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Agates: Treasures of the Earth

Agates: Treasures of the Earth

by Roger Pabian with Brian Jackson, Peter Tandy and John Cromartie

Only $34.95
A beautifully illustrated book that will help you learn all about agates, their properties, famous agate localities around the world, how agates have been used - not only in jewelry but also in science and technology, methods of agate collectors and much more. This book is a 6 1/4" x 8 1/2" hardcover with 184 pages.

Agates: Treasures of the Earth
Table of Contents

  Introduction
4
Names of agates
6
What is an agate?
10
Properties of agates
44
Sources of agates
48
    Europe
52
    Britain
58
    USA
76
    Canada
108
    Mexico
111
    South America
122
    Africa
131
    Asia
138
    Australia
144
Lapidary
150
Uses of agates through the ages
158
Collecting
170
Further information
174
  Glossary
178
  Index
180
  Acknowledgements
184
  Picture credits
184