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How to recognise fake fossils:

http://www.fossilmuseum.net/

collect/fossilfakes.htm​​​​​​​

  

If you've found a meteorite:

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For the geology of where you are:

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Geology/geologyOfBritain/viewer.html​​​​​​​
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The Jurassic Coast fossil finder:

https://jurassiccoast.org/what-is-the-

jurassic-coast/all-about-fossils/fossil-

finder/fossil-finder-database/

  

The rocks and minerals of Minecraft​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

https://www.mindat.org/a/minecraft​​​​​​​

    

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GEM CUTTING: A LAPIDARY'S MANUAL (SECOND HAND COPY IN VERY GOOD CONDITION)

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GEM CUTTING:

A LAPIDARY'S MANUAL

By John Sinkankas

Second edition

(Second hand copy in very good condition)
 

The classic book on cutting and polishing rocks, minerals and gemstones by the famous gemmologist, John Sinkankas. Written specifically for the beginner with no previous experience, this book became the standard text for the amateur in the 1970s.


​​​​​​​Although published over 50 years ago, it is still relevant and useful today, covering sawing, grinding, sanding, polishing (including tumble polishing), carving and engraving.

   

Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold. 1962. Black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. 297 pages. Hardback with dust jacket. Very good condition.

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Size: 28 x 22 centimetres
Weight:  1.19 kilograms

PRICE: £12.00
GEM CUTTING: A LAPIDARY'S MANUAL (SECOND HAND COPY IN VERY GOOD CONDITION)