The Book Most Comprehensive in Knowledge on Precious Stones

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Author(s) Al-Biruni
Year publication 2004
Number of pages 355
Publisher Adam Publishers
ISBN number 81-7435-364-x
Language English

This book, a translation of the 11th century work on precious stones by Al-Biruni, shows us how the Arabic scholar saw the world of gemology in those days. The work comprises mineralogy, geology and the mystic powers of gemstones.

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