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Guide to the collection of gemstones in the Museum of Practical Geology

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Published by Printed for H. M. Stationery Off., by Darling & Son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. F. P. McLintock
    ContributionsMcLintock, W. F. P.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24170904M
    OCLC/WorldCa5104938

    “This guide is a significant addition to Maine’s literature for the naturalist this is a boots-on-the-ground guide that is every bit as good as a textbook on the subject, but far more engaging.” —Carl Francis, Retired Curator, Harvard University Mineralogical Museum, Cambridge, MA, Curator, Maine Mineral and Gem Museum, Bethel, ME. Dr. Laurent E. Cartier FGA. Laurent is a lecturer and researcher on gemstones at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) also works for the Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF - a leading gemmological laboratory. Laurent holds a PhD from the University of Basel (Switzerland). His PhD research explored sustainability and traceability issues in pearl farming, and in this context co-founded the.


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London, Printed for H.M. Stationery Off., by Darling & Son, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W F P McLintock; Museum of Practical Geology (Great Britain).

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