Treasures of the Earth
by Roger Pabian with Brian Jackson, Peter Tandy & John Cromartie
from back cover:
"Whether you are a seasoned expert or just beginning your collection, Agates is an indespensable resource to the rich geological and cultural significance of these beautiful stones. With wonderful color photographs of stunning agates throughout, this book includes:
Illustrated guide to the different varieties of agates from around the world
Introduction to their geology and formation
Comprehensive identification guide
Uses of agates throughout the ages
Roger Pabian is a highly respected agates specialist and paleontologist. He worked at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for 35 years teaching the geology of gemstones and now teaches gem-cutting. Brian Jackson is the Head of Mineralogy at the National Museums of Scotland. Peter Tandy is a curator in the Department of Mineralogy at the Natural History Museum, London, England. John Cromartie is an expert on Scottish agates with 35 years' collecting experience."
Book size: 8.5" x 6"
Published by Firefly Books Ltd, 2006