Gemstones: Enchanting Gifts of Nature

By: R.V. Karanth

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Contents Foreword. 1. What are gemstones. 2. Qualities of gemstones. 3. Colour of gemstones. 4. Chatoyancy asterism durability and hardness. 5. Refractive index lustre and specific gravity. 6. Flaws in gemstones and gem testing. 7. Rarity of gemstones. 8. Man made stones. 9. Diamond. 10. Corundum Ruby and Sapphire. 11. Beryl Emerald and aquamarine. 12. Other important stones i. Quartz and feldspars. ii. Non transparent and unusual gems. 13. Gems for carving. 14. Organic stones. 15. Gem cutting. 16. Jewellery. Printed Pages: 48.

Title: Gemstones: Enchanting Gifts of Nature

Author Name: R.V. Karanth

Categories: Geology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Bangalore, India, Geological Society of India: 2008

ISBN: 8185867793

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 040925

Keywords: Gemstones: Enchanting Gifts of Nature