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Crabtree Publishing Company
Gold (Rocks, Minerals, and Resources)
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2004-03-01
Number of pages: 32
Unlike other metals, gold is prized for its beauty and scarcity rather than its usefulness. Intended for ages 7-14, this illustrated book describes both the basics of this dazzling metal and our fascination with it throughout history. It includes topics such as how gold is formed; the great gold rushes; gold mining methods; and more.