Identification of Amber

Australian Gemstones Series Book 6
by Trudy Toohill

Publisher: Wild Colonial Press

Series: Australian Gemstones Series

Publication Date: December 22, 2016

ISBN: 1230001478570

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This book contains a wealth of information on all aspects of amber, it’s appearance, diagnostic properties, common treatments and imitations. Designed for the beginner or experienced, it will greatly assist those wishing to find out more about how to correctly identify amber. There is information on the physical and optical properties of amber. There is also details on the correct readings for amber, from various gemmological instruments, such as ultra-violet light, refractometer, to name just a few, which will aid in accurate identification. This book will also prove useful to the gem fossicker in the field as it includes useful visual information which can also be used to determine correct identification.