Minerals and Gemstones is a reference guide to 300 different minerals and gemstones, from simple sandstones to sanidine, jade and diamond. Learn what the Earth is made of, how its rocks were formed and how minerals and gems are used today.
Divided into sections covering the internationally recognised classification groups, Minerals and Gemstones offers a comprehensive overview of the many different types of natural gems and minerals – including native elements, sulphides, oxides, nitrates and silicates.
Each gemstone or mineral is illustrated with a clear and informative colour photograph, accompanied by accessible text and its chemical composition. For easy reference, each entry includes a table of information with colour, lustre, streak, hardness, specific gravity, cleavage, habit and the crystal system of each type of mineral and gemstone. The Minerals and Gemstones app is an essential, user-friendly reference work on the diversity of the Earth’s riches.
More than 300 minerals and gemstones, from Copper, Gold and Silver to Opal, Kernite and Gismonite
★ Each mineral and gem illustrated with a colour photograph
★ Information tables include colour, lustre, streak, hardness, specific gravity, cleavage, habit and crystal system
★ Accessible text and chemical composition for each featured stone
★ Quick search functions by categories of stone
★ Favourites section
★ All data stored offline on your device's SD card. Internet connection only required for the first database download (ca. 30MB) or for database updating.
Dr DAVID COOK is a former research chemist. He has studied geology as a keen amateur and has teaching experience.
Dr WENDY KIRK is a lecturer in geology at University College London and curator of Geology Collections of thirty years’ experience.
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Mineral shows, local clubs, information, dealer links and common fakes, all in one easy to navigate app! This is not some list of random websites, this is our personal guide to mineral collecting. If you are new to the hobby or a seasoned pro, you'll find this list of resources to be highly valuable and worth putting on your desktop!
Easy access links to all the great mineral websites like Mindat.org, The-Vug.com and http://www.gemsnail.com
Liquidation Auctions from the OVERFLOWING warehouses of fine minerals at The Arkenstone - Along with fine gemstones and minerals from Brian and Brett Kosnar of Mineral Classics!
It is unique, it only comes from one location on earth!
Tanzanite is actually the mineral Zoisite.
Tanzanite is the trade name given to it by the jewelry industry to celebrate the new gemstone, discovered in the late 1960's.
This app gives you tons of great photos, a description of the deposit, a great list of minerals found at the location, along with photos, information about the heat treatment done and why heat makes the zoisite crystals blue.
You can view over 100 photos of mineral specimens and read their descriptions, or turn the descriptions off to view them in full, uninterrupted splendor!
You can email, facebook, and share the photos via social media and save them as wallpaper on your phone!
Where To Buy Minerals brings you reliable dealers and the freshest minerals several times each week! Check out this FREE app for the newest minerals online!
Direct Links to Http://wheretobuyminerals.com Http://gemsnail.com and Two of the best eBay dealers online!
Dealing minerals since 1989, online since 1998, one of the original online mineral dealers known for some of the very best mineral offerings online and at mineral shows around the world.
All auctions start for only ONE DOLLAR! Auctions always end on Thursday evenings!
Professional Mineral Dealers snipe these auctions for fine minerals they can sell for MORE on their websites! Award winning competition cases sport minerals won from MineralMan999's auctions on eBay, there is no better place to bid on fine minerals than in MineralMan999's eBay shop!
Check out this app for the gallery of mineral specimens and quick links and weekly reminders to MineralMan999's eBay Auctions
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NOTE: This is the FREE version, showcasing ONLY the Ribbon Barite location. For full access to the app, check out the paid version, well worth your investment!
Maps, Videos, Photos of specimens and more.
Two to three hours from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas and located in the rugged beauty of the Arizona desert.
Sharing the Mineral Heritage of China, this app brings you dozens of photographs and the entire contents of the special publication - Crystalline Treasures - showcasing beautiful minerals along with information about the mines and areas of China that they come from.
In addition to assembling these world-class minerals from China, Dr. Lavinsky and several esteemed colleagues also wrote a companion book introducing differences between Chinese and Western collecting preferences, profiling different mineral-rich provinces, and depicting dozens of key examples of these exceptional Chinese pieces.
Brought to you by Dr. Robert Lavinsky - http://iRocks.com
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Rockhounding Los Angeles LITE shows you TWO locations, WITH Video, Maps, Charts, Tip and Advise - Buy the Full version for 6 more locations, plus updates with new locations and maps! We show you the Barite crystals of Palos Verdes and the Feldspar Crystals of Cinco, north of Mojave!
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All New Pages of indepth collecting information with NEW LOCATIONS! Glauberite near the Salton Sea, Aquamarine in Lone Pine and a professional collector's guide to the annual Trona Gem-O-Rama!