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Minerals & Gems from the American Museum of Natural History

by George E. Harlow

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Published by Abbeville Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wines,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Science,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,
  • Rocks & Minerals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9507298M
    ISBN 10078920794X
    ISBN 109780789207944
    OCLC/WorldCa51234945

    Earlier this year, I visited the American Museum of Natural History in New York to do a museum report on their mineral and gemstone exhibit. This museum is one of the top natural history museums in the world, and contains a very significant mineral and gemstone collection. Published in association with the American Museum of Natural History, where Harlow is a scientist and curator of gems and minerals, this is a coffee-table-sized yet authoritative book of essays by.

    Rock and Mineral Books mineral and gem identification along with a huge reference section with hundreds of photos. Great for beginners or experienced. George Harlow and Joseph Peters, The American Museum of Natural History. Only $ "An easy-to-use field guide, with more than 1, spectacular illustrations - in full color." More.   The American Museum of Natural History’s Hall of Minerals and Gems closes next week for a gut renovation, but its ’70s-era decor will be missed By .

      Photo by the American Museum of Natural History The halls of gems and minerals are named for Roberto and Allison Mignone, longtime Museum supporters and volunteers. The American Museum of Natural History today announced that it will open the completely redesigned Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals in fall A brilliant showcase for one of the greatest collections of its kind and an engaging guide to recent science about our dynamic planet, square-foot halls will feature.


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Minerals & Gems from the American Museum of Natural History by George E. Harlow Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the world's fabulous collections of minerals and gems resides at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, and this jewel of a book includes more than of the Museum's spectacular specimens.

This book is also a concise guide to minerals and gems, explaining what they are, how they develop, the symmetrical perfection of their crystals, and the qualities that /5(8). A tireless researcher, Ms.

Sofianides has been collecting data on gemstones and the Museum's collection since George E. Harlow, Ph.D., Chairman of the Department of Mineral Sciences at the American Msuem of Natural History, is an eminent mineralogist and crystallographer/5(15). For anyone who has ever visited the Hall of Minerals at the American Musueam of Natural History in New York, this book will bring back vivid memorioes of an excellenr collection excellently displayed and explained.

For anyone simply interested in minerals, gems and their structures both visial and molecular, this is a very informative book/5(8). Minerals & Gems from the American Museum of Natural History Hardcover – March 1, by George E.

Harlow (Author), Joseph J. Peters (Author) See all Author: George E. Harlow, Joseph J. Peters. Gems, minerals, and objets d'art from the American Museum of Natural History. Beautifully illustrated color guide to the history, lore and properties of gems from around the world.

Get A Copy/5. Minerals and Gems Minerals and gems have been part of the Museum since it opened in The AMNH purchased its first major mineral collection in from S.C.H. Bailey, a New York lawyer. Bailey's collection, numbering between 5, and 7, specimens, was displayed in the Old Arsenal Building at 64th St.

and Fifth Avenue. Visit American Museum of Natural History. Central Park West New York, NY Phone: Email: [email protected] Open daily from 10 am - pm. - Buy Gems and Crystals: From the American Museum of Natural History (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones) book online at best prices in india on Read Gems and Crystals: From the American Museum of Natural History (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: One of the world's fabulous collections of minerals and gems resides at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, and this jewel of a book includes more than of the Museum's spectacular specimens/5(8).

rows  The Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum is a (C)3 organization committed to the. This sumptuously redesigned, twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the classic Gems & Crystals from the American Museum of Natural History features the properties, origins, history, and lore of nearly gems and crystals.

The halls of gems and minerals are closed for a major renovation. The Harry Frank Guggenheim Hall of Minerals presents hundreds of striking mineral-bearing specimens collected from around the world, including a giant topaz crystal from Brazil, a ton block of azurite-malachite ore from Arizona, and a nephrite jade slab from Poland.

Today, the National Museum of Natural History is part of that vast complex. It opened in and houses exhibits that encompass the animal kingdom, human origins, world cultures, and the earth sciences. Tucked into the eastern wing of the museum’s second floor is the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals.

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Drawn from the Museum’s collection of more thanminerals and gems, specimens in this hall are organized by mineral group, including diamond, sapphire and ruby, emerald and other beryls, opal, garnet, and many others.

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Gems and Minerals at the Museum The American Museum of Natural History is home to a collection of aboutminerals and 5, gems, which is acknowledged to be one of world’s greatest. Minerals and gems have been displayed in several different galleries over the years. Gems and Crystals: From the American Museum of Natural History: Sofianides, Anna S., Harlow, George E.: Books - ews: Get this from a library.

Minerals and gems: from the American Museum of Natural History. [George E Harlow; Joseph Peters; American Museum of Natural History.] -- Guide to the American Museum of Natural History's collection of minerals and gems. The Smithsonian Institution mineral and gem collection consists of approximatelymineral specimens gems, making it one of the largest of its kind in the world.

The collection is used for scientific research, education programs, and public exhibitions.Gems & crystals from the American Museum of Natural History / Anna S.

Sofianides and George E. Harlow ; photographs by Erica and Harold Van Pelt. New York: Simon & Schuster, c Minerals: an illustrated exploration of the dynamic world of minerals and their properties / George W. Robinson ; photography by Jeffrey A.

Scovil.Anna S. Sofianides worked for 23 years in the Department of Mineral Sciences at the American Museum of Natural History. A tireless researcher, Ms. Sofianides has been collecting data on gemstones and the Museum's collection since George E. Harlow, PhD, is an eminent mineralogist and crystallographer.