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natural history of crystals.

Alfred Edwin Howard Tutton

natural history of crystals.

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This handsome publication packs a great deal of information into a page : Ian Mercer. This book tried to tell the history of too many facets of gem history, including their medicinal and magical qualities, the history of science's understanding of them, the history of some individual gems, the donation history of the museum that supplied the photographs, the social and economic and mining histories /5.

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