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Amazonite: Mineralogy, Crystal Chemistry and Typomorphism provides in-depth coverage of the geological setting, mineralogy, chemistry,spectroscopic parameters, typomorphic features, and potential technological and economical uses associated with amazonite discovery. Featuring detailed characterization of the geological settings of amazonite, as well a full investigation of its chemical composition, structural features, and properties with respect to each genetic type of granite, this essential reference covers all key aspects of amazonite and the benefits of its discovery. Both newcomers and seasoned professionals in
Often dubbed the "crystals bible," this comprehensive reference guide to the spiritual and healing qualities of 455 sacred stones has become the go-to book for looking up the properties of gems and minerals. Each entry includes vivid color photographs for each stone to aid identification and to showcase its beauty, as well as listing its scientific information, its element and chakra correspondences, and the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of each stone. Illustrated by gorgeously lit, clear color photos to aid
Originally published in 1963, this text provides a major revision of the first edition. It is devoted to the feldspar minerals, incorporating the advances in knowledge and understanding arising from the new and improved techniques for the study of minerals that have developed over the decades between editions. The authors have set out to maintain the general approach used in the other volumes, summarizing important research results and presenting them in an organized fashion.
• Explores 455 crystals, minerals, gemstones, and their metaphysical energies, including vivid color photographs for each stone • For each stone, shares its scientific information, its element and chakra correspondences, its history, and its physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits • Includes guidance on how to work with crystals and stones and also explores the concept of crystal resonance Offering an illuminating alphabetical journey through the mineral kingdom, this comprehensive reference guide takes you deep into the world of crystals and their uses for spiritual
This volume presents the results of the archaeological investigations in the oasis of Fewet (SW Libyan Sahara), carried out by the Archaeological Mission in the Sahara of the Sapienza University of Rome. Evidences of an ancient rural village were identified under the houses of the modern town of Tan Afella and a large necropolis, dated to the Garamantian times, spread at the fringes of the modern settlement. Until 1997 very little was known on the Garamantian period in the Wadi Tanezzuft
“Archaeomineralogy” provides a wealth of information for mineralogists, geologists and archaeologists involved in archaeometric studies. The first edition was very well-received and praised for its systematic description of the rocks and minerals used throughout the world by our ancestors and for its excellent list of over 900 references, providing easy access to the fields of archaeomineralogy and geoarchaeology. This second edition of “Archaeomineralogy” takes an updated and expanded look at the human use of rocks and minerals from the Paleolithic through
A full-color guide to 52 crystals and practices to elevate your everyday life Are you looking to create your own luck? Or is today the day for breaking through blocks? Do you need to let go of what no longer serves you? Or do you simply want to sleep well, even if just for a night? No matter who you are, crystals can provide a boost of energy and purpose, as well as serve as tactile physical elements to help you
This unique book examines the basic principles underpinning the fascinating art of crystal healing. Presented in a simple, easy-to-read style, it is a classic, key piece of writing for anyone seeking to unlock the powerful healing properties of more than 120 crystals. The result of twelve years' research and personal study, author Michael Gienger presents here an exhaustative examination of the therapeutic and healing properties of crystals for all our spiritual, mental and physical needs. Containing a wealth of stunning colour
In the ancient Chinese art of feng shui, when you change the placement of objects in your living space, you change a corresponding area of your life. With Gemstone Feng Shui, you can affect change by using gemstones according to feng shui principles This book provides an easy-to-understand introduction to feng shui and gemstones, and includes a guide to the uses of sixty-three specific gemstones. Here's a sample of what gemstones can do for you: ·Amber--attracts luck, calms energy, and
Rare Earth Elements (REE) as well as tantalum and niobium are of tremendous importance because of their specific high-technology applications. The contributions gathered in this volume give an up-to-date survey on the mineralogy, primary ore deposits, prospecting, processing and applications of REE, Ta, and Nd, making this volume a useful handbook for practitioners and students. Finally, the comprehensive coverage of the fundamental aspects, especially as regards REE as tracers of geological phenomena, will prove extremely helpful.
The book describes current research into all aspects of craftwork in ancient Egypt.
With beautiful color photos, detailed drawings and step-by-step instructions, renowned jewelry designer Takako Samejima makes it easy for even the beginnerto create eye-catching, original bead accessories.
In 'Rockhound: An Experience of the North', rock and mineral collectors will read about the experience of collecting rocks, minerals, crystals and gemstones in Ontario, in particular, the area around Bancroft and up towards Cobalt and Gowganda. Rockhound focuses primarily on how to find specific minerals and collectors are led to world class deposits and instructed in recovery techniques and basic gem and mineral identification. Thick pine forests, abandoned gold mines, stunning gem seams and ghost towns are all part
A beautiful full-color guide to 250 healing crystals Crystals have been used for millennia for physical and psychic healing, and this book shows you how to harness their energy and power in your everyday life. With a simple, easy-to-understand description and a full-color photo for each crystal, Laurelle Rethke's Connecting with Crystals is a handy reference and a beautiful object for anyone interested in the ancient art of crystal healing.