Gemstones of Western Australia by J M Fetherston et al.
This fantastic, hard back A4 size book has over 300 pages of information about gemstones in Wesern Australia. This is a joint publication by GSWA and GAA (Gemmological Association of Australia).
Detailed information is given about the different gemstones found in Australia. This book includes discussion of diamonds but it also examines lesser known gemstone deposits such as beryl, topaz, tourmaline, tektites, quartz and other siliceous gems. There is discussion of zebra stone, and other precious metals.
This book includes maps and indicators of geographical positions. This is designed to suit both the professional geologist, the fossicker and the amateur.