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Te Wahi Pounamu: the Place of Greenstone

Te Wahi Pounamu: the Place of Greenstone (out of print)

Author: Alfred Moreton
$60.00(NZD)  inc GST
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Te Wahi Pounamu, translated from Maori to mean, 'The Place of Greenstone', is a book that recounts the history of Greenstone, how it got its name and where it was created. It also describes in detail the various varieties of Greenstone that occur in the Jade fields of Westland in the South Island of New Zealand. Chapters in this book are dedicated to stories of discovery, working with stone and protection of the resource.

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General Fields

  • : 9780473132170
  • : Nationwide Books
  • : Nationwide Books
  • : 210x230mm
  • : October 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alfred Moreton
  • : Rocks, minerals & fossils; Gold & silversmithing; Jewellery & jewellery-making
  • : 163pp
  • : 553.876
  • : Hardback
  • : Colour photographs