Accession Number : ADP003064

Title :   Comments on the Commercial Shell Industry, Past and Present,

Corporate Author : AMERICAN SHELL CO KNOXVILLE TN

Personal Author(s) : Peach,J. L.

Report Date : OCT 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This paper discusses the following topics: Mussel for food; Mussel shells for pearl button production; Mussel shells for pearl culturing; Mussle shells for jewelry production; Freshwater mussel shell pearls for jewelry; Freshwater mussel shell pearls for medicinal purposes; Methods of Shell Harvesting; and Mussel Shell Processing.

Descriptors :   *Commerce, *Industries, *Mussels, Shellfish, Gems(Minerals), Fastenings, Clothing, Industrial production, Industrial plants, Beads, Medicine, Collecting methods, Processing, Workshops

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE