Title Tourmaline, Fascinating Crystals with Fantastic Inner Worlds
3899371941 / 9783899371949
Inventory number 979664
2015. 28cm. Pp.272. 650 colour photos. Softbound.
Tourmaline crystals are not only much sought after gemstones but also are highly interesting as study objects, because in them the formative forces in the mineral kingdom create an impressive richness of shapes and colours. The author presents more than 20 years research into the aesthetics of colour patterns and their mineralogical interpretation ; he has put together the very best and most interesting of thousands of crystals in this book. The fantastic photos of the hidden structures within tourmalines make this book a feast for the eyes for both the specialist and general reader. Text in English and German.