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Origin and occurrence of gem stones in Washington.

Sheldon Latta Glover

Origin and occurrence of gem stones in Washington.

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Published by State Print. Plant in Olympia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Precious stones -- Washington (State)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE175 .A35 no. 16
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL196010M
      LC Control Numbera 49010530
      OCLC/WorldCa4506614

      km ( miles) ⓘ Diatomite Occurrence (MRDS - ), Cascade Area, Gem Co., Idaho, USA km ( miles) ⓘ Unnamed Diatomite occurrence [2], Boise. Kyanite is typically a blue aluminosilicate mineral, usually found in aluminium-rich metamorphic pegmatites and/or sedimentary e in metamorphic rocks generally indicates pressures higher than four is commonly found in quartz. Although potentially stable at lower pressure and low temperature, the activity of water is usually high enough under such conditions that it is. Occurrence definition, the action, fact, or instance of occurring. See more. Gemstone, any of various minerals highly prized for beauty, durability, and rarity. A few noncrystalline materials of organic origin (such as pearl and amber) also are classified as gemstones. Of the more than 2, identified natural minerals, fewer than are used as gemstones and only 16 have achieved importance.


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GLOVER INTRODUCTION Precious and semi-precious gem stones have fascinated mankind since before the dawn of history. As symbols of wealth and impor­ tance, they have appealed to all who could acquire them.

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II Gemstones of Igneous-Hydrothermal Origin.- 3. Hydrothermal Gem Deposits: The Emerald Deposits of Colombia.- 4. Gemstones Formed in Pegmatites: Gem Pegmatites of Minas Gerais, Brazil.- 5. Gemstones formed by geological processes in the rocks of the earth’s crust and upper mantle.

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Gemstones in Chinese History From gemstone tipped needles and gem elixirs, the Chinese history proves the use of gemstones in the past. The earliest mention of gemstones in Chinese history dates back to Nephrite Jade in BC. In addition, China used jade stones to make jewelry and tools.

Gemstones in Indian History. Gemstones and Their Origins by Peter C. Keller, Erica Van Pelt, Harold Van Pelt, Edward Gübelin Each gem deposit-whether of primary origin in the parentrocks.

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In gemology, “origin” refers to the geographic locality of a gemstone deposit (Hänni, ). Origin determination of colored gemstones began with Gübelin and SSEF (both in Switzerland) in the s and with AGL (New York) in (Schwarz, ). This is a deceptive practice and should be prevented if we are to have an honest gem trade.

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