Emeralds of the World - ExtraLapis English No. 2 - The Legendary Green Beryl
Michael Wise; Jan Kanis; Dietmar Schwarz; Zak Swartz; Günter Grundmann; Maximilian Glas; Marisa Zachovay; Karl Schmetzer; Lore Kiefert; Marc Wilson; Christa Behmenburg; Gaston Giuliani; Rupert Hochleitner; Michael Gray; Lawrence Conklin; Patricia Gray
Lapis International (2002)
In Collection
Beryl, Emerald, Extra Lapis English, Mineralogy
Paperback 9780971537118
Since antiquity, emerald has been one of the most highly valuated gemstone: the first known mines were those of Cleopatra in ancient Egypt. Two thousand years ago Pliny wrote, “Emerald-green is the most beautiful green of all.”
Leading researchers offer insight into many of the aspects of the world of emerald.
• What is emerald? A portrait of a precious and unique member of the beryl family
• How does emerald form? The events that conspired to bring about an unlikely outcome;
• Where is emerald found? Worldwide localities including Canada, Namibia and China
• Where are the richest deposits? Today’s market sources: South America, Africa and Asia;
• Is it possible to determine the origin of an emerald? Gemstone emerald: characteristics, inclusions and treatments;
• What separates green beryl from emerald? The debate over optical, spectroscopic and chemical delineations;
• How is emerald created in the lab and how can it be recognized? The history, process and detection of synthetic emerald;
Plus etymology, history, legendary giants, local finds and more…
extraLapis English No. 2 provides a comprehensive look at this magnificent gemstone.
Product Details
LoC Classification QE394.E5 .S6313 2002
LoC Control Number 2006279262
Dewey 553.8/6
Series ExtraLapis English
Issue No. 2
No. of Pages 100
Height x Width 297 x 210  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Store Amazon.com
Location C 13
Purchase Price 88.99 CHF
Purchase Date décembre 2010
Condition Perfect
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