Crystal and Gem by Roger R. Harding, R.F. Symes

By Roger R. Harding, R.F. Symes

This Eyewitness advisor to crystals and gems presents details on all features of this subject, in addition to displaying the reader diamonds getting used to chop via a brick wall and the place crystals develop at your residence. a long time 10+

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It grows bit by bit in place of the original material. This piece of wood from Nevada has been replaced by precious and potch opal. Precious opal Opal fruit Potch opal This was an aggregate (p. 22) of radiating crystals of glauberite. It has been completely replaced by precious opal. This kind of opal is found in Australia and is popularly known as pineapple opal. Drunk and driving Opal was given a bad name in the 17th-century court of the French king Louis XIV. He named his coaches after gemstones.

26). The wafers are etched with electronic circuits. one for each€chip. The circuit patterns are transferred on to a wafer from a piece of film called a€matrix. Silicon chip in protective covering Circuit board Many different chips are needed in a large computer. Each chip has a different circuit and runs a different part of the computer. The chips are protected in individual cases, then connected to the others on a€circuit board. ” When the card is inserted into a reading device, the chip makes contact with an electrical connector that reads the information on the card.

46), an amethyst and a citrine (p. €47). Another sapphire is attached at the top. Sapphire Hard as€rock Most natural corundum is not of gem quality. It is opaque and gray or brown like this crystal from Madagascar. Because of its hardness this material is used on industrial tools, and in the past it was used for fashioning other softer stones. Peacock throne Abrasive rock Shah Jahan, who reigned over Persia from 1627 to 1658, was famous for his knowledge of gems. His legendary Peacock Throne was set with hundreds of gems including 108 rubies.

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