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Amber: The Natural Time Capsule

Amber: The Natural Time Capsule


作者  /  Andrew Ross

出版社 / Ingram International Inc

出版日期 / 2016/09/01

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$800

售價 / 9折, NT$ 720

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Amber is an engaging overview of this natural substance. It also explores how the fossilized inclusions trapped in the golden resin of spruce trees provide a superb record of prehistoric species and habitats. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this book includes all the current knowledge and ongoing research, such as:

● How amber is formed from the resin of ancient trees
● The fascinating process by which amber preserves natural specimens
● The secrets amber can reveal
● Types of amber
● Where amber can be found
● The role of amber in science and art
● Practical advice on how to distinguish genuine amber from fakes
● Recent discoveries and developments
● and particularly valuable features of the book include:

Exclusive and particularly valuable features of the book include:
● Stunning and previously unpublished photographs of specimens from the collection of the Natural History Museum in London
● Detailed illustrated identification keys to the most common insect inclusions
● The storied search for DNA in insect inclusions in amber
Amber brings the study of this fascinating substance and its secrets within reach of any reader, and it will particularly fascinate rock hounds, fossil and gem enthusiasts, hobbyists and jewelry designers.















詳細資料

誠品26碼 /2681854924001
ISBN 13 /9781770857599
ISBN 10 /1770857591
EAN /9781770857599

頁數112
尺寸25.1X19X1CM
裝訂平裝
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語言英文
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