What is asterism in minerals?


What is asterism in minerals?

Inclusions in Gemstones

Gemstones exist in varying qualities based on a number of different factors such as their luster, color, and sometimes transparency. Inclusions are minerals that can affect the appearance of the gem.

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Other Earth Materials: Metals and Precious Rocks


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Metals and other precious rocks are important materials that are among Earth's natural resources. Learn about different types of earth materials, the description of metals, the different types of precious rocks, and how minerals, rocks, soil, and water work in tandem to help sustain life on the planet.

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