Rock and Minerals 2014 Wall Calendar
Rock and Minerals Wall Calendar: The Smithsonian Institution mineral and gem collection consists of approximately 350,000 mineral specimens and 10,000 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. Born of fluid, heat, and pressure, gems dazzle us with their breathtaking colors, shapes, and diversity. The gems in the National Gem Collection were discovered in all corners of the world and are among the Earth's great splendors. Minerals are more than beautiful display pieces. The images each month are accompanied by information highlighting the main characteristics of each rock or mineral. There are sections at the back of the calendar to record emergency contact information and birthdays/anniversaries and a full-page 3-year at-a-glance. This calendar makes a great gift for rock and mineral buffs. Earth friendly, printed with soya-based inks on FSC certified paper. UPC: 629084566747 EAN: 9781554566747 ISBN: 1554566746
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