Rock and Gem [the Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gems, and Fossils] (Book) : Bonewitz, Ra : From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of the Earth s buried treasures. Also included is a focussed look at other precious materials often prized for their beauty, such as amber, coral, ivory, and fossils. The books are formated so well that my first grade spent a whole hour looking through them both (we are lucky if we get five minutes usually) after he had already been through them several times. 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