Rock Creek Sapphires - A Kaleidoscope of Color
Jeffrey R. Hapeman
Jeffrey R. Hapeman (2018)
In Collection
#538
7*
Science
Corundum, Sapphire, USA
Hardcover 9780464752288
English
Rising up just west of Philipsburg, Montana the Sapphire Mountains are the source of Rock Creek and some of the most beautiful sapphires found in the Western Hemisphere. This book showcases the region and the sapphires it produces while also documenting the mining process and how the rough stones are transformed into beautiful gemstones. The 84 pages of the book contain more than 100 beautiful images as well as text that provides an overview of these remarkable gems. Sections of the book include:
Region Overview
History
Mining Process
Rough Preparation/Heat Treatment/Cutting Process
Colors and Origins of Colors on the Rock Creek Sapphires
Inclusions

Product Details
No. of Pages 84
Height x Width 210 x 250  mm
Personal Details
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Dedication Jeffrey R. Hapeman
Store EarthTreasury.com
Location A 8
Purchase Price 135.50 CHF
Purchase Date septembre 2018
Condition First hand
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