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The Extraordinary World of Diamonds free pdf With those words Nick Norman opens the romantic and intriguing world of diamonds. This fabulously illustrated book is as much a testimony to the astonishing wonders of nature as to the ingenuity and determination of the men and women in this unique industry. Behind the myth lies an extraordinary and fascinating story, which stretches back to the deep geological time of the Earth's formation. The diamond is unique among gems, its industry equally so. No other stone has aroused such passion, no business attracted such controversy and nowhere else can one discover such a kaleidoscope of characters.

About Nick Norman

Nick Norman studied geology at the University of Natal in Durban, where he graduated with an MSc in 1968. He has worked in mineral exploration in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Brazil and Chile, undertaking, in addition, shorter-term assignments elsewhere in South America and Africa. For the last ten years he has consulted on diamond exploration and mining projects in South Africa, Lesotho and Angola. He is the co-author of Geological Journeys: A Traveller's Guide to South Africa's Rocks and Landforms (2006).

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Author : Nick Norman
Publisher : Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Data Published : 15 March 2011
ISBN : 1770098283
EAN : 9781770098282
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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