REFERENCES All of these are available at your public library, local college library, bookstore, or Amazon.com.
 

Desautels, Paul. The Mineral Kingdom. Ridge Press. 1968.

Hall, Cally. Eyewitness Handbooks: Gemstones. Dorling Kindersley. 1994.

Holden, Alan and Phylis Morrison. Crystals and Crystal Growing. The MIT Press. 1960, 1982, 1997.

Holden, Martin. The Encyclopedia of Gemstones and Minerals. Facts On File. 1991.

Kraus, Edward Henry. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Study of Minerals and Crystals. McGraw-Hill Book Company. 1959.

Mercer, Ian. Crystals. Harvard University Press. 1990.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals. Chanticleer Press. 1979, 1995.

Putnis, Andrew. Introduction to Mineral Sciences. Cambridge University Press. 1992.

Robinson, George W. Minerals: An Illustrate Exploration of the Dynamic World of Minerals and Their Properties. Simon & Schuster. 1994.

Schumann, Walter. Gemstones of the World. Sterling Publishing Company. 1997.

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals. Simon & Schuster. 1977, 1978.

Smith, G. F. Herbert. Gemstones. 14th Ed. Pitman Publishing Corporation. 1972.

Ward, Fred. Diamonds. Gem Book Publishers. 1993.

Wood, Elizabeth A. Crystals and Light. D. Van Nostrand Company. 1964.

 
 

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