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natural history of precious stones and of precious metals

C. W. King

natural history of precious stones and of precious metals

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Published by Bell & Daldy, Deighton, Bell in London, Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineralogy.,
  • Rocks.,
  • Precious stones.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby C.W. King.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 364 p. ;
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19473756M

    To give a concrete example, a cubic inch of iron weighs rather more than a quarter of a pound, while a cubic inch of oak weighs half an ounce. And all your sons will be taught of Jehovah. There are degrees of preciousness, degrees of transparency or translucency, degrees of flaminess and brilhance, and a remarkable variety of colors. Answer: Pencil leads and diamonds are predominantly carbon. It is evident from this that a 'sapphire stone denbtes the truth which is translucent from internal truths, namely, that the stone denotes truth, and sapphire translucence. It is also used to make certain acids, in fire extinguishers and melting ice on the road.

    To identify any given stone and to determine the mineral species to which it belongs, a chemical analysis is often desirable and, in some cases, essential. Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. And so it is that these variations in the properties of precious stones correspond to the variety of ways in which the Lord's Word is received according to the truths and goods in the different heavens. Minimum monthly payments are required.

    This variety also comes forth from the spiritual origin of precious stones, which is the Word in the heavens. For additional information about the world's natural treasures, an page reference section at the back of the book highlights a variety of other rocks and minerals, and a color guide directory groups gems according to their main color. Amethyst colors range from light to dark purple, and the transparent deep purple colors are the most highly regarded. Therefore when this internal sense is not known, one can no more judge of the Divine Sanctity of the Word than a precious stone by the matrix which encloses it, which sometimes appears like ordinary stone: or than one can judge, by a cabinet of jasper, lapis-lazuli, amianthus or specular stone or agate, of the diamonds, rubies, sardonyxes, oriental topazes, etc. In their houses everything glows as if from precious stones, and looking through the windows is like looking through pure crystal.


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natural history of precious stones and of precious metals by C. W. King Download PDF Ebook

Every precious stone was your covering: the ruby, the topaz, and the diamond, the tarshish,were the ahointed cherub who covers, and I put you on the mountain of the holiness of God, and in the middle of the stones of fire you walked. Answer: Pencil leads and diamonds are predominantly carbon.

The most prized are the rare red or rare colourless. The group containing the silicates is again an important one, for it embraces the emerald, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, and many other precious stones. Whenever any angel out of the third heaven comes thither and looks at the opened Word the many-colored rainbow above and around the Word appears on a red ground, When an angel out of the second heaven comes thither and looks the rainbow appears on a blue ground.

Due to both it beauty and its durability it is regularly used in jewellery and as a form of currency. This oxide, which is known as silica, is the most important constituent of the earth's crust. Much of the rest has disappeared in shipwrecks or other disasters. Silverhe writes, does not occur in native form and has to be mined, usually occurring with lead ores.

Minerals, Precious Metals and Gems

Answer: The symbol for silver is Ag in the periodic table of the elements. Diamond varies in colour from colourless to yellows, browns, greens, blues, pinks and a very rare red. Perhaps it refers to glass imitations of jewellery gemstones. Turquoise today remains a popular gemstone, and is one of the most important opaque gemstones.

Thus it is respectively like a ruby and like a diamond; from the celestial flame like a ruby, and from the spiritual light like a diamond. In fact, they are so hard that the only things that will cut them are other diamonds.

Crystals, Gems, and Precious Stones:

It is used in missiles, aircraft parts and vacuums. Trace amounts of gold are found almost everywhere, but large deposits are found in only a few locations. A knowledge of the subject is essential to the correct understanding of the natural relations of minerals, including also precious stones.

The chroso-prase is here joined with crimson, and since crimson signifies the celestial love of good, it follows that the chrysoprase signifies the celestial love of truth, for wherever good is treated of in the prophetic Word, truth of the same kind, on account of the heavenly marriage in each of the things therein, is likewise treated of.

Namely it led to the search for other metallic ores, to the development of metallurgy. Tourmaline may be mentioned as an example of the few gems belonging to this group, the chemical composition of which is specially complex. It cannot be absorbed by the skin or breathing, but it is harmful if it touches food or drink.

This division contains only one gem, the turquoise. Other offers may also be available. Tantalum is used when an alloy needs a high melting point and strength.

It is thus obvious that a knowledge natural history of precious stones and of precious metals book the natural history of precious stones and of precious metals book relations of precious stones is not only of theoretical importance, but also of the highest practical importance, for it would enable a buyer of rough stones to distinguish a genuine from a false stone by the form alone, thus avoiding injury to the stone.

And black derives it origin from the shade of those, which is ignorance. Its byproduct is used in ink and disinfectants. Halite [image right] sodium chloride--salt is used for seasoning food and softening water.

The main ore of mercury is cinnabarlong used as a pigment by painters. They may also be compared to two rubies or carbuncles on the cloak of an emperor, but if their uses are not known, they are only like two carne-lians or crystals on any gown. From this it appears why it was that stones of so many colors were set in rows in the breastplate, namely, that they might represent in their order all the goods and truths which are in the heavens, and consequently the whole heaven.

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