Rock and GemeBook - 2008
A fascinating encyclopedic reference on rocks and gems, including their identification, composition, and their use. Interesting topics such as the Malachite room in the Winter Palace and the collection of the Hope Diamond and the superstitions surrounding it are also covered in this guide.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., c2008 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2013.)
Characteristics: 1 online resource (426 entries) :,2472 images, digital files.
Alternative Title: Smithsonian rock and gem