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Grande, Lance.(Author).
Augustyn, Allison.(Added Author). Weinstein, John.(Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780226305110 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0226305112
  • Physical Description: 369 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-359) ... Read More
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Introduction to gems -- The formation of gems -- ... Read More
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"Gems and Gemstones features nearly 300 color ... Read More
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cat 20090415 asg/mpl
Subject: Precious stones.

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Gems and Gemstones : Timeless Natural Beauty of the Mineral World
Gems and Gemstones : Timeless Natural Beauty of the Mineral World
by Grande, Lance; Augustyn, Allison
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Gems and Gemstones : Timeless Natural Beauty of the Mineral World

Lance Grande is senior vice president and head of collections and research at The Field Museum. He is a curator in the geology department and a general content specialist for The Field's new Grainger Hall of Gems exhibit. He is also a member of the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago and is an adjunct professor of biology at the University of Illinois. Allison Augustyn, a funding specialist at The Field Museum, was previously an exhibition developer there, where she prepared such exhibits as The Ancient Americas, George Washington Carver, and The Grainger Hall of Gems.

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