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Published:
New York : DK, 2023.
Format:
Book
Edition:
Revised edition.
Physical Desc:
72 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780744081558, 0744081556, 9780744081558, 0744081556, 9780744081541, 0744081548
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 8.2, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
1070

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General Note
New edition--from cover.
General Note
Includes index.
Description
Describes how crystals form in nature, how crystals are grown artificially, and how crystals are used in industry. Numerous color photos with text identify the various gemstones.
Description
"Discover the beauty of emeralds, rubies, lapis lazuli, jade, silver, and gold in this glittering collection of precious stones and metals. Learn where crystals can be found, how they form, and what they are used for--from dazzling jewelry to diamond-cutting tools and the silicon chip in your phone!"--page 4 of cover.
Description
"Learn all about sparkling gemstones and eye-catching crystals in this handy reference guide for young readers. From the rarest crystal to the most common stone, gems from around the world are revealed in dazzling detail in this illustrated guide. Discover what exactly crystals and gems are, how they're formed, how to identify them, and how they can be used in everything from microchips to jewelry making. How can a rough diamond become a show-stopping centerpiece? Where does labradorite get its colors? Why are there quartz crystals in clocks and watches? How can crystals be grown in a laboratory? Packed with essential information, this edition is more interactive than ever with new infographics, statistics, and facts. Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is the perfect guide for homework help on crystals or for those who simply want to further their knowledge of these fabulous natural creations. Part of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature-fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field."--publisher.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader,Grades 5-8,8.2,1,SD,Quiz 17216,English non-fiction.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Symes, R. F., & Harding, R. R. (2023). Crystal & gem. Revised edition. New York, DK.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Symes, R. F and R. R. Harding. 2023. Crystal & Gem. New York, DK.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Symes, R. F and R. R. Harding, Crystal & Gem. New York, DK, 2023.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Symes, R. F. and R. R Harding. Crystal & Gem. Revised edition. New York, DK, 2023.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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