides new information on topics such as deposit localities, the nature, extent and productivity of those deposits, and the sizes and quantities of the gemstones produced. Gems are organized alphabetically, and occurrences are arranged by geographical and political order, followed by book and periodical reference lists. Contains maps of localities and 16 color photos. Geoscience Press, Inc. is at PO Box 42948, Tucson, AZ 85733-2948. Distributed to the trade by Mountain Press. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.Hide synopsis
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