Author(s): Roger R. Harding
In association with The Natural History Museum Be an eyewitness to the stunning natural beauty of crystals of every size, shape and colour - and their remarkable uses in everything from surgeon's scalpels to silicon chips. See a Crystal's hidden layers Find out how to make stones sparkle Discover where to find crystals in your home
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