Rocks & Minerals
epub |eng | 2006-08-15 | Author:Victoria Finlay [Finlay, Victoria]

The Topkapi Dagger Among the most famous emeralds in the Islamic world are three huge South American stones, set in the shaft of a dagger. It is called the Topkapi ...
( Category: Rocks & Minerals August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-21 | Author:Garret Romaine

Chrysocolla Striking blue chrysocolla resembles turquoise. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE RICE NORTHWEST MUSEUM OF ROCKS AND MINERALS (Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4·nH2O Family: Silicate Mohs: 2½–3½ Specific gravity: 1.9–2.4 Key test(s): Soft Likely locale(s): ...
( Category: Fossils June 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-28 | Author:Garret Romaine

Fulgurite This fulgurite from Boulder County, Colorado, formed when lightning fused quartz-rich sands. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE IMAGE ARCHIVES, DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE Quartz, SiO2 Family: Quartz Mohs: ...
( Category: Geology May 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-02 | Author:Jeff Strong [Strong, Jeff]

Understanding Pro Tools Editing Editing in Pro Tools on your computer is similar to working with any hard drive recorder — and often, it’s much easier. Two things about editing ...
( Category: Web Design April 28,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Rebecca Zorach

Moche peanut bead necklace, Tomb I, Sipán, Peru, c. 300 CE. Gold, silver and copper. By the late Inca period artisans brought from all over the empire’s conquered territories were ...
( Category: Mineralogy April 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-18 | Author:William A. Kappele

22. Striped Mountain: Petrified Wood, Coprolites This is the Striped Mountain that you are looking for. Land type: Mountains Elevation: 5,179 feet GPS: N38 12.082' / W111 05.827' Best seasons: ...
( Category: Rocks & Minerals April 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-12-09 | Author:Nick Norman

Although most of the hills in these parts are capped by dolerite the sandstone ledges on the slopes of this plateau are conspicuous. Getting back to the scenery, you will ...
( Category: Geology March 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-24 | Author:Megan Murphy [Murphy, Megan]

Your Angels Are with You, They Just Aren’t Leaving Any Footprints. If you have lost a loved one, there may be days when you feel connected to something or someone ...
( Category: Nature Crafts March 20,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2017-10-02 | Author:Karen Frazier [Frazier, Karen]

EMERALD Often cut and polished and made into jewelry, emerald is one form of a mineral called beryl. Other beryls include aquamarine and morganite. With its characteristic green color, emerald ...
( Category: Energy Healing March 19,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Bill Carter

10 $300 Billion vs. a Fish There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them. —George Orwell A few days later, I am ...
( Category: Mining March 10,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-06-24 | Author:Maurice E. Tucker

Figure 5.23 Herring-bone cross-bedding and a reactivation surface in cross-bedding. 5.3.3.8 Tidal cross-bedding There are several features of cross-bedding that indicate deposition by tidal currents. Herring-bone cross-bedding refers to bipolar ...
( Category: Rocks & Minerals March 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-10 | Author:Polk, Patti [Polk, Patti]

Tumble polished Lake Superior banded agate with quartz center, 1.25" × 1" × 1", $15 per pound. Patti Polk Collection Rough Lake Superior banded agate, 1" × 1" × 1.5", ...
( Category: Rocks & Minerals March 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2002-06-29 | Author:Mark Kurlansky [Kurlansky, Mark]

BY THE LATE eighteenth century, more than 3,000 French men, women, and even children were sentenced to prison or death every year for crimes against the gabelle. The salt law ...
( Category: Rocks & Minerals March 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-03 | Author:Garret Romaine

WHERE TO LOOK FOR PANNING SPOTS Your first task is to locate a known gold district. There are plenty of books available to help you research likely regions where gold ...
( Category: Fossils June 21,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-26 | Author:Lisa Butterworth

USES Personal: Use as a stone of manifestation, holding it as you visualize your future. Home: Placed in a garden, it promotes healthy growth and organic abundance. Work: Keep near ...
( Category: Energy Healing April 29,2019 )