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This list of resources has been compiled for science classes researching fine metals. If you find a helpful website, video or other resource that you think should be on here, please let Ms. Carpenter know!


IPL2: Information You Can Trust

This search engine searches only quality, reputable sources.


This website includes a chart of stone and fossil gemstones with information and descriptions of the various stones as well as history and legends surrounding the gems.

Gem Gallery

This gem gallery includes information about chemical makeup, history, and location of various gem stones.

History of Metals

Explore this brief history of fine metals.

Inernational Gem Society

Find some basic information and good pictures about various jems and metals 

National Geographic Magazine Index

Search the archives of National Geographic Magazines

Found an additional good website?  Please let Ms. Carpenter know and she'll add it here.


Library Catalog

Ms. Carpenter has created a pathfinder of fine metal resources which you can access here or browse the catalog below:

MMU Library Catalog


Research Databases

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Reference Books

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Atlas of the North American Indian - Carl Waldman; Molly Braun (Illustrator)
Call Number: R 970.004 Wal
ISBN: 0816039755
Publication Date: 2000-03-01

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Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art - James Hall
Call Number: R 704.946 Hall
ISBN: 0064333159
Publication Date: 1974-01-01

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Elements (series) - Brian Knapp
Call Number: R 546
Publication Date: 1996, 1997

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Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450 - Thomas Benjamin
Call Number: R 324 Enc
ISBN: 0028658442
Publication Date: 2006-09-01

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Man, Myth and Magic - Richard Cavendish (Editor)
Call Number: R 133.03 Man
ISBN: 185435731X
Publication Date: 1994-12-01


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